Dubai Super Series: Saina Nehwal Crashes Out

The journey of Indians in the Dubai Super Series tournament ended as Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth crashed out. Saina Nehwal had a strong chance of making it into the next round after her win over World Number one Carolina Marin. However, the Indian starlet could not match up to Tai Tzu Ying in the

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Dubai Super series: Saina Nehwal Topples World Number one Carolina Marin

After starting the Dubai Super series with a defeat, Saina Nehwal came back strongly to get a win over World Number one Carolina Marin. The unseeded Saina Nehwal in a gruelling match that lasted three games toppled Marin, who is the top seed in the tournament. The Indian took home the first set with a

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Dubai Superseries: Saina Nehwal, Srikanth Suffer Defeats

Indian Badminton stars Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth suffered defeats on the first day of Dubai Super Series badminton tournament. The tournament is the Round-robin format for the first round, sees top players from both the men category and women category. Saina faced off against Nozomi Okuhara in the first match up and could not

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Denmark Open: PV Sindhu Advances To Semis

India’s lone survivor at the Denmark Open PV Sindhu faced the fancied Wang Yihan in the quarterfinals at the Denmark super series. The Indian managed to survive and confirm a podium finish for the country as she progressed to the semi-finals. PV Sindhu wins in Straight Games Facing the 6th ranked Yihan Wang, PV Sindhu

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World Badminton Recap: Saina Nehwal Finish Second

The 2015 Edition of World Badminton Championship proved to be a memorable tournament for India as Saina Nehwal finished second, just behind Carolina Marin. Men’s category sees early exits While Saina Nehwal went on to have a successful campaign, the Indian players in the men’s category disappointed. Parupalli Kashyap was the first to be knocked

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Saina Nehwal Loses Final, Settles For WC Silver

It was a challenge that proved too tough for India’s Saina Nehwal in the end. Carolina Marin sprung to life after a slow start and played a brilliant match to retain her World Championships title 21-16, 21-19, thereby crushing all hopes of Saina in a 59-minute final of high quality. But the World No. 2

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Saina Nehwal Reaches Maiden World Championships Final

Saina Nehwal looked slightly jaded and had a raucous Indonesian crowd to deal with but that did not deter her from securing a place in the final of the prestigious World Championships in Jakarta on Saturday. The Indian, who came though a marathon quarter-final against Wang Yihan on Friday, registered a 21-17, 21-17 win over

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Malaysia Open: Carolina Marin, Chen Long Reign Supreme

World No. 2 Carolina Marin continued with her sensational season as she captured her second Superseries Premier title in a row at the Malaysia Open. It was the All England Open four weeks back where the Spaniard first tasted a Superseries victory and now she has done it once again! Carolina Marin wins rematch of

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Indian Badminton Weekly #11: Semis For Saina At Malaysian Open

Three days after officially being crowned world no 1, Saina Nehwal came up short in the Malaysia Open semifinal against  Li Xuerui. Apart from the heartbreaking loss, the Indian badminton ace lost the top spot on the rankings. Thereafter Nehwal also pulled out of the Singapore open citing fatigue. Battling fatigue, Kidambi Srikanth and the

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Malaysia Open: Saina Nehwal Goes Down Fighting In Semis

Saina Nehwal’s campaign at the Malaysia Open Superseries Premier ended on Saturday after a heartbreaking loss to her nemesis and former World No. 1 Li Xuerui in the semi-finals. The top-ranked Indian was up a game before the Chinese Olympic champion forced a comeback and clinched the win 13-21, 21-17, 22-20 in 68 minutes. With

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