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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Chinese Taipei Open Recap : Dissapointing Outing For Indians

The journey of Indian badminton players in the Chinese Taipei Open came to a disappointing end in the second round. Forgettable Chinese Taipei Open The absence of Saina Nehwal, Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa was already a setback, and India’s woes further increased as all other players faced a disappointing second round exits in the tournament. Kidambi

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Indian Badminton Weekly #17: Kashyap Back In Top Ten

Parupalli Kashyap was the star of the show last week at the Indonesian Open Superseries Premier as he toppled the World No. 1 Chen Long to make it to the semis. The stupendous show helped the Indian star to break back into the top 10 in the latest BWF Rankings. Here’s presenting our weekly recap of

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Top Seven Moments For Indian Badminton

Indian badminton has been improving by leaps and bounds for quite a few years now. The current Indian brigade led by Saina Nehwal has established itself as a force to reckon with. Kidambi Srikanth has recently attained his career-best ranking of no. 3 and Parupalli Kashyap has broken back into the top 10 after a stupendous

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Singapore Open: Parupalli Kashyap Crashes Out In Semis

India’s campaign at the Singapore Open Superseries came to an end with World No. 15 Parupalli Kashyap crashing out in the semi-finals on Saturday. The Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold champion went down 20-22, 21-11, 21-14 to Hong Kong’s Hu Yun in a contest that lasted for 59 minutes. Parupalli Kashyap too had been in

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Singapore Open: Parupalli Kashyap Enters Semis

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap put up a dominant display to enter the semi-finals of the Singapore Open Superseries tournament on Friday.  The World No. 15 defeated Frenchman Brice Leverdez 21-6, 21-17 in the quarter-finals. However, curtains came down on the campaign of his compatriot, HS Prannoy. The 14th-ranked Kerala shuttler who upset the

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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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Saina Nehwal Wins; Kidambi Srikanth Out Of Malaysia Open

World No. 1 Saina Nehwal was left the last Indian standing at the $500,000 Malaysia Open Superseries Premier as all her compatriots crashed out of the Kuala Lumpur event on Thursday. The India Open champion put up a dominant show once again as she entered the quarter-finals after a 21-13, 21-9 victory over qualifier Xue

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Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth Start On A Winning Note

Fresh from their India Open triumph, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth got off to a winning start at the $500,000 Malaysia Open Superseries Premier held at the Putra Stadium in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday. While Saina cruised to a straight-game win over Indonesian Maria Febe Kusumastuti, Srikanth saved match points to eke out a narrow

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Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth Seek Titles In Malaysia

After the India Open double delight which saw both Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth win titles at home, the action now shifts to Malaysia. The season’s second Superseries Premier event – the $500, 000 Maybank Malaysia Open is set to kick off on Tuesday at the Putra Stadium in Kuala Lumpur. For Saina Nehwal who

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