French Open Badminton: Saina Nehwal Bows Out In the QF

Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal was knocked out in tge quarterfinals of the French Open badminton tournament by Thailand’s Ratchanok Intanon. Ratchanok dominates Saina Nehwal The top seeded Saina came into the match as the favorite against Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand. Seeded eight in the tournament, Ratchanok gave a tough battle for Saina in the

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French Open Badminton: Saina Nehwal In the Quarters

Saina Nehwal managed to reach the quarter-finals of the French Open Badminton tournament while other Indian players crashed out. Saina Nehwal has a comfortable win Saina, who earlier won against Michelle Li of Canada in the first round, faced Minatsu Mitani in the second round. The match proved to be a comfortable outing for the

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French Open Badminton: Big Win for HS Prannoy

Indian badminton stars Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap and HS Prannoy made it to the second round of French Open Badminton. HS Prannoy Stuns Olympic Champion at French Open Badminton HS Prannoy, who is unseeded in the tournament produced the biggest upset of the first day when he defeated the reigning Olympic Champion Lin Dan of

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India Look Strong For Denmark Open

Heading into the Denmark Open, Indian shuttlers would hope for more success this year. Ajay Jayaram played his life’s best badminton in the past few weeks and Indian ace Saina Nehwal is all set to return to action. Saina is seeded first at the tournament in women’s singles. Saina returns to action for Denmark Open

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Korea Open Recap: Ajay Jayaram Wins Silver

Ajay Jayaram’s silver proved to be the standout achievement for India at the BWF Korea Open Badminton Tournament. Big names like Saina Nehwal, Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa decided to skip the tournament, which in turn piled up the pressure on players like P Kashyap and Kidambi Srikanth. Sikki Reddy and Tarun Kona marked a

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Kidambi Srikanth Wins, Kashyap Exits World Championships

Tenth-seeded Parupalli Kashyap was the biggest Indian casualty on Day 3 of the World Championships at the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta on Wednesday. The Commonwealth Games champion lost 21-17, 13-21, 18-21 to Vietnamese World No. 34 Tien Minh Nguyen. In contrast, the other Indian men’s singles stars – third seed Kidambi Srikanth and

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Jwala Gutta: Queen Of Indian Badminton Doubles

For whatever length of time that one can recall, doubles play has been the Achilles’ heel for Indian Badminton with top singles players often having to participate in doubles during key team matches in the Thomas Cup and Uber Cup. Jwala Gutta has been a shining exception and has taken Indian doubles forward in World Badminton.

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Yonex Canada Open: Jwala and Ashwini Reach Semi

Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa made it to the semi-finals of the Yonex Canada Open Badminton Championship after a hard fought win. Ajay and Praneeth Crash Out of Canada Open In the men’s singles category, India’s Ajay Jayaram lost to top seed Marc Zwiebler of Germany in the Quarter-final. The final score read 16-21,15-21 in

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