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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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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Japan Open: Saina, Srikanth Lead Battle

After a decent showing at the World Championships, Indian shuttlers are ready for more. Saina Nehwal, Srikanth Kidambi, Parupalli Kashyap, Ashwini Ponnappa and Jwala Gutta are all geared up for the battle at the Japan Open. Comfortable draw for Indian players in Round 1 Japan Open Indian players have considerably easy draws in their respective

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Badminton Weekly: Saina Nehwal Emerges On Top

After a long three months gap, Saina Nehwal has once again reached top of the BWF World rankings, thanks to her performance at the badminton World championships. Saina is not the only Indian who has climbed up in the rankings after the tournament. Her colleagues Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa also broke into the top

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World Badminton Championship: Kashyap & Prannoy Win

India had a good start at the World Badminton Championship campaign in Jakarta with Parupalli Kashyap and HS Prannoy starting off with convincing wins in the first round. Kashyap, who is the reigning Commonwealth games champion, defeated Erik Meijs of Netherlands in straight sets. Seeded 10th in the tournament, Kashyap started with a 5-11 deficit

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Indonesian Open: Parupalli Kashyap Loses In Semi-Final

Indian Badminton ace, Parupalli Kashyap failed to find a place in the Indonesian Open Final after losing to Kento Momota of Japan in a closely contested semifinal match. Parupalli Kashyap misses out India’s Parupalli Kashyap faced off against eighth seed Kento Momota in the semi-finals of Indonesian Open. The early exchanges of the first game

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Saina Nehwal Crashes Out Of Indonesian Open

Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal was eliminated from the Indonesian Badminton Open today after she failed to overcome the hurdle of Wang Shixian of China. Tough Day for Saina Nehwal The tournament earlier saw India’s P Kashyap advanced to the semi-finals by stunning the world number one Chen Long. Lady luck however failed to smile

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Indonesian Open: Saina And Kashyap Advance

Indian hopes in the Indonesian Open Badminton were kept alive after world no. 1 Saina Nehwal and world no. 14 P. Kashyap made it to the second round. Good Day for India at the Indonesian Open Saina faced off against Nichaon Jindapon of Thailand in the first round. She won by the score of 21-16,

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