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
With the largest contingent ever, the Indian badminton team will be looking for its biggest medal haul at the 2015 BWF World Championships held at the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta, starting Monday. With World No. 2 Saina Nehwal and two-time bronze medal winner PV Sindhu spearheading the team in women’s singles and three
The Indian badminton contingent had a memorable outing at the Lagos International 2015 last week as the nation’s shuttlers scooped up titles in singles as well as doubles at the Nigerian tournament. B Sai Praneeth who was the top seed, did justice to his billing as he went on to capture the men’s singles crown.
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
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
The Indian badminton team, spearheaded by Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth, will begin its campaign against Malaysia at the Sudirman Cup in Dongguan, China on Monday. India face a stiff challenge from Malaysia and three-time champions South Korea with whom they have been clubbed together in Group 1D at this biennial World Mixed Team Championships.
A week after Kidambi Srikanth’s Swiss Open triumph, Indian shuttlers continued to win in the international circuit. N Sikki Reddy and Pradnya Gadre who are now ranked 49 in the current World Rankings, emerged victorious in women’s doubles at the Polish Open last week. Two titles in two consecutive weeks for Sikki Reddy The 21-year-old
Saina Nehwal’s ascent to the World No. 1 ranking will be a much talked-about event at the upcoming India Open which will also see the debut of Chinese superstar Lin Dan. India’s only Superseries tournament which kicks off at the Siri Fort Complex in New Delhi on 24th March, is set to witness a momentous
The Air Costa 79th senior badminton championship concluded in Vijayawada on Thursday. Sai Praneeth and Ruthvika Shivani from Andhra Pradesh were the men’s and women’s singles champions respectively. Men’s singles: Sai Praneeth bt Sameer Verma The men’s singles final was an absolute thriller as Sai Praneeth faced a tough challenge from the in-form Sameer Verma.