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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India Open Glory For Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth

It was a week supposed to culminate in Cricket World Cup glory for diehard Indian sports lovers. But with India crashing out in the semi-finals, badminton gave the crestfallen sports fans a new lease of life and hope. Indian badminton, which had been reaching new heights for the past few months, saw unprecedented glory achieved

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Saina Nehwal Aims For World No 1 Ranking At India Open

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

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Saina Nehwal Loses In All England Open Final

Reigning World Champion Carolina Marin of Spain made a remarkable comeback to dash Indian hopes and beat world number three Saina Nehwal at the Barclaycard Arena in the All England Open final. Early favorite – Saina Nehwal The Indian had a 3-0 record over the Spaniard which included a thriller at the 2015 Syed Modi

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Saina Nehwal Reaches Maiden Final At All England Open

History was created on Saturday at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham as Saina Nehwal became the first Indian woman to reach the final of the prestigious All England Open. The world number three who beat Wang Yihan on Friday continued her amazing run and beat Sun Yu 21-13, 21-13 to make it to the summit

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All England Open: Saina Nehwal Storms Into The Semis

It was one of the most dominant performances from Saina Nehwal that will remain etched in the memories of Indian badminton fans forever. The world number three put up a spectacular display to record just her second win over the former world number one Wang Yihan at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on Friday. The 21-19,

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All England Open: Saina Nehwal Reaches Quarters

World number three Saina Nehwal reached the quarter-finals of the prestigious All England Open with a convincing 21-15, 21-15 victory over Korean qualifier Kim Hyo Min at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham. Earlier in the day, 2014 Commonwealth Games silver medallists Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa were knocked out in the women’s doubles second round.

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Saina, Srikanth Look To Conquer All England Championships

The Superseries events in badminton are about to kick off as the 105th edition of the All England Open Badminton Championships is scheduled from 3rd March to 8th March. The All England Championships which began in 1899 is the oldest badminton tournament in the world and this is the 22nd year that it will be

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HS Prannoy: My Fear Of Losing Has Reduced

HS Prannoy is one of the most exciting talents to emerge from the stable of Pullela Gopichand in recent years. The 22-year-old who won the Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold in 2014, has had a meteoric rise in the last few months and has now catapulted into the world’s top 20. Currently ranked world number

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Indian Badminton Weekly #2: Saina Nehwal, Kashyap Shine

Top class badminton returned to India in week 2 of our coverage of the badminton circuit with the recently-concluded Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold held in Lucknow last week. It was a good week for Indian Badminton as Saina Nehwal successfully defended her crown in women’s singles and was joined on the winners list by

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