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Fourth seed PV Sindhu crashes out of Badminton Asia Championships

Fourth seed PV Sindhu crashes out of Badminton Asia Championships

Sindhu, seeded fourth in the tournament, lost 21-15, 14- 21, 22-24 against her eighth-seeded Chinese opponent in the quarterfinal contest that lasted one hour and 17 minutes.

Asia Championships: PV Sindhu advances to quarters with easy win, Ajay Jayaram bows out Asia Championships: PV Sindhu advances to quarters with easy win, Ajay Jayaram bows out

Rio Olympic silver medallist and fourth seed Sindhu continued her domination right from the start against Japan's Aya Ohori and won the match 21-14, 21-15.

Asian badminton Championship: PV Sindhu, Ajay Jayaram advance; Saina Nehwal slump to defeat  Asian badminton Championship: PV Sindhu, Ajay Jayaram advance; Saina Nehwal slump to defeat

Saina, who recently made a first-round exit at the Malaysia Open, underwent knee surgery after the 2016 Rio Olympics and since recovering the Hyderabad girl has been struggling to return to her menacing best

Shraddha Kapoor all set to play Saina Nehwal's character in her biopic Shraddha Kapoor all set to play Saina Nehwal's character in her biopic

While the cricket fans are anxiously waiting for the release of Sachin Tendulkar's biopic, another one is in the making for them. Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal's biopic is in making and her role would be played by none other than Shraddha Kapoor.

World No. 3 PV Sindhu eyes good show at Asia badminton championship title World No. 3 PV Sindhu eyes good show at Asia badminton championship title

The 21-year-old from Hyderabad will square off against Indonesia's Dinar Dyah Ayustine in the opening round.

China Masters: Parupalli Kashyap crashes out in prequarters to third seed Qiao Bin China Masters: Parupalli Kashyap crashes out in prequarters to third seed Qiao Bin

Kashyap lost 10-21 22-20 13-21 to former World No. 6 and third seed Qiao Bin of China in a contest which lasted an hour and 16 minutes at the Olympic sports center.

BWF ranking: PV Sindhu moves up to No. 3; Srikanth, Praneeth gain eight positions each BWF ranking: PV Sindhu moves up to No. 3; Srikanth, Praneeth gain eight positions each

Sindhu, who had slipped to number five last week, earned two spots on the basis of making the quarterfinals of the recently-concluded Singapore Open Super Series.

PV Sindhu not bothered about slipping to No. 5 in rankings, says winning and losing is part of life PV Sindhu not bothered about slipping to No. 5 in rankings, says winning and losing is part of life

India`s star shuttler P.V. Sindhu is focusing on coming championships and aims to give her best to achieve her ultimate goal -- becoming World No. 1.

Parupalli Kashyap, Harsheel Dani reach prequarters at China Masters Grand Prix Parupalli Kashyap, Harsheel Dani reach prequarters at China Masters Grand Prix

The former World No. 6, Kashyap will face third seeded Chinese Qiao Bin on Thursday.

Indian shuttlers should look for consistency and target bigger tournaments, feels Pullela Gopichand Indian shuttlers should look for consistency and target bigger tournaments, feels Pullela Gopichand

Gopichand expressed satisfaction over the recent performances of Indian shuttlers, including P V Sindhu and B Sai Praneeth, but said its time to step up to the next level as a lot still needs to be achieved.

Singapore Open champ Sai Praneeth has quality but he needs consistency: Pullela Gopichand Singapore Open champ Sai Praneeth has quality but he needs consistency: Pullela Gopichand

Praneeth had clinched the Canada Open last year and reached the Syed Modi Grand prix Gold this year in January. However, he hurt his shoulder during the final.

Singapore Open: B Sai Praneeth beats compatriot Kidambi Srikanth 17-21, 21-17, 21-12 to win maiden Superseries title Singapore Open: B Sai Praneeth beats compatriot Kidambi Srikanth 17-21, 21-17, 21-12 to win maiden Superseries title

With this win, Praneeth has now extended his head-to-head record against Srikanth to 5-1

Kidambi Srikanth vs Sai Praneeth: Live badminton score, live streaming - Singapore Open 2017, men's singles final Kidambi Srikanth vs Sai Praneeth: Live badminton score, live streaming - Singapore Open 2017, men's singles final

Kidambi Srikanth vs Sai Praneeth Live: In a historic all-Indian final, two of India's finest male shuttlers will clash against each other in the final of Singapore Open Super Series badminton.

Singapore Open: It's Kidambi Srikanth vs Sai Praneeth in a dream all-India final Singapore Open: It's Kidambi Srikanth vs Sai Praneeth in a dream all-India final

Going in tomorrow match, the higher ranked Srikanth will be deemed favourite, but Praneeth has a 4-1 head-to-head record against his more illustrious compatriot.

Singapore Open: B Sai Praneeth stuns Korea's Lee Dong-keun to enter maiden Super Series final Singapore Open: B Sai Praneeth stuns Korea's Lee Dong-keun to enter maiden Super Series final

The 24-year-old from Hyderabad, who had clinched the Canada Open last year, came out with a well sorted strategy and executed it brilliantly to completely blow away his opponent in the opening game.

Singapore Open: Kidambi Srikanth, Sai Praneeth make it to semis, PV Sindhu loses to Carolina Marin Singapore Open: Kidambi Srikanth, Sai Praneeth make it to semis, PV Sindhu loses to Carolina Marin

Sindhu, who had dropped down to world number 5 due to her first round exit at the Malaysia Open last week, never looked the player who had outsmarted Marin not too long back in New Delhi.