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India Open: Hampered HS Prannoy bows out; Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu progress

India Open: Hampered HS Prannoy bows out; Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu progress

Under the pressure of new BWF rules, Prannoy chose to take court despite developing foot corns and eventually lost to compatriot Shreyansh Jaiswal 4-21, 6-21.

Jan 31, 2018, 15:49 PM IST
India Open: Shreyansh Jaiswal, Aakarshi Kashyap among Indians to enter main draw

India Open: Shreyansh Jaiswal, Aakarshi Kashyap among Indians to enter main draw

Shreyansh Jaiswal and Aakarshi Kashyap were among the four Indian shuttlers to enter the main draw of the singles event at the USD 350,000 India Open Super 500 tournament here on Tuesday.

Jan 30, 2018, 20:46 PM IST
We have it in us to beat Tai Tzu Ying, says Saina Nehwal

We have it in us to beat Tai Tzu Ying, says Saina Nehwal

World No. 1 Tai Tzu has defeated Saina nine times in their last 10 meetings and Sindhu eight times in 11.

Jan 30, 2018, 19:11 PM IST
Former champions Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu start favourites at India Open

Former champions Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu start favourites at India Open

In-form Saina Nehwal and defending champion P.V. Sindhu will be the cynosure of all eyes when they start their campaign at the $350,000 India Open, starting on Tuesday.

Jan 29, 2018, 17:13 PM IST
Saina Nehwal loses to No. 1 Tai Tzu in Indonesia Masters final

Saina Nehwal loses to No. 1 Tai Tzu in Indonesia Masters final

Tai Tzu Ying has now defeated the former world No.1 Indian nine times in their last 10 meetings. 

Jan 28, 2018, 12:33 PM IST
Sensational Saina Nehwal enters final of Indonesia Masters

Sensational Saina Nehwal enters final of Indonesia Masters

The former world no 1, who has won thrice in Indonesia, dished out a spirited performance to overcome a fighting Ratchanok 21-19 21-19 in the semifinal lasting 48 minutes.

Jan 27, 2018, 15:16 PM IST
Indonesia Masters: Saina Nehwal sinks PV Sindhu to sail into semis

Indonesia Masters: Saina Nehwal sinks PV Sindhu to sail into semis

Saina, who is coming back from an ankle injury, overcame Sindhu 21-13, 21-19 in an all-Indian women's singles quarterfinal clash.

Jan 26, 2018, 17:38 PM IST
Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu to clash in the quarterfinals at Indonesia Masters

Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu to clash in the quarterfinals at Indonesia Masters

Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu will meet in an all-Indian quarterfinal clash after both won their respective preliminary matches at the USD 350,000 Indonesia Masters, adding another chapter to their new

Jan 25, 2018, 17:31 PM IST
 Indonesia Masters: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu advance to Round 2, Parupalli Kashyap exits

Indonesia Masters: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu advance to Round 2, Parupalli Kashyap exits

Olympians Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu have advanced into the second round of the Indonesia Masters with contrasting wins in the women's singles.

Jan 25, 2018, 14:55 PM IST
Asia Team Championship: Tough draw for India's women shuttlers, easier for men

Asia Team Championship: Tough draw for India's women shuttlers, easier for men

Asia Team Championship serves as a qualifier for Thomas and Uber Cup Finals, which will be held at Bangkok from May 20 to 27.

Jan 24, 2018, 21:13 PM IST
Dismal start for Indian shuttlers at Indonesia Masters

Dismal start for Indian shuttlers at Indonesia Masters

India witnessed a dismal start at the Indonesia Masters as none of the shuttlers could cross the qualifying stage at the USD 350,000 World Tour Super 500 tournament, here on Tuesday.

Jan 23, 2018, 21:45 PM IST
Siddharth Singh wins Swedish Open junior badminton title

Siddharth Singh wins Swedish Open junior badminton title

Siddharth registered a 21-15, 21-11 victory over Denmark’s Mads Christophersen in the finals to claim his maiden international title.

Jan 22, 2018, 20:23 PM IST
Sai Praneeth, Ponnappa-Sikki out of Malaysia Masters

Sai Praneeth, Ponnappa-Sikki out of Malaysia Masters

Praneeth lost to top-seeded Viktor Axelsen of Denmark 17 -21, 8-21 while Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy went down to Denmark's Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Christinna Pedersen 15-21, 15-21.

Jan 18, 2018, 20:37 PM IST
PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth to lead India's charge in Asian Team Championship

PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth to lead India's charge in Asian Team Championship

Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu and World No 3 Kidambi Srikanth will lead the Indian women's and men's team respectively at the Asian Team Championships to be held in Malaysia from February 6 to

Jan 18, 2018, 20:12 PM IST
Dismal start to season for Indian shuttlers

Dismal start to season for Indian shuttlers

Indian mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy failed to cross the opening hurdle at the season-opening $350,000 Malaysia Masters, on Tuesday.

Jan 16, 2018, 19:03 PM IST
Hyderabad Hunters claim maiden title in PBL 3

Hyderabad Hunters claim maiden title in PBL 3

Hyderabad Hunters overcame a fighting Bengaluru Blasters 4-3 in a thrilling summit clash to claim their maiden title at the third Premier Badminton League (PBL) here tonight.

Jan 15, 2018, 00:30 AM IST
Bengaluru Blasters set up PBL final date with Hyderabad Hunters

Bengaluru Blasters set up PBL final date with Hyderabad Hunters

Bengaluru Blasters set up a potentially explosive championship match with Hyderabad Hunters after notching up a hard-fought victory over Ahmedabad Smash Masters in the second semifinal of the third

Jan 14, 2018, 14:06 PM IST
PBL: Chennai Smashers beat Bengaluru Blasters to keep semifinal hopes alive

PBL: Chennai Smashers beat Bengaluru Blasters to keep semifinal hopes alive

P V Sindhu's Chennai Smashers beat Bengaluru Blasters 3-2 in a Premier Badminton League (PBL) match on Monday to keep alive their slim hopes of advancing to the knockout stages.

Jan 09, 2018, 15:46 PM IST
PBL-3: PV Sindhu beats world No.1 Tai Tzu Ying as Chennai Smashers win

PBL-3: PV Sindhu beats world No.1 Tai Tzu Ying as Chennai Smashers win

Home team superstar and Olympic 2016 silver medallist Sindhu defeated world No.1 women`s singles player Tai Tzu Ying 15-11, 10-15, 15-12 to pull Chennai level 1-1.

Jan 07, 2018, 15:05 PM IST
PBL 3: North Eastern Warriors defeat Bengaluru Blasters

PBL 3: North Eastern Warriors defeat Bengaluru Blasters

It was the first win for the Warriors in this year's League, having lost its previous three matches. The team from the North-East won their trump match and also pulled off a victory in Bengaluru's

Jan 06, 2018, 12:06 PM IST

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