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Top stars to descend at India Super Series from April 1

Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 21:44

Creme-de-la-creme of world badminton, including world champion Ratchanok Intanon and world number one Lee Chong Wei, will be seen in action when the fourth edition of the India Open Super Series kicks off at the Siri Fort Sports Complex on April 1.

Shuttler Kashyap rises to World No 24

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 18:22

India`s Parupalli Kashyap arrested his slide in the latest Badminton World Federation rankings released Thursday, by rising a place to No.24 in men`s singles.

Saina Nehwal seeded eighth at India Open

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 16:44

World No.8 shuttler Saina Nehwal is the only Indian to have been seeded at the $250,000 India Open Super Series to be held at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here April 1-6.

Swiss Open: Sindhu, Kashyap lose in semis, Saina out in quarters

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 23:26

Top Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu and Parupalli Kashyap suffered heartbreaking defeats in the semifinals, while Saina Nehwal was knocked out at the last-eight stage as India`s campaign in the USD 125,000 Swiss Grand Prix Gold tournament came to an end, here today.

Swiss Open: P Kashyap, Anand Pawar enter second round, Srikanth out

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 12:40

Top Indian shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and Anand Pawar reached the second round of the men`s singles competition with straight game victories but it was curtains for young Kidambi Srikanth in the USD 125,000 Swiss Grand Prix Gold tournament here.

Lee, Shixian clinch All England titles

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 10:42

Malaysian World No.1 Lee Chong Wei and Chinese World No.3 Shixian Wang clinched the men`s and women`s singles titles, respectively, of the $400,000 All England Open Badminton Championships at the National Indoor Arena here Sunday.

Saina Nehwal crashes out in quarters of All-England Championship

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 11:02

India`s campaign came to a premature halt in the All-England Badminton Championship with country`s ace shuttler Saina Nehwal bowing out in the quarterfinals of the women`s singles event, here.

`Scared` Ratchanok eyes Olympic champ showdown

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 11:58

Ratchanok Intanon, the youngest ever world singles champion, moved to within one win of a probable All-England Open showdown with Li Xuerui, the Olympic champion, before admitting her patchy form is scary.

Nehwal Saina clears first hurdle at All England Championship

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 10:31

Saina Nehwal began her All England Badminton Championship campaign with a comfortable win over Scotland`s Kirsty Gilmour here Wednesday. But India`s top male players, Parupalli Kashyap and Kidambi Srikanth, lost their opening round matches.

Saina Nehwal climbs up to 7th place, PV Sindhu at 10th in world ranking

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 18:35

The victory at the Syed Modi International tournament in Lucknow helped London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal to surge two places to reach the seventh position in the latest world badminton ranking, released in Kuala Lumpur here today.

Won`t let poor form affect me, focussed on future: Saina

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 15:46

Her confidence back after the India Grand Prix Gold triumph, ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal said the setbacks of an injury-marred last year are now firmly behind her.

Saina and Sindhu, India`s best players, to clash for title

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 22:32

A resurgent Saina Nehwal and fast rising PV Sindhu, country`s best women shuttlers, set up a summit clash against each other at the Indian Grand Prix Gold after emerging victorious in their respective semifinals, here Saturday.