Prannoy reaches semifinals of Indonesian Masters
Prannoy reaches semifinals of Indonesian Masters

Indian shuttler H S Prannoy reached the semifinals but it was curtains for compatriot B Sai Praneeth in the men's singles competition of the USD 12,500 Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold here on Friday.

Four Indians reach prequarters of Indonesian Masters
Four Indians reach prequarters of Indonesian Masters

Four Indian shuttlers, Ajay Jayaram, B Sai Praneeth, H S Prannoy and Anand Pawar advanced to the prequarterfinals of the USD 12,500 Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament in the men's singles competition, here Thursday.

Prannoy wins, Jayaram loses in Vietnam Open
Prannoy wins, Jayaram loses in Vietnam Open

Young shuttler H S Prannoy reached the quarterfinals of the Yonex Sunrise Vietnam Grand Prix Open after beating Malaysia's Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin but it was curtains for Ajay Jayaram in the men's singles competition at Hochiminh City in Vietnam Thursday.

Saina, Jayaram progress; Kashyap bows out of WBC
Saina, Jayaram progress; Kashyap bows out of WBC

 London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal stormed into the third round of the World Badminton Championship with a commanding straight game win over Natalia Perminova of Russia in women's singles here on Tuesday.

Shuttler Ajay Jayaram on the comeback trail

Ajay Jayaram was all set to qualify for the 2012 Olympics on the strength of his world ranking with Parupalli Kashyap close on his heels. But the Mumbaikar lost out and the Hyderabadi made it to London in fortuitous circumstances.

Saina, Sindhu advance; Kahsyap out of Syed Modi

Established stars Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu marched into the women`s quarterfinals but all the top four seeds, including defending champion P Kashyap, crashed out of the men`s event in the Syed Modi International India Grand Prix here Thursday.

Shuttler Jayaram aims for consistency in 2014

India`s top shuttler Ajay Jayaram is aiming for consistency in the new year, something that he lacked in 2013 and which was the main reason behind his failure to break into the world`s top-10.

Saina Nehwal expected to participate at badminton nationals

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal is expected to return to the Senior National Badminton Championships after a gap of six years, while other stars like P V Sindhu and top men`s player P Kashyap have confirmed their participation in the event starting December 16

Saina, Ajay lose; India`s campaign over in Hong Kong Open

Saina Nehwal`s poor run continued this season as she crashed out of the women`s singles competition after suffering a narrow defeat against Porntip Buranaprasertsuk of Thailand.

Ajay enters second round; Kashyap, Guru lose in France

Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram notched up a straight-game win over Japan`s Kazumasa Sakai but his compatriots Parupalli Kashyap and RMV Gurusaidutt failed to cross the first hurdle in the French Super Series here.

Denmark Open: Saina Nehwal reaches quarters, Ajay Jayaram knocked out

Defending champion Saina Nehwal advanced to the quarterfinals of the Denmark Super Series Premier with a straight-game thrashing of Scotland`s Kirsty Gilmour in the second round of the women`s singles competition here on Thursday.

Gurusaidutt, Jayaram cause upsets in Denmark Open

Saina Nehwal, R.M.V. Gurusaidutt and Ajay Jayaram began well while compatriot P.V. Sindhu was sent packing in the Denmark Open Superseries Premier badminton tournament here Wednesday.

Japan Open: Ajay Jayaram, K Srikanth ousted as India`s campaign ends

India`s campaign in the Japan Open badminton tournament ended on Friday after Ajay Jayaram, K Srikanth and H S Prannoy lost their respective men`s singles quarterfinal matches at the USD 200,000 Super Series event here.

Saina Nehwal, Paruappli Kashyap miss out; Sindhu leads Indian charge in Japan

Saina Nehwal has decided to give it a miss, while Parupalli Kashyap will also skip the Japan Open due to an ankle injury and in their absence young P V Sindhu will spearhead the Indian challenge at the USD 200,000 Super Series tournament, starting here on Tuesday.

Ajay Jayaram fails to cross first hurdle in China Masters

Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram on Thursday suffered a shock defeat against lower-ranked Chinese Yuekun Chen in the opening round of the China Masters.

IBL: Saina-led Hyderabad Hotshots defeat Awadhe Warriors 3-1 to win title

Saina Nehwal once again inspired players of her team as Hyderabad Hotshots defeated Awadhe Warriors 3-1 in the final of the Indian Badminton League at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Mumbai.

I want to break into the top 15 this year, says Ajay Jayaram

He stunned world number 5 Vietnamese Tien Minh Nguyen twice in the ongoing Indian Badminton League (IBL) but Hyderabad Hotshots men`s singles player Ajay Jayaram today said he needs to work on his consistency to reach his target of breaking into the top 15 this year.

IBL 2013, 1st semi-final: Hyderabad Hotshots thrash Pune Pistons 3-0, reach final

Inspired by the fighting spirit of their icon player Saina Nehwal, Hyderabad Hotshots thrashed Pune Pistons 3-0 in the first semi-final tie played at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium on Wednesday.

IBL 2013, 1st semi-final: Unbeaten Saina defeats Juliane Schenk in tough match

Hyderabad Hotshots’ ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal continued her good run in the Indian Badminton League as she defeated Juliane Schenk of Pune Pistons 21-10, 19-21, 11-8 in the first semi-final on her home ground at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium on Wednesday.

Saina Nehwal to begin campaign in Badminton Worlds from today

Saina Nehwal will begin her campaign for an elusive medal against lower-ranked Olga Golovanova in the women`s singles, while male shuttler Ajay Jayaram will look to continue his good form in the second round of the World Championships here on Wednesday.