Lin Dan reaches last eight at All England Badminton Championships
Lin Dan reaches last eight at All England Badminton Championships

Five times champion Lin Dan of China fought off a tenacious challenge from compatriot Tian Houwei to reach the men's singles last eight at the All England Open Badminton Championships here.

Lin Dan advances to second round at All England Open Badminton Championships
Lin Dan advances to second round at All England Open Badminton Championships

Five-time champion Lin Dan beat Wei Nan 21-14, 12-21, 21-16 to reach the last 16 of the All England Open Badminton Championships here.

Manu-Sumeeth, Jwala-Ashwini enter second round at All England
Manu-Sumeeth, Jwala-Ashwini enter second round at All England

Indian men's doubles pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy scored an upset win, while women's doubles duo of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa registering a hard-fought victory to progress to the second round of the All England Open badminton championships, here on Wednesday.

BWF Super Series to start with All-England in March

The All England Open Badminton Championships will be the first Super Series tournament in 2015 instead of the Korea Open - giving the elite players a two-month break at the start of the year.

Saina drops to World No.8

The quarterfinal exit at the All England Open Badminton Championships last week has led India`s leading shuttler Saina Nehwal dropping a place to No.8 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) women`s singles rankings released Thursday.

Lee, Shixian clinch All England titles

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, Sindhu face tough draw at All England

Leading Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu face tough draws in the prestigious $400,000 All England Open Badminton Championships that starts Tuesday at the National Indoor Arena here.

Wang-Yu clinch All England title

Chinese top seeds Xiaoli Wang and Yang Yu won the women`s doubles title at the All England Open Badminton Championships here Sunday.