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Dubai World Superseries Semi-Finals: PV Sindhu storms into finals, beats Chen Yufei

Dubai World Superseries Semi-Finals: PV Sindhu storms into finals, beats Chen Yufei

In a match that lasted 59 minutes, the Rio Olympic silver medalist defeated her Chinese counterpart 21-15, 21-18 in a stadium packed with Indian fans.

Dec 16, 2017, 21:51 PM IST
Dubai World Superseries Semi-Finals: PV Sindhu vs Chen Yufei - When, Where and TV Listing

Dubai World Superseries Semi-Finals: PV Sindhu vs Chen Yufei - When, Where and TV Listing

The champion shuttler from Hyderabad will be facing China's 19-year old sensation Chen Yufei, on Saturday. Sindhu and Yufei have already faced each other five times, with Sindhu on top with a 3-2 head-to-head record. They last faced each other in this year's French Open, where Sindhu thrashed her in straight games, 21-14, 21-14.

Dec 16, 2017, 16:13 PM IST
Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017: PV Sindhu beats Sayaka Sato in straight sets, seals place in semis

Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017: PV Sindhu beats Sayaka Sato in straight sets, seals place in semis

Sindhu had a relatively easy match against Sato who failed to make the World No. 3 sweat. Sindhu unleashed a volley of smashes and slices to overpower her opponent in both sets.

Dec 14, 2017, 22:15 PM IST
Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017: PV Sindhu wins, Kidambi Srikanth loses

Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017: PV Sindhu wins, Kidambi Srikanth loses

Three-time World Championships medallist Sindhu will meet Sayaka Sato of Japan on Thursday.

Dec 13, 2017, 22:28 PM IST
Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017: PV Sindhu vs He Bingjiao - A Short Analysis

Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017: PV Sindhu vs He Bingjiao - A Short Analysis

They have faced each other nine times, with Bingjiao winning five times, and Sindhu coming on top four times.

Dec 11, 2017, 23:56 PM IST
Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017: When, Where, TV Listing and Draw

Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017: When, Where, TV Listing and Draw

The Dubai World Superseries will take place between 13th December and 17th December 2017, in Dubai (United Arab Emirates).

Dec 11, 2017, 23:24 PM IST
Badminton Association of India seeking to clear air over Premier Badminton League

Badminton Association of India seeking to clear air over Premier Badminton League

The hearing of the case is scheduled for December 11, while the third edition of the Premier badminton League (PBL) is set to held from December 23 to January 14.

Dec 05, 2017, 15:29 PM IST
Tata Open India International Badminton Challenge: India's Lakshya Sen stunned by Thai shuttler Sitthikom Thammasin in final

Tata Open India International Badminton Challenge: India's Lakshya Sen stunned by Thai shuttler Sitthikom Thammasin in final

The men's final produced some fighting display from both the shuttlers with Sen, a losing quarter finalist in the last world junior championships, dominating the opening game before faltering in the last two after frittering away chances.

Dec 03, 2017, 21:00 PM IST
Lee Chong Wei wins Hong Kong Open

Lee Chong Wei wins Hong Kong Open

In the women's singles world number one Tai Tzu-Ying of Taiwan stunned India's Pusarla V Sindhu 21-18, 21-18 as the young top seeds slogged it out in a 45-minute battle.

Nov 26, 2017, 23:01 PM IST
PV Sindhu marches into finals of Hong Kong Open

PV Sindhu marches into finals of Hong Kong Open

PV Sindhu produced a comfortable straight-game win at Hong Kong Super Series to seal a second successive final spot.

Nov 25, 2017, 20:22 PM IST
Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu sails into quarters; Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy exit

Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu sails into quarters; Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy exit

Parupalli Kashyap and Sourabh Verma had lost in the opening round.

Nov 23, 2017, 20:17 PM IST
Parupalli Kashyap enters main draw of Hong Kong Open

Parupalli Kashyap enters main draw of Hong Kong Open

Parupalli Kashyap will play Korean Lee Dong Keun next.

Nov 21, 2017, 22:30 PM IST
PV Sindhu spearheads India's campaign at Hong Kong Open

PV Sindhu spearheads India's campaign at Hong Kong Open

Kashyap will face Chinese Taipei's Kan Chao Yu in the qualifier, while Sourabh Verma will fight it out with Indonesia's Tommy Sugiarto.

Nov 20, 2017, 16:58 PM IST
Chen Long beats number Viktor Axelsen to win China Open

Chen Long beats number Viktor Axelsen to win China Open

Japan's Akane Yamaguchi beat Chinese qualifier Gao Fangjie to win her first Superseries title of the year.

Nov 19, 2017, 20:16 PM IST
Kidambi Srikanth to skip Hong Kong Open

Kidambi Srikanth to skip Hong Kong Open

The 25-year-old had pulled out of the China Open Super Series Premier after his doctor advised him a week's rest following a muscle strain.

Nov 18, 2017, 19:34 PM IST
China Open: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy sail through; Sourabh Verma crashes out

China Open: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy sail through; Sourabh Verma crashes out

The men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty also failed to cross the opening hurdle, losing to Chinese pair of Cheng Liu and Nan Zhang 13-21 13-21.

Nov 15, 2017, 17:19 PM IST
Kidambi Srikanth pulls out of China Open, World No. 1 dream in jeopardy

Kidambi Srikanth pulls out of China Open, World No. 1 dream in jeopardy

The Indian sensation achieved the career-best ranking of 2 on November 3, after a fantastic run of form this year, in which has won four Super Series titles in five finals.

Nov 11, 2017, 13:07 PM IST
Badminton sensation Srikanth Kidambi achieves career-best World No. 2 ranking

Badminton sensation Srikanth Kidambi achieves career-best World No. 2 ranking

Since his last-eight loss in the Glasgow World Championships in August to the then World No.1 Son Wan Ho of South Korea, in Srikanth has lost just once in the next 13 matches.

Nov 02, 2017, 18:52 PM IST
Kidambi Srikanth recommended for Padma Shri award

Kidambi Srikanth recommended for Padma Shri award

 PV Sindhu and Mahendra Singh Dhoni have also been recommended for the Padma Bhushan.

Nov 01, 2017, 17:58 PM IST
Lee Chong Wei, Lin Dan's days of domination are over: Kidambi Srikanth

Lee Chong Wei, Lin Dan's days of domination are over: Kidambi Srikanth

Srikanth was felicitated at the P Gopichand Academy in Hyderabad after his recent victories at Denmark Open and French Open. 

Oct 31, 2017, 20:00 PM IST