Asia Badminton Championship: Saina Nehwal enters semis, plays Wang Yihan of China

Asia Badminton Championship: Saina Nehwal enters semis, plays Wang Yihan of China

Saina has a 9-4 career head-to-head lead over her semi-final opponent.

Saina Nehwal enters Asia Championship quarters, PV Sindhu falls

Saina Nehwal enters Asia Championship quarters, PV Sindhu falls

Saina remains the last hope for India in the tournament, which is the last event before the Rio Olympics qualification deadline.

China Masters: Indian campaign ends as  PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy lose in quarters

China Masters: Indian campaign ends as PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy lose in quarters

Prannoy lost his match to Long, which was his third defeat to the two-time World Champion and two-time All England champion.

HS Prannoy, PV Sindhu enter quarters of China Masters

HS Prannoy, PV Sindhu enter quarters of China Masters

Sindhu will now face Porntip Buranaprasertsuk of Thailand in the quaterfinals.

Singapore Superseries: Pranaav-Sikki enter 2nd round; Srikanth, Jayaram, Prannoy lose

Singapore Superseries: Pranaav-Sikki enter 2nd round; Srikanth, Jayaram, Prannoy lose

It turned out to be a disastrous day for the men's singles shuttler as Kidambi Srikanth, H S Prannoy and Ajay Jayaram lost their respective first round matches.

Malaysian Open: Lee Chong Wei beat Chen Long in summit clash to win title

Malaysian Open: Lee Chong Wei beat Chen Long in summit clash to win title

Lee crushed world number one in straight sets.

Malaysia Open: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu enter second round; H S Prannoy​, K Srikanth out

Malaysia Open: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu enter second round; H S Prannoy​, K Srikanth out

However in men's singles, Rio Olympics hopefuls H S Prannoy and K Srikanth failed to cross the opening hurdle.

Injury layoff set to end Parupalli Kashyap's 2016 Rio Olympic dream

Injury layoff set to end Parupalli Kashyap's 2016 Rio Olympic dream

This is a big blow for the promising shuttler.

Kento Momota, Ratchanok Intanon emerge champions in India Open Superseries

Kento Momota, Ratchanok Intanon emerge champions in India Open Superseries

With the win, Ratchanok bettered her head-to-head record to 5-7 against world No.2 Xuerui.

India Open Superseries: Defending champion Saina Nehwal loses to China's Li Xuerui in semis

India Open Superseries: Defending champion Saina Nehwal loses to China's Li Xuerui in semis

The Indian ace lost the match 22-20 17-21 21-19 in one hour and 12 minutes.

PV Sindhu crashes out of India Open Superseries

PV Sindhu crashes out of India Open Superseries

Sindhu wasted a game lead to lose the quarter-final match.

Indian Open Superseries: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu win, men's challenge ends

Indian Open Superseries: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu win, men's challenge ends

Even before fans could recover from the defeat of Srikanth, Prannoy went down fighting to Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk.

Saina Nehwal receives Padma Bhushan from president Pranab Mukherjee

Saina Nehwal receives Padma Bhushan from president Pranab Mukherjee

The 26-year-old Olympic medalist also congratulated Indian cricket team for reaching the semi-finals of the ongoing ICC World Twenty20.

Saina Nehwal slips to 6th in BWF ranking

Saina Nehwal slips to 6th in BWF ranking

P V Sindhu improved a place to reach the 11th spot.

Swiss Open: Saina Nehwal, Sai Praneeth reach pre-quarterfinals

Swiss Open: Saina Nehwal, Sai Praneeth reach pre-quarterfinals

Nehwal is a two-time winner of Swiss Open, capturing back-to-back titles in 2011 and 12.

Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth seek Swiss triumph after All England disappointment

Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth seek Swiss triumph after All England disappointment

Two-time winner Saina Nehwal and defending champion K Srikanth will look to put behind the disappointing outing at the All England Championship and train their guns on the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold starting with the qualifiers here on Tuesday.

All England Championship: Saina Nehwal ousted by Tai Tzu-ying; Indian campaign ends

All England Championship: Saina Nehwal ousted by Tai Tzu-ying; Indian campaign ends

Earlier, Indian male shuttlers' campaign in the tournament also came to a halt on Friday with the trio of B Sai Praneeth, Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma making an exit in the second round of the singles event.

All England Championship: Sai Praneeth stuns Lee Chong Wei; Saina Nehwal reaches 3rd round

All England Championship: Sai Praneeth stuns Lee Chong Wei; Saina Nehwal reaches 3rd round

Praneeth punched way above his weight as he eked out a 24-22 22-20 win over three-time champion and second seed Lee Chong Wei in a men's singles match late last night.