2016 Canada Open: Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponappa pair eyes title ahead of Rio Games

2016 Canada Open: Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponappa pair eyes title ahead of Rio Games

The World No. 16 pair have got a bye in the opening round here and will clash straight in the quarterfinals.

I have surprised myself with Virat Kohli-like aggression: Saina Nehwal

I have surprised myself with Virat Kohli-like aggression: Saina Nehwal

Saina defeated Sun Yu of China in the finals yesterday to notch up her first title of the season ahead of the Rio Olympics.

Saina Nehwal defeats China’s Sun Yu to lift second Australian Open title

Saina Nehwal defeats China’s Sun Yu to lift second Australian Open title

The 26-year-old from Hyderabad fought back from a game down to beat China's Sun Yu in a thriller to win the title clash.

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth reach semis of Australian Open

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth reach semis of Australian Open

In an extraordinary long first game, Saina held on to her nerves in the face of some awesome badminton played by Ratchanok who used her touch to good effect.

Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth enter Australian Open quarters

Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth enter Australian Open quarters

London Olympics bronze-medallist, Saina outclassed Malaysia's Jin Wei Goh 21-12 21-14 in a 37-minute clash.

Australian Open: Saina Nehwal enters round two, PV Sindhu knocked out

Australian Open: Saina Nehwal enters round two, PV Sindhu knocked out

Gurusaidutt, who qualified to the main draw after winning both his qualifying matches yesterday, fought hard before going down 19-21 21-12 15-21 to world no. 14 Hu Yun of Hong Kong.

Saina Nehwal storms into Indonesia Open quarters

Saina Nehwal storms into Indonesia Open quarters

In the next round, top Indian shuttler, will either face world No. 1 Carolina Marin or Akane Yamaguchi.

Indonesia Open: Saina Nehwal sails to quarters; Jwala-Ashwini, Manu-Sumeeth lose

Indonesia Open: Saina Nehwal sails to quarters; Jwala-Ashwini, Manu-Sumeeth lose

Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal once again emerged as the lone Indian survivor at the Indonesia Open after registering a straight-game win over local favourite Fitriani Fitriani to reach the quarterfinals of the Super Series Premier event here today.

 Denmark bags Europe's maiden Thomas Cup title

Denmark bags Europe's maiden Thomas Cup title

With this win, Denamrk became only the fifth country after Indonesia, China, Malaysia and Japan to win the prestigious badminton team title.

Indian eves beaten 0-3 by China in semis, settle for bronze in Uber Cup

Indian eves beaten 0-3 by China in semis, settle for bronze in Uber Cup

Indian eves had scripted history in the last edition when they won a historic bronze in New Delhi.

Indian eves assure themselves of a bronze in Uber Cup

Indian eves assure themselves of a bronze in Uber Cup

It was young shuttler Ruthvika Shivani Gadde, who sealed the win for India after she dished out a superb game to outclass Nitchaon Jindapol in the second singles.

India girls in Uber Cup quarters, men fade in Thomas Cup

India girls in Uber Cup quarters, men fade in Thomas Cup

The Indian Eves now lock horns with 2014 runners-up Japan in their final group game on Wednesday.

Ace shuttler Jwala Gutta loses her cool on being asked about alleged affair with Mohammad Azharuddin

Ace shuttler Jwala Gutta loses her cool on being asked about alleged affair with Mohammad Azharuddin

Notably, Azharuddin's biopic 'Azhar' is all set to hit the theatres very soon.

Wang Yihan ends Saina Nehwal's run at Asian Badminton Championship

Wang Yihan ends Saina Nehwal's run at Asian Badminton Championship

Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal's solid run at the Asian badminton Championship ended on Saturday.

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.