Champs out as shocks roll in Singapore

Japan`s Kento Momota thrashed Singapore Open title-holder Simon Santoso to reach his first badminton Superseries final on Saturday, as women`s champion Wang Yihan also crashed out.

Kashyap enters semifinals, injured Prannoy concedes match
Kashyap enters semifinals, injured Prannoy concedes match

Indian ace Parupalli Kashyap continued his impressive form, advancing to the semifinals of Singapore Open Super Series badminton tournament but young H S Prannoy was left ruing his luck as a foot injury saw him concede his quarterfinal match here.

Chinese superstars Chen Long, Lin Dan on collision course at Malaysia Open
Chinese superstars Chen Long, Lin Dan on collision course at Malaysia Open

World number one Chen Long cruised again on Friday while his legendary compatriot Lin Dan survived a scare, but the Chinese shuttlers stayed on a collision course for the final of the Malaysia Open.

Kidambi Srikanth leads Indian charge at Swiss Open
Kidambi Srikanth leads Indian charge at Swiss Open

Top Indian male shuttler Kidambi Srikanth will lead the Indian challenge at the USD 120,000 Swiss Grand Prix Gold badminton championship which gets underway here on Tuesday.

Lin Dan earns meeting with world champ Chen Long
Lin Dan earns meeting with world champ Chen Long

Olympic champion Lin Dan earned his most significant world tour showdown in two-and-a-half years with a third successive straight games victory to ensure a meeting with world champion Chen Long in the semi-finals of the All-England Open.

Japan ousts Thomas Cup defending champions China

The Japan`s men shuttlers created history here Friday when they ousted nine-time and defending champions China from the Thomas Cup badminton semi-final at the Siri Fort Sports Complex.

Trick-shot Lee romps into Singapore semis

World number one Lee Chong Wei turned on the style and even had time to attempt a trick shot as he sped into the Singapore Open semi-finals on Friday.

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.

Indians lose on second day of China Open

Indian shuttlers endured a disappointing day at the China Open Super Series Premier with star player Saina Nehwal going down in the women`s singles second round while Parupalli Kashyap crashed out of the men`s singles competition.