Minatsu Mitani

Japan Open: PV Sindhu survives Minatsu Mitani scare, sets up 2nd round date with Nozomi Okuhara

Japan Open: PV Sindhu survives Minatsu Mitani scare, sets up 2nd round date with Nozomi Okuhara

Earlier in the day, Saina Nehwal set the tone for Indian women's team by beating Thai Pornpawee Chochuwong 21-17, 21-9 in 39 minutes.

Sep 20, 2017, 19:28 PM IST
PV Sindhu beats Minatsu Mitani to enter Korean Open Super Series semi-final

PV Sindhu beats Minatsu Mitani to enter Korean Open Super Series semi-final

Sindhu, who had won the silver at the World Championship last month, recovered from a mid-game slump to stave off the challenge from World No. 19 Minatsu Mitani of Japan 21-19 16- 21 21-10 in a match that lasted 63 minutes.

Sep 15, 2017, 15:39 PM IST
BAI to give PV Sindhu Rs 10 lakh for Macau Open win

BAI to give PV Sindhu Rs 10 lakh for Macau Open win

Sindhu defeated world no. 6 Minatsu Mitani from Japan 21-9 21-23 21-14 in the final to retain her title.

Nov 30, 2015, 14:12 PM IST
P V Sindhu seizes Macau Open title for third time

P V Sindhu seizes Macau Open title for third time

Sindhu produced a dominating game to notch up a 21-9 21-23 21-14 win against sixth seed.

Nov 29, 2015, 13:12 PM IST
PV Sindhu advances to Macau Open final

PV Sindhu advances to Macau Open final

World No. 12 Sindhu triumphed 21-8 15-21 21-16 in a contest which lasted an hour and three minutes.

Nov 28, 2015, 18:11 PM IST
French Open Super Series: Saina Nehwal lone Indian survivor, enters quarterfinals

French Open Super Series: Saina Nehwal lone Indian survivor, enters quarterfinals

Saina Nehwal emerged as the lone Indian survivor at the French Open Super Series.

Oct 23, 2015, 10:42 AM IST
Japan Open: Nehwal, Prannoy crash out; Kashyap beats Srikanth to make 3rd round

Japan Open: Nehwal, Prannoy crash out; Kashyap beats Srikanth to make 3rd round

Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal suffered a shock defeat at the Japan Open in the women's singles' second round on Thursday.

Sep 10, 2015, 13:20 PM IST

Men`s team loss gave us extra motivation: Shixian

All England champion Shixian Wang of China today said the shocking loss of their men`s team in the Thomas Cup semi-finals had spurred them to do well as they clinched their 13th title at the Uber Cup here on Saturday.

May 24, 2014, 20:25 PM IST

India settle for bronze after 2-3 defeat to Japan in Uber Cup

Ace shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu came up with spectacular victories but the Indian women`s team still had to be satisfied with the bronze medal after it went down fighting 2-3 to five-time champions Japan in its maiden semifinals appearance in the Uber Cup here on Friday.

May 24, 2014, 00:08 AM IST

Saina hopes to win a title in June

A series of consistent performance against top players in the Uber Cup has boosted her confidence and Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal is now hoping to win a Super Series title next month.

May 23, 2014, 23:36 PM IST

Saina finally wins after two defeats in World Superseries Final

After two successive defeats, ace India shuttler Saina Nehwal finally managed to post a hard-fought victory over Yeon Ju Bae of Korea in her last Group B match of the BWF World Superseries Finals here on friday.

Dec 13, 2013, 17:55 PM IST

Saina`s semis hopes hangs by a thread after second loss

Shuttler Saina Nehwal`s chances of advancing in the BWF World Super Series Finals dipped further here Thursday when she lost in straight games to World No.1 Li Xuerui of China for her second successive defeat in the group stage.

Dec 12, 2013, 20:25 PM IST

Saina loses second match in Super Series Finals

Shuttler Saina Nehwal`s chances of advancing in the BWF World Superseries Finals were all but over here Thursday when she lost in straight games to World No.1 Li Xuerui of China for her second successive defeat in the group stage.

Dec 12, 2013, 17:36 PM IST

Saina Nehwal loses to Minatsu Mitani of Japan in Super Series Finals opener

Indian ace Saina Nehwal's poor form in the international arena continued as she lost to Japan's Minatsu Mitani 21-19 22-24 19-21 in a hard-fought three-game battle in her opening match of the BWF Superseries Finals here on tuesday.

Dec 12, 2013, 01:42 AM IST

Worked hard and prepared well: Saina

Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal and Olympic champion Li Xuerui of China have been put in same group for the BWF Super Series Finals, that will be played here Dec 11-15, after the draws were announced at the Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium here Tuesday.

Dec 10, 2013, 18:35 PM IST

Saina Nehwal, Li Xuerui in same group at Super Series Finals

Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal has been clubbed with Olympic champion Li Xuerui of China in the same group after the BWF Super Series Finals draws were announced at the Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium here Tuesday.

Dec 10, 2013, 18:35 PM IST

China, Indonesia players to be part of IBL, claim organisers

The postponement of the players` auction might have raised some concerns about the upcoming Indian Badminton League but the organisers today claimed that top international players from 17 nations including China and Indonesia have agreed to release their top stars for the event.

Jun 29, 2013, 21:19 PM IST

World No. 3 Saina loses French Open Super Series finals

Olympics Bronze medallist shuttler Saina Nehwal failed to clinch back-to-back title as she suffered a shock straight-game defeat to Japanese Minatsu Mitani in the summit clash of the French Open Super Series here on Sunday.

Oct 28, 2012, 22:50 PM IST