India's campaign in the women's singles of the USD 350,000 Hong Kong Super Series came to an end after ace shuttler Saina Nehwal was stunned by Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei in the quarterfinals here on Friday.
A day after being felicitated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his Asian Games exploits, India's Saketh Myneni toppled Belgian seventh seed Kimmer Coppejans to move to the singles quarterfinals of the ATP Indore Open, here on Wednesday.
India's Sanam Singh reached the quarterfinals of the men's singles tennis event of the 17th Asian Games with a straight sets victory over higher ranked South Korean Hyeon Chung at the Yeorumul Tennis Courts here Friday.
The Indian badminton team, which had arrived at the Gyeyang Gymkhana far away from the Athletes Village early this morning, was left stranded after the conclusion of the women's quarterfinals match against Thailand late in the night as the driver of the bus which was to ferry them back went missing.
Young shuttler H S Prannoy reached the quarterfinals of the Yonex Sunrise Vietnam Grand Prix Open after beating Malaysia's Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin but it was curtains for Ajay Jayaram in the men's singles competition at Hochiminh City in Vietnam Thursday.
Rashmika Rajan of Karnataka scalped top seeded Pragati Natraj of Tamil Nadu 8-2 in the second round and advanced to the quarterfinals of the girls Under-18 singles in the MP Prakash Memorial AITA Championship Series tennis tournament here Tuesday.
Former coach of Nigeria`s national team Adegboye Onigbinde said Thursday that the `Super Eagles` would advance to the quarterfinals of the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Brazil after beating France in Monday`s round of 16 match.
Established stars Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu marched into the women`s quarterfinals but all the top four seeds, including defending champion P Kashyap, crashed out of the men`s event in the Syed Modi International India Grand Prix here Thursday.
India no. 4 Kavita Somanchi of Reserve Bank prevailed over Geeta Devi of BSNL in a straight games encounter 25-10 25-10 to enter the women`s singles quarterfinals in the All India Public Sector Carrom Tournament here Thursday.