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.

Santoso on course for Singapore double

Indonesia`s Simon Santoso stayed on course to win the first ever consecutive Singapore Open badminton titles as he cruised into the semi-finals on Friday.

Singapore Open: Parupalli Kashyap enters quarters, HS Prannoy stuns Jan O Jorgensen again
Singapore Open: Parupalli Kashyap enters quarters, HS Prannoy stuns Jan O Jorgensen again

Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap advanced to the quarterfinals of Singapore Open but it was H S Prannoy, who hogged the limelight today with his straight-game demolition of world no. 2 Jan O Jorgensen in the men's singles competition here.

Saina knocked out from Malaysia Open, loses No 1 ranking
Saina knocked out from Malaysia Open, loses No 1 ranking

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal will lose her world no. 1 ranking after her gallant fight against Olympic champion Li Xuerui in the semifinals ended in heartbreak at the USD 500,000 Malaysia Open Super Series Premier badminton tournament, here on Saturday.

Danish badminton players allege match-fixing offer
Danish badminton players allege match-fixing offer

Badminton`s governing body has asked police to investigate claims by the world number nine and another Danish player that they were approached to throw matches.

Goal is to win a Major, it`s a step by step process: Lahiri

On a high after reaching World No. 65th, Anirban Lahiri is now determined to enter the top-50 list to earn a shot at the World Golf Championships and Majors but the top Indian golfer said it is a step by step process which will take a lot of harder.

Asian Tour chief says good times will return

Better times are around the corner for regional golf after a lull in fortunes left some players struggling to make a living, Asian Tour CEO Mike Kerr says.

Santoso shocks Lee to win Singapore Open

Unseeded Indonesian Simon Santoso pulled off a major shock when he thrashed badminton`s world number one Lee Chong Wei to win the Singapore Open for the first time on Sunday.

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.

Sindhu advances, Saina out of Singapore Open

While eighth seed P.V. Sindhu advanced to the women`s singles second round, compatriot Saina Nehwal yet again failed to perform to expected standards as the seventh seed suffered a first round loss at the $300,000 Singapore Open Super Series here Wednesday.

Kidambi Srikanth stuns World No. 10 Tien Minh Nguyen in Singapore Open

Thailand Open champion, Kidambi Srikanth today got his mojo back as he stunned world number 10 Tien Minh Nguyen of Vietnam in a thrilling three-game men`s singles match to reach the quarterfinals of the USD 300,000 Singapore Super Series here.

Saina Nehwal crashes out in first round of Singapore Open

India`s ace shuttler Saina Nehwal`s poor form in the international arena continued as she crashed out of the USD 300,000 Singapore Super Series after losing to Eriko Hirose of Japan in a hard-fought three-game battle in her opening round women`s singles match here today.

Saina and Sindhu are strong opponents: Li Xuerui

Olympic champion Li Xuerui on thursday lauded Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu and called them "strong opponents" against whom they can never afford to give an inch.

PV Sindhu to miss Malaysia Grand Prix Gold

In a bid to keep herself fit for the packed international schedule this year, Indian shuttler P V Sindhu will not be defending her women`s singles title at the USD 120,000 Malaysia Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament to be held at Johor Bahru from March 25-30.

Singapore Open kicks off with several withdrawals

The Singapore Open kicked off on Tuesday with several of the top players absent from the men`s singles event. The absentees include 2010 champion and Olympic bronze medalist Sony Dwi Kuncoro of Indonesia, reports Xinhua.

Jeev pulls out of Hong Kong Open

Jeev Milkha Singh, who withdrew after the first round of the Singapore Open, has also pulled out of the Hong Kong Open to let his injured right-hand finger heal completely ahead of the big events coming up.

Kapur lies 7th as five Indians make cut; Rory, also survives

Shiv Kapur led a bunch of five Indians into the money rounds even as six others fell by the wayside at the Singapore Open, here.

Rory McIlroy eyes Singapore success

Rory McIlroy says he is thriving on the pressure of being World No.1 and will be hard to beat if he brings his `A` game to the USD 6 million Singapore Open next month.

Nervy Fernandez-Castano clinches Singapore Open

A nervous, sleep-deprived Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano held it together to roll in a birdie putt at the second sudden-death playoff hole to overcome plucky Filipino Juvic Pagunsan and win the weather-affected Singapore Open on Monday.

Himmat ensures big payday in weather-affected Singapore Open

As rain stayed away in the early part of the day, Himmat shot five-under 66 to close at eight-under 276 and finish tied 13th for which he picked up USD 86,600.