Parupalli Kashyap upsets world no. 4 to enter 2nd round of French Open
Parupalli Kashyap upsets world no. 4 to enter 2nd round of French Open

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap on Wednesday stunned world No. 4 Kenichi Tago of Japan by posting a straight-game victory in the first round of the men's singles event at the French Open Super Series here.

Parupalli Kashyap upbeat to win a Asiad medal
Parupalli Kashyap upbeat to win a Asiad medal

A high-intensity training for last three weeks has boosted his confidence and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap says he is looking to maintain the rhythm as he sets out to achieve his dream of winning an Asian Games medal in Incheon, South Korea.

Arvind Bhat out of New Zealand Open

The Indian challenge in New Zealand Open badminton in Auckland ended Friday with fifth seed Arvind Bhat losing in straight games to top seed Jen Hao Hsu of Chinese Taipei in the semi-finals of the $50,000 Grand Prix event.

Shuttler Bhat advances to New Zealand GP semis

Recently crowned German Open Grand Prix Gold winner Arvind Bhat came out with another fantastic performance to enter the men`s singles semifinal of the $50,000 New Zealand Badminton Open Grand Prix here Thursday.

Shuttlers Bhat, Varma win in New Zealand GP

Indian shuttlers Sourabh Varma and Arvind Bhat Tuesday entered the men`s singles second round in emphatic fashion at the $50,000 New Zealand Open Grand Prix being played at the North Shore Events Centre here.

Kashyap stuns Zhengming in India Open

India`s Parupalli Kashyap on Wednesday produced one of his finest performances as he stunned world number seven Chinese Zhengming Wang in a thrilling three-game victory in the USD 250,000 India Super Series badminton tournament here on Wednesday.

Shuttler Varma loses Malaysia GP Gold final

Indian shuttler Sourabh Varma gave a fantastic fight but eventually went down to Indonesian 15th seed Simon Santoso in the men`s singles final of the $120,000 Malaysia Grand Prix Gold here Sunday.

Four Indians reach men`s singles prequarters in Malaysia GPG

Four Indian shuttlers, including Sourabh Varma, advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of the men`s singles competition in the USD 120,000 Malaysian Grand Prix Gold at Pasir Gudang on thursday.

Nine Indians shuttlers reach 2nd round of Malaysian GP Gold

Nine Indian shuttlers, including Sourabh Varma and P C Thulasi, advanced to the second round of the men`s and women`s singles competitions in the USD 120,000 Malaysian Grand Prix Gold at Pasir Gudang here today.

Young guns to lead Indian challenge in Malaysia GPG

With top brass skipping the tournament, young guns of Indian badminton, including Sourabh Varma and Arundhati Pantawane, will brace up for the challenge when they begin their campaign at the USD 120,000 Malaysian Grand Prix Gold, starting with the qualifiers at Pasir Gudang here Tuesday.

Senior badminton tournament to begin from Tuesday

Top Indian shuttlers including Sourabh Varma and Ashwini Ponnappa, will vie for top honours in the five-day Canara Bank All India Senior Ranking Badminton Tournament 2014, commencing here from tomorrow.

`Star-studded` PSPB defends national badminton titles

Petroleum Sports Promotion Board has won the national team championship doubles title for the 15th straight year in the Inter State-Inter Zonal badminton championship being played at the Siri Fort Sports Complex.

Sourabh Varma overcomes Prannoy to win Tata Open crown

Fourth seed Sourabh Varma overwhelmed third seed H S Prannoy in a one-sided final to clinch the men`s singles title in the USD 15,000 Tata Open India International Challenge badminton tournament on Sunday.

Sourabh Varma upsets RMV Gurusaidutt to enter final

Fourth seed Sourabh Varma pulled off a huge upset when he defeated top seed defending champion RMV Gurusaidutt in three tough games to enter the men`s singles final of the USD 15,000 Tata Open India International Challenge badminton tournament, here on Saturday.

Indian Badminton League: Pune dashes Bangalore`s hopes of reaching semis

Banga Beats` hopes of reaching the semi-finals of the Indian Badminton League went up in smoke after they lost their must-win match against hosts Pune Pistons 0-3 at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Balewadi here on Friday.

IBL: Pune Pistons’ Sourabh Varma stuns Banga Beats’ Parupalli Kashyap

In what was the upset of the tournament, Pune Pistons’ Sourabh Varma bounced back to stun Banga Beats’ star player Parupalli Kashyap 19-21, 21-18, 11-4 on Friday in the Indian Badminton League.

Parupalli Kashyap advances in Swiss Open

World No.9 Parupalli Kashyap was the lone bright spot as all other Indian shuttlers lost their respective matches Tuesday here at the $125,000 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold.

Saina makes quarters, Sourabh crashes out of Denmark Open

Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal kept the Indian interest alive at Denmark Super Series by progressing to the quarterfinals even as Sourabh Varma shocked world number eight before exiting the men`s singles event, here today.

India's Sourabh beats world No. 8 in Denmark Open

Rising Indian shuttler Sourabh Varma stunned world number eight and home favourite Peter Hoeg Gade in straight games to enter the second round of the Denmark Open.

Sourabh is new National badminton champion

Rising Indian shuttler Sourabh Varma notched up a straight-game victory over B Sai Praneeth in the final to clinch the Senior National Badminton Championship title on Wednesday.