Super Series

Badminton sensation Srikanth Kidambi achieves career-best World No. 2 ranking

Badminton sensation Srikanth Kidambi achieves career-best World No. 2 ranking

Since his last-eight loss in the Glasgow World Championships in August to the then World No.1 Son Wan Ho of South Korea, in Srikanth has lost just once in the next 13 matches.

Nov 02, 2017, 18:52 PM IST
BWF rankings: Kidambi Srikanth climbs to 4th place, PV Sindhu continues at 2nd

BWF rankings: Kidambi Srikanth climbs to 4th place, PV Sindhu continues at 2nd

Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth climbed to the fourth position in latest BWF rankings, released on Thursday. Propelled by his recent success in the Denmark Open Super Series event, the 24-year-old jumped four places with 66,923 points.

Oct 26, 2017, 19:04 PM IST
After back-to-back Super Series titles, Indian top-seed Srikanth Kidambi targets BWF World title

After back-to-back Super Series titles, Indian top-seed Srikanth Kidambi targets BWF World title

He sure is India's best chance in men's singles. But Srikanth Kidambi knows how tough it's to compete against the world's best in the grandest of stage. He has tasted success in Super Series and is confident and ready to win that coveted world title.

Aug 17, 2017, 23:16 PM IST
BWF Rankings: After back-to-back Super Series triumphs, Kidambi Srikanth climbs up three spots to enter top-10

BWF Rankings: After back-to-back Super Series triumphs, Kidambi Srikanth climbs up three spots to enter top-10

In women's singles, Sania Nehwal gained a spot to be at 15th, while PV Sindhu dropped a place to be world no. 5.

Jun 29, 2017, 17:48 PM IST
Indonesia Open: Sensational Kidambi Srikanth thrashes Kazumasa Sakai to capture 2nd Super Series Premier title

Indonesia Open: Sensational Kidambi Srikanth thrashes Kazumasa Sakai to capture 2nd Super Series Premier title

Last month, he lost in the final of Singapore Open to compatriot B Sai Praneeth. This was his fourth Super Series final. He had previously won the 2014 China Open and 2015 India Open.

Jun 18, 2017, 16:19 PM IST
Singapore Open: It's Kidambi Srikanth vs Sai Praneeth in a dream all-India final

Singapore Open: It's Kidambi Srikanth vs Sai Praneeth in a dream all-India final

Going in tomorrow match, the higher ranked Srikanth will be deemed favourite, but Praneeth has a 4-1 head-to-head record against his more illustrious compatriot.

Apr 15, 2017, 17:48 PM IST
Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma falter at last hurdle in season's final Super Series event

Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma falter at last hurdle in season's final Super Series event

This was Verma's maiden appearance in a Super Series final.

Nov 27, 2016, 15:19 PM IST
Hong Kong Open 2016: Sameer Verma enters maiden Super Series finals, PV Sindhu on course for back-to-back titles

Hong Kong Open 2016: Sameer Verma enters maiden Super Series finals, PV Sindhu on course for back-to-back titles

It was double bonanza for India at the Hong Kong Open, the last Super Series tournament of the season, as Sameer and Sindhu dished out some superb performances to make it a super Sunday for badminton fans tomorrow.

Nov 26, 2016, 19:22 PM IST
Hong Kong Open: Sensational Sameer Verma makes first Super Series semis

Hong Kong Open: Sensational Sameer Verma makes first Super Series semis

The unseeded Indian will play third seeded Danish giant Jan O Jorgensen. It will be their first meeting.

Nov 25, 2016, 21:16 PM IST
No Saina Newhal vs PV Sindhu in Hong Kong as London Games medallist suffers shock defeat in quarters

No Saina Newhal vs PV Sindhu in Hong Kong as London Games medallist suffers shock defeat in quarters

Earlier in the day, Sindhu survived an equally thrilling match against Xiaoyu Liang of Singapore in their quarter-final match.

Nov 25, 2016, 17:40 PM IST
PV Sindhu topples Saina Nehwal in latest BWF world rankings

PV Sindhu topples Saina Nehwal in latest BWF world rankings

In men's singles, Ajay Jayaram jumped four places to reach the 19th spot, while H S Prannoy also improved two spots to climb to the 25th place.

Nov 25, 2016, 15:56 PM IST
PV Sindhu wins China Open: Narendra Modi, Sachin Tendulkar congratulate shuttler on maiden Super Series title

PV Sindhu wins China Open: Narendra Modi, Sachin Tendulkar congratulate shuttler on maiden Super Series title

Earlier this year, Sindhu became the first Indian shuttler to win a Silver medal at Olympics, when she lost to Spain's Carolina Marin in the women's singles final at Rio in August this year.

Nov 21, 2016, 11:32 AM IST
Shuttlers Ajay Jayaram and B Sai Praneeth enter Korea Open second round

Shuttlers Ajay Jayaram and B Sai Praneeth enter Korea Open second round

K Srikanth, P Kashyap, H S Prannoy and Tanvi Lad fought hard before bowing out of the tournament.

Sep 28, 2016, 18:01 PM IST
Shuttler Ajay​ Jayaram shocks world No 7 to reach Korea Open final

Shuttler Ajay​ Jayaram shocks world No 7 to reach Korea Open final

 Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram today continued his rampaging run at the Korea Open notching up a sensational straight-game upset victory over world No 7 Chou Tien Chen of Chinese Taipei to storm into the finals of the USD 600,000 Super Series event here on Saturday.

Sep 19, 2015, 16:11 PM IST
Chikkarangappa retains CG Open crown

Chikkarangappa retains CG Open crown

Bangalore's Chikkarangappa S successfully defended his title at the Rs 1 crore CG Open 2014 with a final round of four-under-66 at the Bombay Presidency Golf Club, here on Sunday.

Dec 06, 2014, 20:54 PM IST
PV Sindhu aims to work harder on her game in coming year

PV Sindhu aims to work harder on her game in coming year

It has been a decent year for P V Sindhu with a bronze medal finish at the World Championships and retaining Macau Open title, but the young shuttler is keen to work harder on various aspects of her game and put up better performances against top players in the coming year.

Dec 04, 2014, 12:57 PM IST

Exclusive: China Open is one of the toughest tournaments, says Saina

China Open is one of the toughest tournaments to win in a year because the competition is very high, said Saina Nehwal in an exclusive interview to Zee Media.

Nov 26, 2014, 21:37 PM IST
Indians can beat Chinese, says Saina Nehwal

Indians can beat Chinese, says Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal said on Tuesday that Indians can beat their Chinese opponents in badminton. But the ace shuttler is aware of the difficulties in repeating such performances.

Nov 26, 2014, 11:00 AM IST
Keeping fit crucial for Rio Olympics preparation: Jwala Gutta

Keeping fit crucial for Rio Olympics preparation: Jwala Gutta

Top doubles shuttler Jwala Gutta, who missed the Incheon Asian Games due to an injury, on Sunday said that keeping herself fit would be crucial for her to prepare well for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Oct 26, 2014, 20:51 PM IST
Saina Nehwal crashes out of World Badminton Championships

Saina Nehwal crashes out of World Badminton Championships

Zee Media Bureau

Aug 29, 2014, 15:52 PM IST