Saina Nehwal is tougher than her World Championship rivals: Vimal Kumar
Saina Nehwal is tougher than her World Championship rivals: Vimal Kumar

Saina Nehwal might be still recovering from a shoulder pain but coach Vimal Kumar is confident of her performance at the World Championships as he feels the Indian ace is "mentally tougher" than other girls who are "unpredictable".

Saina Nehwal begins title defence at Australia Open
Saina Nehwal begins title defence at Australia Open

She might be in red-hot form but defending champion Saina Nehwal will look to keep her guard up when she begins her campaign at the USD 750,000 Australian Open badminton tournament, which gets underway with the qualifiers, here on Tuesday.

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.

Saina Nehwal has achieved three great things this year: Uday Pawar
Saina Nehwal has achieved three great things this year: Uday Pawar

India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal had achieved three memorable feats this year enroute to her gaining the coveted and unprecedented World No.1 status on Saturday, said former international Uday Pawar.

Saina Nehwal beats Wang Yihan to enter All England semis
Saina Nehwal beats Wang Yihan to enter All England semis

Indian ace Saina Nehwal sailed into the All England Championships semifinal after beating her Chinese nemesis Wang Yihan for the first time in more than two years here.

All England Championships: Saina Nehwal sets up quarter-final with Wang Yihan
All England Championships: Saina Nehwal sets up quarter-final with Wang Yihan

Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal saw the singles draw open up for her on Thursday but the Indian must first overturn a Chinese hoodoo in the quarter-finals of the All-England Championships.

Biopic on me should promote badminton: Saina Nehwal
Biopic on me should promote badminton: Saina Nehwal

Ace shuttler and Olympic Bronze medallist Saina Nehwal on Tuesday said that she won't mind a biopic made on her life and wants it to highlight the sport of badminton rather than focus on her.

After conquering China, in-form Saina Nehwal aims to become World No.1
After conquering China, in-form Saina Nehwal aims to become World No.1

Upbeat over winning the China Open title and moving up to the fourth spot in the latest BWF rankings, star shuttler Saina Nehwal says she is working on becoming the best in the world.

Chinese shuttlers sweep golds at Denmark Open
Chinese shuttlers sweep golds at Denmark Open

 

Odense (Denmark): Chinese shuttlers Chen Long and Li Xuerui won the men's and women's singles titles as their country swept all the gold medals at the $600,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier at the Odense Sports Park here.

Asian Games: Chinese number one crashes in badminton final
Asian Games: Chinese number one crashes in badminton final

China's Wang Yihan fought back from a game down to condemn badminton world number one teammate Li Xuerui to another shock defeat in the women's singles final at the Asian Games on Sunday.

Asian Games 2014: Saina Nehwal knocked out by nemesis Wang Yihan in quarterfinals
Asian Games 2014: Saina Nehwal knocked out by nemesis Wang Yihan in quarterfinals

Indian shuttlers wound up a rather disappointing singles campaign in the Asian Games after Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap bowed out with losses in the preliminary stage here today.

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.

Indians lose on second day of China Open

Indian shuttlers endured a disappointing day at the China Open Super Series Premier with star player Saina Nehwal going down in the women`s singles second round while Parupalli Kashyap crashed out of the men`s singles competition.

PV Sindhu stuns second seed Wang Yihan, enters quarters at World Championships

In a major upset at the Badminton World Championship, rising Indian shuttler PV Sindhu stunned world no. 1 Wang Yihan of China in straight sets 21-18, 23-21 and reached the quarters.

Olympics 2012 badminton: Saina Nehwal vs Wang Yihan - As it happened

Wang Yihan of China beat Saina Nehwal 21-13, 21-13 in the semifinals.

London 2012 badminton: Next up for Saina Nehwal – World No 1 Wang Yihan

Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal moved a step closer to realising the Olympic dream of winning the first medal in badminton for the country after reaching the semifinals of the women’s singles at the London Olympics 2012 on Thursday.

Super Saina bags her third Indonesia Open title

Ace Indian shutter Saina Nehwal bagged her third Indonesia Open title as she defeated World No. 3 Li Xuerui of China 13-21, 22-20, 21-19 on Sunday.

Top seed Wang stunned in All England final

Women`s world number one Wang Yihan suffered a stunning loss on Sunday in the final of the All England badminton championships.

Japan`s Hirosa still in shock after beating world no 1 Yihan

Japan`s giantkiller Eriko Hirosa said the victory against the top-seeded Chinese in the on going World Badminton Championships was the biggest achievement of her career.

Japan`s Hirosa still in shock after beating world no 1 Yihan

Japan`s giantkiller Eriko Hirosa said the victory against the top-seeded Chinese in the on going World Badminton Championships was the biggest achievement of her career.