Lin Dan advances to second round at All England Open Badminton Championships
Lin Dan advances to second round at All England Open Badminton Championships

Five-time champion Lin Dan beat Wei Nan 21-14, 12-21, 21-16 to reach the last 16 of the All England Open Badminton Championships here.

Jayaram, Pawar progress in All England Badminton Championship qualifying
Jayaram, Pawar progress in All England Badminton Championship qualifying

India's Ajay Jayaram and Anand Pawar registered straight game wins to progress to the second round of the men's singles qualifying round of the prestigious All England Championship badminton tournament, here on Tuesday.

Defending champion Arvind, Ajay in fray at German Open
Defending champion Arvind, Ajay in fray at German Open

A year ago Arvind Bhat had turned back the clock to win the German Open and the senior Indian shuttler will hope to produce another age-defying exploit when he look to defend his title in the Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament at Mulheim an der Ruhr, starting on Tuesday.

PV Sindhu, Ajay ​Jayaram reach semifinals of Malaysia Grand Prix Gold
PV Sindhu, Ajay ​Jayaram reach semifinals of Malaysia Grand Prix Gold

Top Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu and Ajay Jayaram notched up contrasting victories in the women's and men's singles competition respectively to reach the semifinals of the USD 120,000 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold, here on Friday.

Prannoy to meet Gurusaidutt in men's final at Tata Open badminton
Prannoy to meet Gurusaidutt in men's final at Tata Open badminton

Top seed H S Prannoy and fourth seed R M V Gurusaidutt entered the men's singles final of the Tata Open India International Challenge badminton tournament with straight-game semi-final victories here on Saturday.

Shuttler Ajay Jayaram clinches Dutch Open, bags maiden Grand Prix
Shuttler Ajay Jayaram clinches Dutch Open, bags maiden Grand Prix

Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram on Sunday notched up the biggest triumph of his career by clinching USD 50,000 Yonex Dutch Open Grand Prix badminton tournament here.

Ajay Jayaram stuns top seed to enter Dutch Open badminton final
Ajay Jayaram stuns top seed to enter Dutch Open badminton final

 Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram was in his elements as he overcame Rajiv Ouseph of England to enter the men's singles final of the $50,000 Yonex Dutch Open Grand Prix, here.

Prannoy reaches semifinals of Indonesian Masters
Prannoy reaches semifinals of Indonesian Masters

Indian shuttler H S Prannoy reached the semifinals but it was curtains for compatriot B Sai Praneeth in the men's singles competition of the USD 12,500 Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold here on Friday.

Four Indians reach prequarters of Indonesian Masters
Four Indians reach prequarters of Indonesian Masters

Four Indian shuttlers, Ajay Jayaram, B Sai Praneeth, H S Prannoy and Anand Pawar advanced to the prequarterfinals of the USD 12,500 Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament in the men's singles competition, here Thursday.

Prannoy wins, Jayaram loses in Vietnam Open
Prannoy wins, Jayaram loses in Vietnam Open

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.

Saina, Jayaram progress; Kashyap bows out of WBC
Saina, Jayaram progress; Kashyap bows out of WBC

 London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal stormed into the third round of the World Badminton Championship with a commanding straight game win over Natalia Perminova of Russia in women's singles here on Tuesday.

Shuttler Ajay Jayaram on the comeback trail

Ajay Jayaram was all set to qualify for the 2012 Olympics on the strength of his world ranking with Parupalli Kashyap close on his heels. But the Mumbaikar lost out and the Hyderabadi made it to London in fortuitous circumstances.

Saina, Sindhu advance; Kahsyap out of Syed Modi

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.

Shuttler Jayaram aims for consistency in 2014

India`s top shuttler Ajay Jayaram is aiming for consistency in the new year, something that he lacked in 2013 and which was the main reason behind his failure to break into the world`s top-10.

Saina Nehwal expected to participate at badminton nationals

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal is expected to return to the Senior National Badminton Championships after a gap of six years, while other stars like P V Sindhu and top men`s player P Kashyap have confirmed their participation in the event starting December 16

Saina, Ajay lose; India`s campaign over in Hong Kong Open

Saina Nehwal`s poor run continued this season as she crashed out of the women`s singles competition after suffering a narrow defeat against Porntip Buranaprasertsuk of Thailand.

Ajay enters second round; Kashyap, Guru lose in France

Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram notched up a straight-game win over Japan`s Kazumasa Sakai but his compatriots Parupalli Kashyap and RMV Gurusaidutt failed to cross the first hurdle in the French Super Series here.

Denmark Open: Saina Nehwal reaches quarters, Ajay Jayaram knocked out

Defending champion Saina Nehwal advanced to the quarterfinals of the Denmark Super Series Premier with a straight-game thrashing of Scotland`s Kirsty Gilmour in the second round of the women`s singles competition here on Thursday.

Gurusaidutt, Jayaram cause upsets in Denmark Open

Saina Nehwal, R.M.V. Gurusaidutt and Ajay Jayaram began well while compatriot P.V. Sindhu was sent packing in the Denmark Open Superseries Premier badminton tournament here Wednesday.

Japan Open: Ajay Jayaram, K Srikanth ousted as India`s campaign ends

India`s campaign in the Japan Open badminton tournament ended on Friday after Ajay Jayaram, K Srikanth and H S Prannoy lost their respective men`s singles quarterfinal matches at the USD 200,000 Super Series event here.