Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, Jwala-Ashwini advance at Australian Open
Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, Jwala-Ashwini advance at Australian Open

India’s ace shuttlers Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth and the women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa made a winning start to their campaigns at the $750,000 Australian Open Superseries by entering the second rounds of their respective categories here on Wednesday.

Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth advances at Australian Open

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth and the pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa made a winning start to their campaigns at the $750,000 Australian Open Superseries by entering the second rounds of their respective categories here on Wednesday.

Guru, Pranaav-Ashwini reach main draw of Australia Open
Guru, Pranaav-Ashwini reach main draw of Australia Open

 Commonwealth Games bronze medallist RMV Gurusaidutt and mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Ashwini Ponnappa reached the main draw of the USD 750,000 Australian Open badminton tournament here on Tuesday.

Shuttler Gurusaidutt qualifies for Australian Open
Shuttler Gurusaidutt qualifies for Australian Open

Indian shuttler R.M.V. Gurusaidutt qualified for the men's singles main draw of the $750,000 Australian Open Superseries here on Tuesday.

Lee Chong Wei happy to be team player in quest for individual goals
Lee Chong Wei happy to be team player in quest for individual goals

Former world number one Lee Chong Wei is by far the biggest name in the Southeast Asian Games` badminton tournament but the Malaysian shuttler is happy to keep his return from a doping ban low-key as he eyes bigger goals.

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.

Saina Nehwal vs PV Sindhu in the offing at Indonesia Open
Saina Nehwal vs PV Sindhu in the offing at Indonesia Open

Three-time champion Saina Nehwal is likely to clash with fellow Indian P V Sindhu in the women's singles second round of the USD 800,000 Indonesia Open Superseries Premier to be held at the Istora Gelora Bung Karno Stadium here next month.

Saina-Sindhu clash likely at Indonesia Open
Saina-Sindhu clash likely at Indonesia Open

World No.1 shuttler Saina Nehwal has been seeded second and faces a likely clash against compatriot P.V. Sindhu in only the second round of the women's singles at the $800,000 Indonesia Open Superseries Premier to be held here from June 2 to 7.

Saina Nehwal regains top spot in world rankings
Saina Nehwal regains top spot in world rankings

Star Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal today regained the number one spot in the latest BWF world rankings released on Thursday. 

Defending champion Saina Nehwal seeded second in Australian Open
Defending champion Saina Nehwal seeded second in Australian Open

Defending champion Saina Nehwal has been seeded second in the women's singles competition of the USD 750,000 Australian Open Super Series badminton tournament that will get underway here on Tuesday.

Saina Nehwal seeded No.2 at Australian Open
Saina Nehwal seeded No.2 at Australian Open

 Star Indian shuttler and defending champion Saina Nehwal has been seeded No.2 in the women's singles event for the $750,000 Australian Open Superseries to be played here from May 26 to 31.

China beat Indonesia, enter Sudirman Cup final
China beat Indonesia, enter Sudirman Cup final

Favourites China team will take on either South Korea or Japan in the Sudirman Cup badminton final following a 3-1 semifinal victory over Indonesia here on Saturday.

Japan eliminates Denmark from Sudirman Cup
Japan eliminates Denmark from Sudirman Cup

Japan eliminated Denmark in a neck and neck battle at the Sudirman Cup on Friday after winning a nail-biting women`s double match and will play against South Korea in the semi-finals.

India's campaign ends with 1-4 loss to Korea in Sudirman Cup
India's campaign ends with 1-4 loss to Korea in Sudirman Cup

 Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal was the only bright spot in what turned out to be a dismal day for the Indian badminton team as it crashed out of the prestigious Sudirman Cup after a 1-4 loss to three-time champions Korea in a Group 1D tie, here on Wednesday.

Sudirman Cup: China stay perfect with 5-0 win over Thailand
Sudirman Cup: China stay perfect with 5-0 win over Thailand

World champion Chen Long helped China to a 5-0 victory over Thailand on Tuesday as they reached the Sudirman Cup quarter-finals without losing a match.

India face must-win clash against South Korea in Sudirman Cup
India face must-win clash against South Korea in Sudirman Cup

India face former champions South Korea in a must-win battle to qualify for the knockout round of the world mixed team badminton championship, Sudirman Cup at the Dongfeng Nissan Sports Center here on Wednesday.

India face Korea test in Sudirman Cup
India face Korea test in Sudirman Cup

The Indian badminton team, led by Saina Nehwal and K Srikanth, will face three-time champions Korea in a must-win clash of Group 1D in the prestigious Sudirman Cup here on Wednesday.

India lose 2-3 to Malaysia in Sudirman Cup
India lose 2-3 to Malaysia in Sudirman Cup

The lack of quality doubles players came back to haunt Indian badminton team as they suffered a 2-3 loss to Malaysia in their opening tie of the prestigious Sudirman Cup here on Monday.

Malaysia call on Lee Chong Wei for world championships
Malaysia call on Lee Chong Wei for world championships

Double Olympic silver medallist Lee Chong Wei will take part at the world championships later this year after Badminton Association of Malaysia controversially selected him on Monday at the expense of better-ranked shuttler Chong Wei Feng.

Lee Chong Wei roars back from doping ban with big win
Lee Chong Wei roars back from doping ban with big win

Former world number one Lee Chong Wei made an emphatic return from a doping ban as he demolished South Korea`s Lee Dong-Keun 21-12, 21-10 at the Sudirman Cup on Sunday.