It turned out to be a watershed year for Indian badminton as the home shuttlers clinched no less than eight individual titles and also broke new grounds in team championships, making India a dominant force at the international stage.
Top seed H S Prannoy and unseeded junior shuttler Ruthvika Shivani Gadde clinched the men's and women's singles titles respectively in the USD 25,000 Tata Open India International Challenge badminton tournament, here on Sunday.
Top seed H S Prannoy entered the men's singles quarter-finals, but women's second seed Tanvi Lad was knocked out of the USD 15,000 Tata Open India International Challenge Badminton tournament, here on Thursday.
Owing to his recent title victory at the China Open in Fuzhou, Kidambi Srikanth climbed up six places to achieve a career-best 10th in the men's singles category of the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released Thursday.
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.
Indian shuttler H S Prannoy says the success of winning the Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold has erased his fears of defeat and fuelled a dream of working harder than ever to qualify for 2016 Rio Olympics.
Young Indian shuttler H S Prannoy clinched the maiden title of his career after winning the USD 1,25,000 Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold, following his straight-game victory over local favourite Firman Abdul Kholik in the finals here today.
Young Indian shuttler H S Prannoy entered his second successive final after beating Malaysia's Daren Liew in the men's singles event at the USD 1,25,000 Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold here today on Saturday.
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 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.
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.
India had a good day in office at Sri Lanka Open with young shuttlers H S Prannoy and P C Thulasi reaching the quarterfinals and semifinals respectively in the men`s and women`s singles event of the International Badminton Challenge in Colombo today.
While eighth seed P.V. Sindhu advanced to the women`s singles second round, compatriot Saina Nehwal yet again failed to perform to expected standards as the seventh seed suffered a first round loss at the $300,000 Singapore Open Super Series here Wednesday.
India`s ace shuttler Saina Nehwal`s poor form in the international arena continued as she crashed out of the USD 300,000 Singapore Super Series after losing to Eriko Hirose of Japan in a hard-fought three-game battle in her opening round women`s singles match here today.
Indian shuttlers B Sai Praneeth, H S Prannoy and P C Thulasi advanced to the second round of the USD 300,000 Singapore Super Series after registering contrasting victories on the opening day of the main draw here on Wednesday.
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.