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.

Lee Chong Wei wins third India Open title

Malaysia`s Lee Chong Wei proved why he is the World No.1 badminton player by thrashing No.2 Chen Long of China in straight games to clinch his third $250,000 India Open Super Series men`s singles title in four years here Sunday.

Sindhu ousted by Shixian in India Open

Indian favourite P.V. Sindhu was ousted by China’s Shixian Wang in the women’s singles first round of the India Open Super Series badminton here Wednesday.

Home shuttlers face tough draws at India Open - Preview

A large Indian contingent led by top shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu will be vying for honours in the toughest India Open Super Series yet, which commences at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here Tuesday.

Saina Nehwal seeded eighth at India Open

World No.8 shuttler Saina Nehwal is the only Indian to have been seeded at the $250,000 India Open Super Series to be held at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here April 1-6.

India Open prize money increased to $250,000

The total prize money of the country`s premier badminton tournament -- India Open Super Series -- has been increased from $200,000 to $250,000 this year.

Now, badminton world looks at Indian market

After cricket, hockey and football, the badminton world is looking at India as a preferred hub.

Chong Wei, Intanon lift men and women's titles at India Open

Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand bagged the women`s singles title at the India Open Super Series badminton tournament after beating Juliane Schenk of Germany in straight games here on Sunday.

Like to thank all Indian fans for supporting me: Chong Wei

Elated after winning his second victory at the India Open Super Series, Lee Chong Wei today said it was a tough match against Kenichi Tago of Japan in the men`s singles final but he was happy to have received the support of his Indian fans.

Indonesian Ahmad-Natsir clinch India Open mixed doubles

Indonesian top seeds Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir beat South Korea’s Sung Hyun Ko and Ha Na Kim in the mixed doubles final of the India Open Super Series badminton here on Sunday.

Indonesian Ahmad-Natsir clinch India Open mixed doubles

Indonesian top seeds Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir beat South Korea’s Sung Hyun Ko and Ha Na Kim in the mixed doubles final of the India Open Super Series badminton here on Sunday.

I made a lot of errors, says Sindhu

P V Sindhu on Saturday said she has made a lot of errors against world number 6 Ratchanok Intanon and that there were a number of negatives in her game.

India`s campaign over at India Open

India`s campaign at the India Open Super Series badminton tournament ended after P V Sindhu and Anand Pawar lost their respective women`s and men`s semifinal matches in straight games here on Saturday.

Pawar loses, Indian men`s campaign ends

India`s campaign in the men`s singles event of the India Open Super Series badminton tournament ended on Saturday after Anand Pawar lost his semifinal match against Kenichi Tago of Japan in straight games here.

Sindhu enters semifinals of India Open

P V Sindhu kept India`s hopes alive in women’s singles by entering the semi-finals of the India Open Super Series badminton tournament with a straight games win over Yui Hashimoto of Japan, here on Friday.

Saina blames line call for her exit from India Open Super Series

India Open Super Series top seed Saina Nehwal said a wrong line-call in the third game made her lose focus and squander three matchpoints to lose the contest at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here on Thursday.

Prannoy sends Taufik crashing out of India Open

Indian shuttler Haseena Sunil Kumar Prannoy caused the biggest upset of the India Open Super Series Thursday when he ousted former Olympic and World Champion Taufik Hidayat here.

Waiting for Saina in quarters: Sindhu

India`s P.V. Sindhu Thursday said she is waiting for top seed Saina Nehwal in the women`s singles quarterfinals after winning her second round match against China`s Sun Yu at the India Open Super Series here.

Wanted to beat Taufik once before he retired: Kashyap

Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap`s desire to beat former Olympic champion Taufik Hidayat from Indonesia once again remained unfulfilled.

I took advantage of Belaetrix`s slow movements: Saina

Satisfied to have crossed the first-round hurdle comfortably, Saina Nehwal said she took advantage of her opponent Belaetrix Manuputi`s slow movements in the India Open Super Series.