Saina, Sindhu face tough draw at All England

Leading Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu face tough draws in the prestigious $400,000 All England Open Badminton Championships that starts Tuesday at the National Indoor Arena here.

Saina slips further to 9th in BWF rankings

India`s Olympic bronze medallist shuttler Saina Nehwal dropped a place to be at ninth position, while P V Sindhu retained her 11th spot in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings issued Thursday.

Saina confident ahead of China Open

Plagued by injuries and inconsistent form, Saina Nehwal has not been able to win any title this season, but the Indian ace shuttler remains confident of a good show in China Open Super Series Premier which begins with the qualifiers here from Tuesday.

IBL 2013, 1st semi-final: Unbeaten Saina defeats Juliane Schenk in tough match

Hyderabad Hotshots’ ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal continued her good run in the Indian Badminton League as she defeated Juliane Schenk of Pune Pistons 21-10, 19-21, 11-8 in the first semi-final on her home ground at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium on Wednesday.

IBL, 1st semi-final: Juliane Schenk will be keen for revenge against Saina

The women’s singles match between Saina Nehwal of Hyderabad Hotshots and Juliane Schenk of Pune Pistons will be the highlight of the semi-finals of the Indian Badminton League.

Sindhu beats Schenk as Warriors edge past Pistons

Rising shuttler P V Sindhu stole the show with a hard-fought win over World No.3 Germany`s Juliane Schenk as Awadhe Warriors sailed into the semifinals of the inaugural Indian Badminton League with a clinical win over Pune Pistons on Monday.

Interesting to see the rise of Sindhu, Ratchanok: Schenk

She could not be a part of the World Championships but veteran German woman shuttler Juliane Schenk feels proud that the process of breaching the Chinese wall, started by her and Saina Nehwal, is being taken forward by the likes of rising Indian star P V Sindhu and Thailand`s Ratchanok Inthanon.

Gopichand is doing a good job with Indian players: Schenk

World number four Juliane Schenk of German has heaped praise on Pullela Gopichand, saying the Indian chief coach is doing a "great job" in helping the young shuttlers perform at world stage.

Erratic Saina loses in semis of Indonesia Super Series

An erratic Saina Nehwal failed to defend her title at the Indonesian Super Series Premier after suffering a three-game defeat to Germany's Juliane Schenk in the semifinals of the women's singles competition here on Saturday.

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.

Saina Nehwal reaches French Open Super Series final

Olympics bronze medallist shuttler Saina Nehwal stamped her authority to storm into the final of the French Super Series with a classy 21-19 21-8 victory over German Juliane Schenk in the semifinals of the women`s singles here on Saturday.

Super Saina clinches Denmark Open title

Olympic bronze-medallist shuttler Saina Nehwal fought through a troubling knee to clinch her fourth title of the year by lifting the Denmark Open Super Series Premier trophy with a dominating win in the final on Sunday.

Saina Nehwal knocked out of China Open

Saina Nehwal and Juliane Schenk were shock casualties at the China Open in Shanghai, where Dane ace Peter Gade battled all the way to avoid becoming a third victim.

Saina bows out of Japan Open

Saina Nehwal bowed out of the Japan Open after losing to Germany`s Juliane Schenk in the semi final.

Saina storms into Japan Open semis

The fourth-seeded Indian defeated Juan 21-17 21-13 to make the last-four stage, where she will take on Germany`s Juliane Schenk.