Saina Nehwal, P Kashyap chase 'dream' All England championship title
Saina Nehwal, P Kashyap chase 'dream' All England championship title

 After a win early in the season at Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold, top Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap will now look to chase their dream at the prestigious All England Championship that gets underway with the qualifiers here on Tuesday.

Parupalli ​Kashyap rises to World No.12
Parupalli ​Kashyap rises to World No.12

Boosted by the title win at the Syed Modi International Badminton Championships Sunday, Parupalli Kashyap rose three places to be ranked No.12 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released Thursday.

Critics wrote me off, says India GPG champion P Kashyap
Critics wrote me off, says India GPG champion P Kashyap

 After launching the new season with an emphatic title win at the just-concluded India's top shuttler Parupalli Kashyap said he needed this victory to silent the critics after been "written off".

Syed Modi GP: Saina Nehwal retains crown, P Kashyap wins men's singles title
Syed Modi GP: Saina Nehwal retains crown, P Kashyap wins men's singles title

 Saina Nehwal staged a scintillating comeback to defeat reigning world champion Carolina Marin and retain the women's singles title, while Parupalli Kashyap beat K Srikanth in an all-India final to win men's singles crown of the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament here on Sunday.

Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth reach semis at Syed Modi
Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth reach semis at Syed Modi

Defending champion Saina Nehwal inched closer to retaining her women's singles title, while other top Indian shuttlers, including P V Sindhu, also made it to the semifinals of the USD 120,000 Syed Modi International Badminton tournament, here on Friday.

Saina Nehwal reaches World No. 3, PV Sindhu back in top 10
Saina Nehwal reaches World No. 3, PV Sindhu back in top 10

Ace Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu rose to the third and ninth spots respectively but K Srikanth slipped to world number five in the latest BWF rankings issued on Thursday.

Kidambi Srikanth, Parupalli Kashyap advance to third round of Syed Modi Badminton
Kidambi Srikanth, Parupalli Kashyap advance to third round of Syed Modi Badminton

World number four Kidambi Srikanth and Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap sailed into the third round of Syed Modi International Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament after scoring easy wins on what turned out to be a good outing for Indian shuttlers here today.

Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth & Kashyap enter 2nd round in Lucknow
Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth & Kashyap enter 2nd round in Lucknow

 Top Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal, P V Sindhu, K Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap reached the second round of Syed Modi International Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament after scoring easy victories, here on Wednesday.

PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap advance in Malaysia GP Gold
PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap advance in Malaysia GP Gold

Leading Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu reached the women's singles quarter-finals of the $120,000 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold while Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap entered the men's singles pre-quarterfinals at the Stadium Perpaduan Kuching here Thursday.

PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap move up in Malaysia Masters GP Gold
PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap move up in Malaysia Masters GP Gold

Top Indian shuttlers, PV Sindhu and Parupalli Kashyap advanced to the women's singles quarterfinals and men's singles pre-quarterfinals, respectively, of the USD 120,000 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold here on Thursday.

Kidambi Srikanth is World No. 4 in BWF ranking
Kidambi Srikanth is World No. 4 in BWF ranking

Young Kidambi Srikanth continued his meteoric rise in world badminton as he ended the season by becoming only the third Indian male shuttler to break into the top-five, reaching a career-high fourth after hovering in the 40s in the beginning of the year.

I have seen everything in the last ten years: MS Dhoni
I have seen everything in the last ten years: MS Dhoni

Young Kidambi Srikanth continued his meteoric rise in world badminton as he ended the season by becoming only the third Indian male shuttler to break into the top-five, reaching a career-high fourth after hovering in the 40s in the beginning of the year.

Indian badminton makes unprecedented leap in 2014
Indian badminton makes unprecedented leap in 2014

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.

Post China Open win, Kidambi Srikanth confident of doing well
Post China Open win, Kidambi Srikanth confident of doing well

Having beaten two-time Olympic gold medallist Lin Dan to clinch the China Open title, India's latest badminton sensation K Srikanth on Wednesday said he is now confident of doing well in the future.

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth rise in rankings after China Open triumph
Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth rise in rankings after China Open triumph

Riding on their recent China Open title victories in Fuzhou, India's Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth rose up the ladder in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released Thursday.

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth in semis, P Kashyap exits in China Open
Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth in semis, P Kashyap exits in China Open

London Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and male shuttler Kidambi Srikanth reached the semi-finals of the $700,000 China Open Super Series Premier as Parupalli Kashyap lost in the quarter-finals at the Haixia Olympic Sport Center here Friday.

Saina Nehwal, Parupalli ​Kashyap, K Srikanth enter quarters of China Open
Saina Nehwal, Parupalli ​Kashyap, K Srikanth enter quarters of China Open

London Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and top Indian male shuttlers Kashyap and K Srikanth entered the quarter-finals of the China Open Super Series Premier after posting contrasting wins in their respective second round matches here on Thursday.

Saina Nehwal returns to world's top 5
Saina Nehwal returns to world's top 5

Star player Saina Nehwal has gained a place to be fifth in the latest Badminton World Federation women's singles rankings released here on Thursday.

Parupalli Kashyap loses in French Open badminton quarters
Parupalli Kashyap loses in French Open badminton quarters

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap's surge was halted by fifth-seeded Chinese shuttler Zhengming Wang in the French Open Super Series quarter-finals, here on Friday.

Saina, Kashyap in French Open quarters
Saina, Kashyap in French Open quarters

Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap continued his giant-killing spree, stunning World No.9 Tian Houwei 21-19, 21-18 in the pre-quarters of the French Open Super Series while Saina Nehwal also advanced to the quarterfinals at the Stade Pierre de Coubertin here.