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.

Kashyap, Srikanth jump seven spots in BWF rankings
Kashyap, Srikanth jump seven spots in BWF rankings

Parupalli Kashyap and Kidambi Srikanth gained seven places each in the latest badminton world rankings released today while top women's player Saina Nehwal moved a spot to be sixth.

Parupalli Kashyap upsets world no. 4 to enter 2nd round of French Open
Parupalli Kashyap upsets world no. 4 to enter 2nd round of French Open

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.

Parupalli Kashyap goes down in Denmark Open semis
Parupalli Kashyap goes down in Denmark Open semis

Leading Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap fought valiantly but went down to reigning World Champion Chen Long of China in the men's singles semi-final of the $600,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier being played at Odense Saturday.

Parupalli Kashyap stuns Jan O. Jorgensen to enter Denmark Open semis
Parupalli Kashyap stuns Jan O. Jorgensen to enter Denmark Open semis

Leading male shuttler Parupalli Kashyap created a huge upset in the Denmark Open super Series Premier, defeating local favourite and World No.3 Jan O. Jorgensen to storm into semi-final of the badminton tournament.

Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu enter Denmark Open quarters
Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu enter Denmark Open quarters

Leading Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu earned straight-game wins to advance to the women's singles quarter-finals of the $600,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier here Thursday.

Saina Nehwal seeded 5th, PV Sindhu 8th in French Open Super Series
Saina Nehwal seeded 5th, PV Sindhu 8th in French Open Super Series

Ace Indian female shuttler Saina Nehwal has been seeded fifth, while her compatriot P V Sindhu is seeded eighth at the French Open Super Series to be held in Paris from October 21 to 26.

Saina Nehwal seeded seventh at Denmark Open Super Series
Saina Nehwal seeded seventh at Denmark Open Super Series

Star India shuttler Saina Nehwal has been seeded seventh in the women's singles event of the Denmark Open Super Series Premier, to be held here from October 14-19.

Asian Games: YouTube, plastic shuttlecocks for Afghans
Asian Games: YouTube, plastic shuttlecocks for Afghans

Lessons from YouTube, plastic shuttlecocks and financial support of only $20 a month -- preparations have been far from perfect for Afghanistan`s badminton players at the Asian Games.

Asian Games 2014: Saina Nehwal knocked out by nemesis Wang Yihan in quarterfinals
Asian Games 2014: Saina Nehwal knocked out by nemesis Wang Yihan in quarterfinals

Indian shuttlers wound up a rather disappointing singles campaign in the Asian Games after Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap bowed out with losses in the preliminary stage here today.

Asian Games: Badminton`s Lee zeroes in on Lin showdown
Asian Games: Badminton`s Lee zeroes in on Lin showdown

Badminton star Lee Chong Wei thrashed Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap to move one match away from a likely showdown with his arch-rival Lin Dan on Friday.

Saina, Kashyap crash out of Asian Games badminton
Saina, Kashyap crash out of Asian Games badminton

In what came as a shock for the Indian fans, star shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap fell by the wayside as the two lost their respective women's and men's singles matches to bow out of the 17th Asian Games here on Friday.

Shuttler Kashyap advances to men's singles pre-quarters at Asiad
Shuttler Kashyap advances to men's singles pre-quarters at Asiad

Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap sailed into the men's singles pre-quarterfinals by registering a straight-game win over Afghanistan's Iqbal Ahmad Shekib at the 17th Asian Games here Thursday.

Indian women shuttlers assured of bronze in Asian Games
Indian women shuttlers assured of bronze in Asian Games

India on Saturday ended a 28-year-old medal drought in Asian Games badminton after the women's shuttlers, led by Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu, edged out Thailand 3-2 to reach the semifinals of the women's team event, here today.