England badminton coach all praise for Gopichand and Saina

England`s chief coach Jokob Hoi has hailed Pullela Gopichand for changing the Indian badminton scene and is all praise for the country`s Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal.

Srikanth upsets fourth seed; Anand makes first-round exit

Twenty-year-old K. Srikanth caused one of the biggest upsets of the India Open Super Series badminton by defeating Danish fourth seed Jan O Jorgensen while former national champion Chetan Anand made a first-round exit from men`s singles here on Wednesday.

Chetan leads Indians` march into main draw

Four-time national champion Chetan Anand led the Indian bandwagon into the main draw of the India Open Super Series badminton tournament on the qualifying day at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here on Tuesday.