Commonwealth Games bronze medallist R M V Gurusaidutt is desperate to avenge India's Thomas Cup loss to Korea when they open their campaign against the hosts in badminton team event in the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon, Korea.
Teen sensation P V Sindhu and the pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa were today assured of bronze medals after reaching their respective semifinals in the women`s singles and women`s doubles events of the prestigious Asian Badminton Championship here today.
Teen sensation P V Sindhu assured herself of a bronze medal after reaching the semifinals of the prestigious Asian Badminton Championship with a thrilling three-game victory in the women`s singles event here today.
With little to cheer about their performance in the Thomas Cup, where India failed to make the quarters, captain Parupalli Kashyap said that his team always had its back against the wall as there was too much pressure on the singles players to pull off three out of three matches.
Teen sensation P V Sindhu and the pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa were on Friday assured of bronze medals after reaching their respective semifinals in the women's singles and women's doubles events of the prestigious Asian Badminton Championship here.
India`s Sourabh Verma advanced to the semifinals but it was curtains for R M V Gurusaidutt and P C Thulasi in the singles competition of the USD 120,000 Malaysian Grand Prix Gold at Pasir Gudang on Friday.
Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu got off to winning starts in their season, notching up straight-game victories in their respective opening round women`s singles matches in the USD 500,000 Malaysia Super Series Premier here today.
Top seed R M V Gurusaidutt entered the men`s singles semi-finals, but women`s defending champion P C Thulasi and reigning national champion Sayali Gokhale were knocked out of the USD 15,000 Tata Open India International Challenge Badminton tournament here on friday.
Top seed P V Sindhu stormed into the semifinals of the women`s singles event of the Malaysia Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament with a straight-game win over Hera Desi of Indonesia in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday.
Top seed P V Sindhu and R M V Gurusaidutt entered the quarterfinals of the women`s and men`s singles, respectively, after registering contrasting victories at the Malaysia Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday.
R M V Gurusaidutt and P V Sindhu surged past their foreign rivals with a fair degree of comfort to enter the men`s and women`s singles finals of the USD 15000 Tata Open India International Challenge badminton tournament at the NSCI courts, on Saturday.