Ratchanok Intanon leads Thai women to badminton glory in Singapore
Ratchanok Intanon leads Thai women to badminton glory in Singapore

Thailand`s Ratchanok Intanon made a successful cameo appearance at the Southeast Asian Games on Friday, the world number five leading from the front in a crushing 3-0 victory over Malaysia in the women`s team badminton final.

Japan`s Kento Momota wins Indonesia Open
Japan`s Kento Momota wins Indonesia Open

Japanese rising star Kento Momota crushed defending champion Jan O. Jorgensen of Denmark at the men`s singles finals to win the Indonesia Open on Sunday.

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth look to good progress in Malaysia Open
Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth look to good progress in Malaysia Open

Fresh from victories in the Indian Open, leading Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth will look to continue their progress at the $500,000 Malaysia Open Superseries Premier at the Putra Stadium here.

Improvement in consistency after Gopichand split is evident, says Saina Nehwal
Improvement in consistency after Gopichand split is evident, says Saina Nehwal

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal, who won the Indian Open title on Sunday beating former world champion Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon praised her current coach Vimal Kumar for her consistent performances.

A big burden off my head, says Saina Nehwal after winning India Open
A big burden off my head, says Saina Nehwal after winning India Open

Relieved to clinch her maiden India Open Super Series title, badminton star Saina Nehwal on Sunday said it is a huge burden off her head as she has always struggled to win this tournament and vowed to bring more laurels for the country in future.

Dream come true: Pullela Gopichand on India's rapid rise in world badminton
Dream come true: Pullela Gopichand on India's rapid rise in world badminton

Praising Kidambi Srikanth and Saina Nehwal for their success at the India Open Super Series, chief national coach Pullela Gopichand on Sunday said it was a 'dream come true' before stressing that consistency will be the key for Indian players to bring more laurels in future.

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth win India Open Super Series titles
Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth win India Open Super Series titles

Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal won the women's singles title of the India Open Superseries for the first time at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here on Sunday.

Saina Nehwal has achieved three great things this year: Uday Pawar
Saina Nehwal has achieved three great things this year: Uday Pawar

India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal had achieved three memorable feats this year enroute to her gaining the coveted and unprecedented World No.1 status on Saturday, said former international Uday Pawar.

Chinese shuttlers assured of two French Open titles
Chinese shuttlers assured of two French Open titles

Chinese shuttlers are assured of winning both women's singles and doubles titles ahead of Sunday's finals at the $275,000 French Open Super Series badminton tournament.

Malaysia`s Lee moves on, champion Intanon dethroned

Top seed Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia strolled into the quarter-finals of the men`s singles at the badminton world championships on Thursday as women`s title-holder Ratchanok Intanon suffered a shock loss.

Underdogs Tago, Intanon make Indonesia Open final

Top shuttler Lee Chong Wei was knocked out of the Indonesia Open in the semi-finals on Saturday in a shock loss to fourth-seed Kenichi Tago of Japan.

Lee Chong Wei, Li Xuerui capture annual BWF awards

World No.1 men`s singles player, Lee Chong Wei won the Badminton World Federation`s (BWF) 2013 Male Player of the Year award. He has also won the award in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Is Saina Nehwal ready to smash her way back into top five?

The star Indian shuttler, Saina Nehwal, showed signs of her former self, when she locked horns with the World Champion Ratchanok Intanon in the Uber Cup singles tie on Tuesday.

Uber Cup: Sensational Saina guides India to 3-2 win over Thailand

Saina Nehwal produced one of her finest performance in recent times to guide Indian eves to a 2-3 victory over Thailand and catapult the hosts to the top of Group Y in the Uber cup badminton tournament here today.

Shuttler Ratchanok not to defend India Open title

Reigning world badminton champion Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand will not be defending her India Open Super Series women’s singles title as she has withdrawn her entry.

Top stars to descend at India Super Series from April 1

Creme-de-la-creme of world badminton, including world champion Ratchanok Intanon and world number one Lee Chong Wei, will be seen in action when the fourth edition of the India Open Super Series kicks off at the Siri Fort Sports Complex on April 1.

Saina Nehwal seeded eighth at India Open

World No.8 shuttler Saina Nehwal is the only Indian to have been seeded at the $250,000 India Open Super Series to be held at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here April 1-6.

`Scared` Ratchanok eyes Olympic champ showdown

Ratchanok Intanon, the youngest ever world singles champion, moved to within one win of a probable All-England Open showdown with Li Xuerui, the Olympic champion, before admitting her patchy form is scary.

World badminton champion Thai Ratchanok also a `devoted` kid

The on-court aggression was replaced by a beaming smile as Ratchanok Intanon, hours after conquering the badminton world, lined up to receive Thailand`s `devoted children` award on Monday.

Teenage Thai claims shock title, Super Dan wins again

Thai Ratchanok Intanon won her first badminton world championship title when she upset Olympic champion Li Xuerui in the women`s singles on Sunday to end China`s decade of domination in the event.