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Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand will not be defending her India Open Super Series women’s singles title as she has withdrawn her entry.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

Ratchanok claims gold at World Championships

Thailand`s Ratchanok Intanon won the women`s singles crown at the World Badminton Championships after beating Olympic champion Li Xuerui in the final on Sunday.

World Badminton Championships: PV Sindhu loses in semis, settles for bronze

India’s last bid PV Sindhu crashed out of the World Badminton Championships. In her semifinal match Sindhu lost in straight sets to Ratchanok Intanon 21-10, 21-13.

Chong Wei, Intanon lift men and women's titles at India Open

Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand bagged the women`s singles title at the India Open Super Series badminton tournament after beating Juliane Schenk of Germany in straight games here on Sunday.

I made a lot of errors, says Sindhu

P V Sindhu on Saturday said she has made a lot of errors against world number 6 Ratchanok Intanon and that there were a number of negatives in her game.

I am ready for Intanon challenge, says Sindhu

Having made it to her maiden semi-finals of a Super Series event in India, PV Sindhu on Friday said she is happy with her progress in the ongoing India Open and is looking forward towards making the most of it, when she faces World No 6 Ratchanok Intanon here on Saturday.

Saina loses second consecutive match

World No.3 shuttler Saina Nehwal of India lost her second consecutive women`s singles Group B match in the $500,000 BWF World Super Series Finals against Thai Ratchanok Intanon in straight games here Thursday.