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Sindhu, Srikanth, Gurusaidutt reach round 3 of Indonesia Masters

Sindhu, Srikanth, Gurusaidutt reach round 3 of Indonesia Masters

Sindhu, who clinched the Macau Open Grand Prix Gold last week, brushed aside her opponent 21-12 21-9.

Ajay Jayaram, RMV Gurusaidutt reach quarterfinals of Dutch Open

Ajay Jayaram, RMV Gurusaidutt reach quarterfinals of Dutch Open

 Defending champion Ajay Jayaram and Commonwealth bronze-medallist RMV Gurusaidutt reached the men's singles quarterfinals of the USD 50,000 Dutch Open Grand Prix here.

Ajay Jayaram, RMV Gurusaidutt, PC Thulasi advance in Dutch Open

Ajay Jayaram, RMV Gurusaidutt, PC Thulasi advance in Dutch Open

Defending champion Ajay Jayaram and Commonwealth bronze medallist RMV Gurusaidutt advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of the Dutch Open Grand Prix after notching up straight-game wins in Round 2, here.

Ajay Jayaram, RMV Gurusaidutt, reach second round in Dutch Open

Ajay Jayaram, RMV Gurusaidutt, reach second round in Dutch Open

 Defending champion Ajay Jayaram suffered a scare before prevailing over Netherlands' Mark Caljouw in the opening round of the Dutch Open Grand Prix here today.

Injury-troubled Gurusaidutt hoping to regain top 25 place

Injury-troubled Gurusaidutt hoping to regain top 25 place

A series of injuries might have derailed his plans but a fit-again RMV Gurusaidutt is putting in the hard yards to earn his place at the top and is aiming to regain his position in the world top-25 by year end.

Financial aid to shuttlers under TOP Scheme

Financial aid to shuttlers under TOP Scheme

As part of its Target Olympic Podium (TOP) Scheme, the Sports Ministry on Tuesday decided to provide financial assistance to the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy in Hyderabad, where four shuttlers are currently training under the programme.

Guru, Pranaav-Ashwini reach main draw of Australia Open

Guru, Pranaav-Ashwini reach main draw of Australia Open

 Commonwealth Games bronze medallist RMV Gurusaidutt and mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Ashwini Ponnappa reached the main draw of the USD 750,000 Australian Open badminton tournament here on Tuesday.

Shuttler Gurusaidutt qualifies for Australian Open

Shuttler Gurusaidutt qualifies for Australian Open

Indian shuttler R.M.V. Gurusaidutt qualified for the men's singles main draw of the $750,000 Australian Open Superseries here on Tuesday.

K Srikanth is a fighter, says Pullela Gopichand

K Srikanth is a fighter, says Pullela Gopichand

Chief national coach Pullela Gopichand has lavished praise on K Srikanth after his India Open triumph, describing him as a fighter with a great range of strokes but said he still needs to improve "mental aspects" to win more laurels for the country.

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, Srikanth win; Prannoy, Guru lose in India Open

Saina, Srikanth win; Prannoy, Guru lose in India Open

Saina Nehwal and K Srikanth reached their maiden semifinals at the India Open Super Series badminton tournament but giant-killer H S Prannoy and RMV Gurusaidutt failed to capitalise on early advantages and went down fighting in the quarterfinals here on Friday.

Saina Nehwal storms into maiden India Open semifinal

Saina Nehwal storms into maiden India Open semifinal

Saina Nehwal sailed past Indonesia's Hana Ramadhini to make her maiden semifinals at the India Open Super Series while giant-killer H S Prannoy and RMV Gurusaidutt went down fighting in the quarterfinals here on Friday.

Fit-again Guru, Sameer finding their way back

Fit-again Guru, Sameer finding their way back

 Finding their way back after a string of injuries left them on the sidelines, RMV Gurusaidutt and young Sameer Verma today received a big confidence-boost following their stunning victories in the opening round of the India Super Series here.

Prannoy to meet Gurusaidutt in men's final at Tata Open badminton

Prannoy to meet Gurusaidutt in men's final at Tata Open badminton

Top seed H S Prannoy and fourth seed R M V Gurusaidutt entered the men's singles final of the Tata Open India International Challenge badminton tournament with straight-game semi-final victories here on Saturday.

Fear of losing is gone, says H S Prannoy

Fear of losing is gone, says H S Prannoy

 Indian shuttler H S Prannoy says the success of winning the Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold has erased his fears of defeat and fuelled a dream of working harder than ever to qualify for 2016 Rio Olympics.

Parupalli Kashyap upbeat to win a Asiad medal

Parupalli Kashyap upbeat to win a Asiad medal

A high-intensity training for last three weeks has boosted his confidence and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap says he is looking to maintain the rhythm as he sets out to achieve his dream of winning an Asian Games medal in Incheon, South Korea.

CWG badminton bronze a `lifetime achievement`: RMV Gurusaidutt

Indian shuttler RMV Gurusaidutt today said the Commonwealth Games bronze medal has helped him regain belief in himself as he was battling fitness doubts ahead of the match.

Kashyap, Jwala-Ashwini reach final, Sindhu takes bronze at CWG

Shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and the pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa assured India`s presence on the last day of the Commonwealth Games by reaching the finals of their respective categories but P.V. Sindhu had to be content with the women`s singles bronze at the Emirates Arena here Saturday.

2014 CWG: All Indians, including Sindhu & Kashyap enter last 16

Indian medal contenders, P V Sindhu and Parupalli Kashyap notched up easy victories in the women`s and men`s singles events respectively to storm into the prequarterfinals of the badminton competition at the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Wednesday.

CWG 2014: Shuttlers Srikanth, Gurusaidutt in round of 32

Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and R M V Gurusaidutt won their respective matches to enter the men`s singles Round of 32 at the 20th Commonwealth Games here today.