Saina Nehwal

India shuttler HS Prannoy credits PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal for positive change in mindset

India shuttler HS Prannoy credits PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal for positive change in mindset

According to Prannoy, when Saina and Sindhu started winning big tournaments and started beating Chinese players, the other players too started believing that they could also achieve a similar feat.

Feb 18, 2018, 16:13 PM IST
PV Sindhu's defeats can't be termed failures: Pullela Gopichand

PV Sindhu's defeats can't be termed failures: Pullela Gopichand

He is known to be a demanding coach but Pullela Gopichand is of the opinion that Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu's odd defeats can't be termed serious failures. 

Feb 01, 2018, 16:44 PM IST
India Open: Hampered HS Prannoy bows out; Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu progress

India Open: Hampered HS Prannoy bows out; Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu progress

Under the pressure of new BWF rules, Prannoy chose to take court despite developing foot corns and eventually lost to compatriot Shreyansh Jaiswal 4-21, 6-21.

Jan 31, 2018, 15:49 PM IST
Former champions Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu start favourites at India Open

Former champions Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu start favourites at India Open

In-form Saina Nehwal and defending champion P.V. Sindhu will be the cynosure of all eyes when they start their campaign at the $350,000 India Open, starting on Tuesday.

Jan 29, 2018, 17:13 PM IST
Saina Nehwal loses to No. 1 Tai Tzu in Indonesia Masters final

Saina Nehwal loses to No. 1 Tai Tzu in Indonesia Masters final

Tai Tzu Ying has now defeated the former world No.1 Indian nine times in their last 10 meetings. 

Jan 28, 2018, 12:33 PM IST
Sensational Saina Nehwal enters final of Indonesia Masters

Sensational Saina Nehwal enters final of Indonesia Masters

The former world no 1, who has won thrice in Indonesia, dished out a spirited performance to overcome a fighting Ratchanok 21-19 21-19 in the semifinal lasting 48 minutes.

Jan 27, 2018, 15:16 PM IST
Indonesia Masters: Saina Nehwal sinks PV Sindhu to sail into semis

Indonesia Masters: Saina Nehwal sinks PV Sindhu to sail into semis

Saina, who is coming back from an ankle injury, overcame Sindhu 21-13, 21-19 in an all-Indian women's singles quarterfinal clash.

Jan 26, 2018, 17:38 PM IST
Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu to clash in the quarterfinals at Indonesia Masters

Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu to clash in the quarterfinals at Indonesia Masters

Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu will meet in an all-Indian quarterfinal clash after both won their respective preliminary matches at the USD 350,000 Indonesia Masters, adding another chapter to their new rivalry.

Jan 25, 2018, 17:31 PM IST
 Indonesia Masters: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu advance to Round 2, Parupalli Kashyap exits

Indonesia Masters: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu advance to Round 2, Parupalli Kashyap exits

Olympians Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu have advanced into the second round of the Indonesia Masters with contrasting wins in the women's singles.

Jan 25, 2018, 14:55 PM IST
Shraddha Kapoor starrer Saina Nehwal biopic not shelved, confirms director Amole Gupte

Shraddha Kapoor starrer Saina Nehwal biopic not shelved, confirms director Amole Gupte

Saina Nehwal biopic stars Shraddha Kapoor in the lead.

Jan 12, 2018, 12:17 PM IST
'I need more time to get to full fitness,' says ace shuttler Saina Nehwal

'I need more time to get to full fitness,' says ace shuttler Saina Nehwal

The 2012 London Olympics bronze medallist shuttler said she was doing the training part but would need to strengthen herself while playing.

Dec 31, 2017, 14:54 PM IST
PBL: Saina Nehwal leads Awadhe Warriors' 4-3 win over North Eastern Warriors

PBL: Saina Nehwal leads Awadhe Warriors' 4-3 win over North Eastern Warriors

Saina Nehwal scripted a sensational comeback win over Canada's Michelle Li to guide Awadhe Warriors to a superb 4-3 victory over newcomers North Eastern Warriors in the third Premier Badminton League (PBL) here on Saturday.

Dec 31, 2017, 09:56 AM IST
PV Sindhu, K Srikanth weave a fairytale 2017 for Indian badminton

PV Sindhu, K Srikanth weave a fairytale 2017 for Indian badminton

It was a year when the national anthem played quite frequently at stadiums across the globe as either Sindhu or Srikanth stood on the podium in a series of elite badminton tournaments.

Dec 26, 2017, 16:11 PM IST
Awadhe Warriors shock defending champions Chennai Smashers in 2017 Pro Badminton League opener

Awadhe Warriors shock defending champions Chennai Smashers in 2017 Pro Badminton League opener

Awadhe Warriors overcame the last-minute pullout of star player Saina Nehwal owing to an injury, as they stunned defending champions Chennai Smashers in the Premier Badminton League opener. 

Dec 24, 2017, 14:41 PM IST
Saina Nehwal misses PBL-3 opener against PV Sindhu due to ankle niggle

Saina Nehwal misses PBL-3 opener against PV Sindhu due to ankle niggle

Awadhe Warriors' star attraction Sania Nehwal was ruled out of the opening match of the 3rd Premier Badminton League (PBL) against Chennai Smashers on Saturday, here, as she had not fully recovered from a right ankle niggle.

Dec 23, 2017, 21:16 PM IST
PV Sindhu vs Saina Nehwal to set 3rd Premier Badminton League going

PV Sindhu vs Saina Nehwal to set 3rd Premier Badminton League going

An exciting battle will be on cards when Olympic medallists P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal lock horns in the opening match between defending champions Chennai Smashers and Awadhe Warriors at the third edition of the Premier Badminton League.

Dec 23, 2017, 15:14 PM IST
Saina Nehwal slams BWF for 'crammed' calendar

Saina Nehwal slams BWF for 'crammed' calendar

BWF has made it compulsory for the world's top 15 players in the singles events and top 10 pairs in the doubles disciplines to play a minimum of 12 tournaments or face a penalty.

Dec 20, 2017, 16:52 PM IST
When PM Modi lauded Sania, Saina and Sindhu on a global stage

When PM Modi lauded Sania, Saina and Sindhu on a global stage

Ivanka praised PM Modi for his belief that progress of humanity is incomplete without the empowerment of women.

Nov 28, 2017, 18:04 PM IST
Sindhu's Smashers clash with Saina's Warriors in PBL opener

Sindhu's Smashers clash with Saina's Warriors in PBL opener

The semifinals will take place on January 12 and 13 followed by the final, which will be held the very next day, on January 14.

Nov 27, 2017, 21:15 PM IST
Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu sails into quarters; Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy exit

Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu sails into quarters; Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy exit

Parupalli Kashyap and Sourabh Verma had lost in the opening round.

Nov 23, 2017, 20:17 PM IST