PV Sindhu enters World Championship semi-final, creates history
PV Sindhu enters World Championship semi-final, creates history

After Saina Nehwal's disappointing loss early on Friday, her understudy PV Sindhu created history by becoming the first Indian to win two back-to-back medals in the World Badminton Championships.

Saina Nehwal crashes out of World Badminton Championships
Saina Nehwal crashes out of World Badminton Championships

Zee Media Bureau

Copenhagen: India's star shuttler Saina Nehwal crashed out of the World Badminton Championships losing to her familiar foe, Chinese Li Xuerui in the quarter-final.

Saina moves a place up to 7th, Sindhu out of top 10

Following her Australian Open Super Series triumph, ace India shuttler Saina Nehwal today moved up a place to be in seventh position in the latest world rankings while P V Sindhu dropped out of the top 10 after a none-too-impressive outing in the same tournament.

China defend crown, win 13th Uber Cup title

World number one Li Xuerui and All England champion Shixian Wang led badminton powerhouse China to their 13th Uber cup title as they defeated five-time champions Japan 3-1 in the finals of the prestigious tournament here on Saturday.

Men`s team loss gave us extra motivation: Shixian

All England champion Shixian Wang of China today said the shocking loss of their men`s team in the Thomas Cup semi-finals had spurred them to do well as they clinched their 13th title at the Uber Cup here on Saturday.

Saina hopes to win a title in June

A series of consistent performance against top players in the Uber Cup has boosted her confidence and Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal is now hoping to win a Super Series title next month.

Sindhu, Jwala-Ashwini settle for bronze in Asian championship

India's teen sensation P V Sindhu and Commonwealth Games gold medallist pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa had to settle for bronze medals after losing their respective semifinals matches in the Asian Badminton Championship here.

Sindhu ousted by Shixian in India Open

Indian favourite P.V. Sindhu was ousted by China’s Shixian Wang in the women’s singles first round of the India Open Super Series badminton here Wednesday.

Sindhu remains confident of taming Shixian for 4th time

Just weeks after outwitting Chinese Shixian Wang at the Swiss Open, P V Sindhu will once again face the arduous task of taming the two-time All England Champion in the opening round of the India Super Series, but the shuttler remains confident of her chances and said she is looking to better her last year`s semifinal finish.

Sindhu stuns Shixian, Kashyap also wins but Saina loses

Producing yet another emphatic performance, Indian giant slayer P V Sindhu on Saturday stunned the recently-crowned All England champion Shixian Wang to breeze into the semifinals even as it was end of road for Saina Nehwal at the USD 125,000 Swiss Grand Prix Gold here.

Lee, Shixian clinch All England titles

Malaysian World No.1 Lee Chong Wei and Chinese World No.3 Shixian Wang clinched the men`s and women`s singles titles, respectively, of the $400,000 All England Open Badminton Championships at the National Indoor Arena here Sunday.

Saina Nehwal crashes out in quarters of All-England Championship

India`s campaign came to a premature halt in the All-England Badminton Championship with country`s ace shuttler Saina Nehwal bowing out in the quarterfinals of the women`s singles event, here.

Worked hard and prepared well: Saina

Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal and Olympic champion Li Xuerui of China have been put in same group for the BWF Super Series Finals, that will be played here Dec 11-15, after the draws were announced at the Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium here Tuesday.

Saina Nehwal, Li Xuerui in same group at Super Series Finals

Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal has been clubbed with Olympic champion Li Xuerui of China in the same group after the BWF Super Series Finals draws were announced at the Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium here Tuesday.

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.

Sindhu crashes out of Badminton Asia Championships

India`s campaign at the Badminton Asia Championships came to an end after P V Sindhu lost her women`s singles quarterfinal match against Eriko Hirose of Japan in a hard-fought contest here today.

Sindhu upsets former world no. 1 in Taipei

Rising Indian shuttler P V Sindhu pulled off an upset victory over former world No. 1 Shixian Wang of China to storm into the women`s singles quarterfinals of the Badminton Asia Championship here on Thursday.

Saina ousted by Shixian in Swiss Open semis

Two-time defending champion and top seed Saina Nehwal of India was ousted by nemesis Shixian Wang of China in the women`s singles semifinal of the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold.

Saina Nehwal reaches semis of All England Championship

Ace Indian shuttler and World No. 2 Saina Nehwal defeated sixth seed Chinese Shixian Wang 23-21, 19-21, 21-16 in the pre-quarterfinals of the All England Championship.

Saina seeded third for India Open

On a high after her Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold triumph, Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal has been seeded third in the second Indian Open.