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.

I can win gold at Commonwealth Games: Parupalli Kashyap

Ace shuttler Parupalli Kashyap, who finished with a bronze at the Delhi Commonwealth Games four years ago, says he is targeting a gold medal in the men`s singles and hopes lady luck will be on his side during the Glasgow edition.

India need a second formidable doubles pair: Jwala

Ace shuttler Jwala Gutta Wednesday said India is in dire need of second formidable doubles pair after her and Ashwini Ponnappa in order to pose serious challenge at the team championships.

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.

Srikanth, Kashyap slide in badminton rankings

India`s leading men`s singles shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap dropped a place each in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released Thursday.

Top shuttlers could miss part of Indian Badminton League

Top shuttlers including Lee Chong Wei, Saina Nehwal or P.V. Sindhu could miss part of the Indian Badminton League (IBL) which is coinciding with the $600,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier to be held in Odense.

Shuttler Varma loses Malaysia GP Gold final

Indian shuttler Sourabh Varma gave a fantastic fight but eventually went down to Indonesian 15th seed Simon Santoso in the men`s singles final of the $120,000 Malaysia Grand Prix Gold here Sunday.

Saina slips further to 9th in BWF rankings

India`s Olympic bronze medallist shuttler Saina Nehwal dropped a place to be at ninth position, while P V Sindhu retained her 11th spot in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings issued Thursday.

Kashyap pulls out of Korea due to shoulder injury

India ace shuttler Parupalli Kashyap on Friday pulled out of the season-opening USD 600,000 Korea Open Super Series next year due to a shoulder injury sustained last week.

Saina again pulls out of Nationals

Star shuttler Saina Nehwal has pulled out of the ATS 78th Senior National badminton championship due to illness.

Saina`s semis hopes hangs by a thread after second loss

Shuttler Saina Nehwal`s chances of advancing in the BWF World Super Series Finals dipped further here Thursday when she lost in straight games to World No.1 Li Xuerui of China for her second successive defeat in the group stage.

Kashyap aims to win Badminton Indian Open

Top Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap says that he is geared up to use the home advantage to the hilt and win the Yonex Sunrise India Open which will be held here later in April.

Saina leads a record Indian field in All England C`ship

Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal will return to Great Britain with a renewed hope of clinching the prestigious All England title but a tough draw awaits her in the women`s singles of the Super Series Premier event, which starts with the qualifiers here tomorrow.

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.