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 New Zealand Open: India's campaign ends as HS Prannoy bows out

New Zealand Open: India's campaign ends as HS Prannoy bows out

With Prannoy's exit, India's campaign at New Zealand Open has also folded. 

May 03, 2019, 17:35 PM IST
New Zealand Open: Shuttler HS Prannoy eyes semi-final berth

New Zealand Open: Shuttler HS Prannoy eyes semi-final berth

Prannoy from New Delhi is now all set to meet 2018 Asian Games bronze-medallist Tsuneyama.

May 03, 2019, 10:27 AM IST
HS Prannoy stuns Tommy Sugiarto, Sai Praneeth crashes out of New Zealand Open

HS Prannoy stuns Tommy Sugiarto, Sai Praneeth crashes out of New Zealand Open

Unseeded Prannoy shocked second seed Sugiarto 21-14 21-12 in just 37 minutes to book his place in the last-eight round, where he will be up against fifth seed Kanta Tsuneyama of Japan.

May 02, 2019, 16:43 PM IST
Saina Nehwal crashes out of New Zealand Open after shocking loss to world number 212

Saina Nehwal crashes out of New Zealand Open after shocking loss to world number 212

The 29-year-old Olympic bronze medallist and world number nine lost 16-21 23-21 4-21 to her 19-year-old opponent in the women's singles match that lasted one hour and seven minutes.

May 01, 2019, 17:19 PM IST
Saina Nehwal eyeing second title of season at New Zealand Open

Saina Nehwal eyeing second title of season at New Zealand Open

World no. 9 is the only Indian to have won a title at the Indonesia Masters this year and Saina would be looking to add another one to her kitty.

Apr 29, 2019, 17:02 PM IST
PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal enter second round of Asia Badminton Championship

PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal enter second round of Asia Badminton Championship

It was the end of the road for the men's doubles pair of MR Arjun and Ramchadran Shlok, who went down 18-21 15-21 to the Chinese duo of He Jiting and Tan Qiang.

Apr 24, 2019, 15:33 PM IST
Kidambi Srikanth slips to 8th spot in BWF ranking

Kidambi Srikanth slips to 8th spot in BWF ranking

Lakshya Sen, who had recently had a final finish at the Polish Open,  surged two places to be at 71st spot.

Apr 16, 2019, 22:33 PM IST
Singapore Open: PV Sindhu stunned by Nozomi Okuhara in semis

Singapore Open: PV Sindhu stunned by Nozomi Okuhara in semis

With Sindhu's loss, India's challenge in the Singapore Open has also folded. 

Apr 13, 2019, 17:56 PM IST
Singapore Open: PV Sindhu seals semifinal spot, Saina Nehwal ousted

Singapore Open: PV Sindhu seals semifinal spot, Saina Nehwal ousted

Rio Games silver-winner Sindhu defeated world No.18 and 2017 BWF World Junior Championship bronze-medallist Cai Yanyan of China 21-13 17-21 21-14 to set up a meeting with former world champion Nozomi

Apr 12, 2019, 15:36 PM IST
Singapore Open: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Sameer Verma seal quarterfinal spots

Singapore Open: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Sameer Verma seal quarterfinal spots

World number 6 Sindhu will next face China's Cai Yanyan, a 2017 BWF World Junior Championships bronze medallist.

Apr 11, 2019, 15:33 PM IST
PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal sail into second round of Singapore Open

PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal sail into second round of Singapore Open

Taking the court first, Sindhu, seeded fourth, took just 27 minutes to get the better of Indonesia's Lyanny Alessandra Mainaky 21-9 21-7 in a one-sided match.

Apr 10, 2019, 15:33 PM IST
Malaysia Open: Kidambi Srikanth goes down fighting against Chen Long in quarter-final

Malaysia Open: Kidambi Srikanth goes down fighting against Chen Long in quarter-final

Srikanth slumped to an 18-21, 19-21 defeat at the hands of Long in a thrilling last-eight clash of the men's singles event that lasted 48 minutes. 

Apr 05, 2019, 15:58 PM IST
Malaysia Open: Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth eyes semi-final spot

Malaysia Open: Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth eyes semi-final spot

Srikanth stormed into the quarter-final of the men's singles event of the tournament with a comfortable 21-11, 21-15 win over Khosit Phetpradab of Thailand.

Apr 05, 2019, 10:31 AM IST
Malaysia Open: Kidambi Srikanth seals quarterfinal spot, PV Sindhu loses

Malaysia Open: Kidambi Srikanth seals quarterfinal spot, PV Sindhu loses

The Mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy lost 21-15 17-21 13-21 to the local combination of Tan Kian Meng and Lai Pei Jing of Malaysia India to bow out.

Apr 04, 2019, 17:31 PM IST
PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth enter second round of Malaysia Open

PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth enter second round of Malaysia Open

Fifth seed Sindhu will now look to avenge her All England loss against Korea's Sung Ji Hyun, whom she faces next, while Srikanth will meet Thailand's Khosit Phetpradab on Thursday.

Apr 03, 2019, 17:03 PM IST
Malaysia Open: Shuttler Sameer Verma stunned by China's Shi Yuqi in opener

Malaysia Open: Shuttler Sameer Verma stunned by China's Shi Yuqi in opener

Sameer went down fighting against Yuqi 20-22, 23-21, 12-21 in a three-game thriller that lasted one hour and five minutes. 

Apr 02, 2019, 17:30 PM IST
Kidambi Srikanth stunned by Viktor Axelsen in India Open men's singles final

Kidambi Srikanth stunned by Viktor Axelsen in India Open men's singles final

Srikanth, a 2015 winner, blew away two game points in the second game to lose 7-21 20-22 to Axelsen in the summit clash.

Mar 31, 2019, 19:03 PM IST
Olympic qualification system is unfair, putting strain on players: Pullela Gopichand

Olympic qualification system is unfair, putting strain on players: Pullela Gopichand

The Olympic qualification period for the Tokyo Games starts April 29 this year with the Badminton World Federation (BWF) considering the ranking list, to be published on April 30, 2020, to allocate

Mar 31, 2019, 17:34 PM IST
Badminton in Tokyo Olympics going to be tougher than last three Games: Saina Nehwal

Badminton in Tokyo Olympics going to be tougher than last three Games: Saina Nehwal

Saina has been troubled by injuries of late. After her knee surgery in 2016, she has been striving hard to return to her peak form. She was World No. 1 for a few weeks in 2015.

Mar 31, 2019, 17:11 PM IST
India Open: Kidambi Srikanth seals spot in final, PV Sindhu crashes out

India Open: Kidambi Srikanth seals spot in final, PV Sindhu crashes out

Olympic silver medallist Sindhu, who had won the event in 2017, blew four game points in the opening game to go down fighting 21-23 18-21 to China's He Bingjiao. 

Mar 30, 2019, 21:32 PM IST