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Indian shuttler Sourabh Verma clinches Hyderabad Open title

Indian shuttler Sourabh Verma clinches Hyderabad Open title

Sourabh had ealier booked his place in the final of the Hyderabad Open with a straight-game 23-21, 21-16 victory over Malaysia's Iskandar Zulkarnain in a 48-minute semi-final match. 

Aug 12, 2019, 11:31 AM IST
PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal could square off in World Championship semis

PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal could square off in World Championship semis

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Friday said on its website that it had conducted a re-draw of the women's singles category after it was found that a player had "mistakenly been included" in

Aug 10, 2019, 20:47 PM IST
Thailand Open: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty become first Indian pair to win Super 500 event

Thailand Open: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty become first Indian pair to win Super 500 event

Rankireddy and Shetty's previous best performance came when they won Hyderabad Open Super 100 tournament in 2018 before they made it to the final of Syed Modi International Super 300 tournament in

Aug 04, 2019, 14:57 PM IST
Thailand Open: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty reach final of men's doubles

Thailand Open: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty reach final of men's doubles

The top-ranked Indian pair will now square off with third-seeded Chinese team of Li Jun Hui and Liu Yu Chen in the final. 

Aug 03, 2019, 16:02 PM IST
Thailand Open: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty eye final spot in men's doubles

Thailand Open: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty eye final spot in men's doubles

 Rankireddy and Shetty rebounded strongly from the second game down against the Korean pair of Choi Solgyu and Seo Seung Jae to eventually seal a 21-17, 17-21, 21-19 triumph in a thrilling last-eight

Aug 03, 2019, 12:17 PM IST
Shuttler Sai Praneeth eyes semi-final berth at Thailand Open

Shuttler Sai Praneeth eyes semi-final berth at Thailand Open

Last week, Praneeth had made it to the semi-finals of the Japan Open, only to see himself going down against top-seeded Kento Momota of Japan 18-21, 12-21.

Aug 02, 2019, 13:10 PM IST
Kidambi Srikanth, Parupalli Kashyap make early exit at Thailand Open

Kidambi Srikanth, Parupalli Kashyap make early exit at Thailand Open

Phetpradab who is ranked 32nd in the world rankings recorded a comprehensive win in just an hour and three minutes, over Srikanth.

Aug 01, 2019, 17:53 PM IST
Saina Nehwal crashes out of  Thailand Open after shocking second-round defeat

Saina Nehwal crashes out of Thailand Open after shocking second-round defeat

This defeat will certainly be a setback for Saina who delivered an excellent performance against Thailand's Phittayaporn Chaiwan on Wednesday. 

Aug 01, 2019, 16:04 PM IST
Ace shuttlers Sourabh and Sai Uttejitha make early exit at Thailand Open

Ace shuttlers Sourabh and Sai Uttejitha make early exit at Thailand Open

Sourabh lost to Kanta Tsunemaya of Japan while Uttejitha Rao lost to China's Chen Xiao Xin

Jul 31, 2019, 13:51 PM IST
PV Sindhu fifth in Badminton World Federation ranking, Saina Nehwal 8, Akane Yamaguchi tops

PV Sindhu fifth in Badminton World Federation ranking, Saina Nehwal 8, Akane Yamaguchi tops

The Hyderabad shuttler has withdrawn from the ongoing Thailand Open with her eyes set on the BWF World Championships that will be held from August 19 and 25.

Jul 31, 2019, 12:46 PM IST
Indian shuttlers Sourabh Verma and Sai Uttejitha enter Thailand Open main draw

Indian shuttlers Sourabh Verma and Sai Uttejitha enter Thailand Open main draw

Sourabh will be facing Kanta Tsunemaya of Japan while Uttejitha Rao will be locking horns with China`s Chen Xiao Xin in their respective first-round matches on Wednesday.

Jul 30, 2019, 16:45 PM IST
PV Sindhu withdraws from Thailand Open, Saina Nehwal to play

PV Sindhu withdraws from Thailand Open, Saina Nehwal to play

The 24-year-old did not tell any specific reason for withdrawing her name from the competition.

Jul 30, 2019, 15:52 PM IST
Japan Open: India's campaign ends as Sai Praneeth bows out

Japan Open: India's campaign ends as Sai Praneeth bows out

With Praneeth's defeat, India's campaign at the Japan Open has also ended. 

Jul 27, 2019, 13:35 PM IST
PV Sindhu's run at Japan Open ends, Sai Praneeth progresses to semis

PV Sindhu's run at Japan Open ends, Sai Praneeth progresses to semis

While Praneeth defeated Indonesia`s Tommy Sugiarto to make it to the last four, Japan`s Akane Yamaguchi defeated Sindhu in straight games to knock her out of the competition on Friday. 

Jul 26, 2019, 13:32 PM IST
PV Sindhu and B Sai Praneeth march into Japan Open quarters

PV Sindhu and B Sai Praneeth march into Japan Open quarters

With the win, the Olympic silver medallist has now extended the head-to-head record against Ohori to 8-0.

Jul 25, 2019, 12:11 PM IST
PV Sindhu storms into second round of Japan Open

PV Sindhu storms into second round of Japan Open

Sindhu will next lock horns with Aya Ohori of Japan for a place in the quarter-finals of the tournament. 

Jul 24, 2019, 16:31 PM IST
Kidambi Srikanth exits in the 1st round of Japan Open after defeat against HS Prannoy

Kidambi Srikanth exits in the 1st round of Japan Open after defeat against HS Prannoy

Before Wednesday's match, the duo had faced each other five times in the past, with Srikanth emerging victorious on four occasions.

Jul 24, 2019, 10:44 AM IST
Shuttler B. Sai Praneeth eases into second round of Japan Open

Shuttler B. Sai Praneeth eases into second round of Japan Open

Praneeth hardly broke a sweat as he eased past Kenta Nishimoto of Japan 21-17, 21-13 in the first round of the tournament that lasted just 42 minutes.

Jul 23, 2019, 11:57 AM IST
PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal among others gear up for Japan Open

PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal among others gear up for Japan Open

In the Indonesia Open, PV Sindhu managed to bag a silver medal after she was beaten by Akane Yamaguchi in the final on Sunday. 

Jul 22, 2019, 14:48 PM IST
PV Sindhu loses 15-21, 16-21 to Akane Yamaguchi in Indonesia Open final

PV Sindhu loses 15-21, 16-21 to Akane Yamaguchi in Indonesia Open final

The shuttler failed to make her presence felt despite entering the final of the tournament on the back of a 21-19, 21-10 win against Chen Yufei, as fourth-seed Akane defeated her 15-21, 16-21.

Jul 21, 2019, 15:41 PM IST