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Saina Nehwal slams umpiring standards after BWF World Championships exit

Saina Nehwal slams umpiring standards after BWF World Championships exit

The defeat meant that Saina was eliminated from the World Championships before the quarter-finals for the first time since 2007. 

Aug 23, 2019, 17:58 PM IST
BWF World Championships: Saina Nehwal bows out, PV Sindhu advances into quarterfinals

BWF World Championships: Saina Nehwal bows out, PV Sindhu advances into quarterfinals

Sindhu hardly broke a sweat as she eased past her American opponent 21-14, 21-6 in a one-sided round-of-16 that lasted just 34 minutes. 

Aug 23, 2019, 11:02 AM IST
BWF World Championship 2019: Indian shuttler HS Prannoy ousted by world no 1 Momota

BWF World Championship 2019: Indian shuttler HS Prannoy ousted by world no 1 Momota

Indian shuttler HS Prannoy Thursday lost to World number 1 Japan's Kento Momota of the BWF World Championship 2019, taking place in Basel, Switzerland. The top seeded player defeated Prannoy in the

Aug 22, 2019, 20:57 PM IST
PV Sindhu moves into the third round of BWF World Championships

PV Sindhu moves into the third round of BWF World Championships

Sindhu will now take on Beiwen Zhang of USA, who defeated Hsuan-Yu Wendy Chen of Australia in straight games 21-14, 21-13.  

Aug 22, 2019, 08:31 AM IST
BWF World Championships 2019: HS Prannoy beats China's Lin Dan to reach pre-quarters

BWF World Championships 2019: HS Prannoy beats China's Lin Dan to reach pre-quarters

Ace Indian shuttler HS Prannoy on Tuesday bounced back from a game down against 11th seed Lin Dan of China to book his place in the third round of the ongoing BWF World Championships 2019 in

Aug 20, 2019, 15:46 PM IST
HS Prannoy, Sai Praneeth reach second round of BWF World Championships 2019

HS Prannoy, Sai Praneeth reach second round of BWF World Championships 2019

Prannoy, who has made a comeback from a stomach problem, will now lock horns with 11th seed Lin Dan of China in the second round of the tournament on Tuesday.

Aug 20, 2019, 11:21 AM IST
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