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Saina Nehwal crashes out of Denmark Open after losing to Japan's Sayaka Takahashi

Saina Nehwal crashes out of Denmark Open after losing to Japan's Sayaka Takahashi

Saina Nehwal lost the first game 15-21 and in the second game threw away a 20-16 lead at one stage to lose the decider 21-23.  

Oct 16, 2019, 19:18 PM IST
India's Lakshya Sen reaches semi-final of Dutch Open

India's Lakshya Sen reaches semi-final of Dutch Open

Lakshya will now square off with Felix Burestedt of Sweden for a place in the summit showdown of the tournament. 

Oct 12, 2019, 14:19 PM IST
PV Sindhu meets Kamal Haasan in Chennai

PV Sindhu meets Kamal Haasan in Chennai

Ace Indian shuttler and Rio Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu on Thursday met actor-turned politician and Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan at his party office in Chennai. 

Oct 10, 2019, 17:27 PM IST
Korea Open: Parupalli Kashyap bows out in semi-final

Korea Open: Parupalli Kashyap bows out in semi-final

Ace Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap suffered a major blow as he knocked out of the ongoing Korea Open after slumping to straight games defeat at the hands of top-seed Kento Momota of Japan in the

Sep 28, 2019, 16:08 PM IST
 Korea Open: Shuttler Parupalli Kashyap faces Japan's Kento Momota for final spot

Korea Open: Shuttler Parupalli Kashyap faces Japan's Kento Momota for final spot

Kashyap, the 2014 Commonwealth Games champion, is currently the lone Indian survivor in the tournament. 

Sep 28, 2019, 07:59 AM IST
Korea Open: Shuttler Parupalli Kashyap thrashes Denmark's Jan O Jorgensen to reach semi-final

Korea Open: Shuttler Parupalli Kashyap thrashes Denmark's Jan O Jorgensen to reach semi-final

With the win, Kashyap has now set up a clash against top-seed Kento Momota of Japan for a place in the summit showdown of the tournament. 

Sep 27, 2019, 16:55 PM IST
Shuttler Parupalli Kashyap eye semi-final berth at Korea Open

Shuttler Parupalli Kashyap eye semi-final berth at Korea Open

Kashyap rebounded strongly from the second game down to seal a 21-17, 11-21, 21-12 win over Daren Liew of Malaysia in the pre-quarterfinal clash of the tournament that lasted 56 minutes. 

Sep 27, 2019, 12:02 PM IST
Saina Nehwal crashes out of Korea Open 2019 in first-round

Saina Nehwal crashes out of Korea Open 2019 in first-round

Nehwal was knocked out of the tournament after facing a 19-21, 21-18, 8-1 loss to Kim Ga Eun off South Korea's in a first-round on Wednesday.

Sep 25, 2019, 19:26 PM IST
PV Sindhu crashes out in opening round of Korea Open Super 500

PV Sindhu crashes out in opening round of Korea Open Super 500

Earlier on Wednesday, B Sai Praneeth also made an early exit in men's singles event after he was forced to retire midway in his first-round match against Anders Antonsen of Denmark.

Sep 25, 2019, 11:46 AM IST
Spain's Carolina Marin enters China Open final

Spain's Carolina Marin enters China Open final

The Spaniard came from behind to a register a 20-22, 21-13, 21-18 win over Takahashi in a thrilling semifinal that lasted 72 minutes.  

Sep 21, 2019, 16:47 PM IST
Shuttler Sai Praneeth bows out in China Open quarter-final

Shuttler Sai Praneeth bows out in China Open quarter-final

Rio Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu also crashed out of the tournament after going down against Pornpawee Chochuwong 21-12, 13-21, 19-21 in the second round of the women's singles event. 

Sep 20, 2019, 14:20 PM IST
China Open: World Champion PV Sindhu crashes out

China Open: World Champion PV Sindhu crashes out

Fifth-seeded Sindhu lost 12-21, 21-13, 21-19 in a thrilling second-round contest that lasted for almost an hour.  

Sep 19, 2019, 16:04 PM IST
China Open: PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth through to second round

China Open: PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth through to second round

Sindhu took a four-point lead first up before Li fought back to get the first game level at 9-9.

Sep 18, 2019, 16:08 PM IST
Badminton: Saina Nehwal crashes out of China Open in first round

Badminton: Saina Nehwal crashes out of China Open in first round

Saina Nehwal lost 10-21, 17-21 to World No. 8 in just 44 minutes at the Olympic Sports Center Xincheng Gymnasium.

Sep 18, 2019, 10:35 AM IST
Indian shuttler Kaushal Dharmamer wins Myanmar International Series

Indian shuttler Kaushal Dharmamer wins Myanmar International Series

Dharmamer bounced back strongly to seal a 18-21, 21-14, 21-11 win over Karon in the summit showdown of the men's singles event of the tournament that lasted exactly one hour.

Sep 16, 2019, 10:56 AM IST
Shuttler Sourabh Verma sees off China's Sun Fei Xiang to win Vietnam Open

Shuttler Sourabh Verma sees off China's Sun Fei Xiang to win Vietnam Open

Sourabh defeated  Sun Fei Xiang of China 21-12, 17-21, 21-14 in the final of the Vietnam Open that lasted one hour and 12 minutes. 

Sep 15, 2019, 15:12 PM IST
Indian shuttler Sourabh Verma storms into Vietnam Open final

Indian shuttler Sourabh Verma storms into Vietnam Open final

With the win, Sourabh has now set up a summit showdown clash against China's Sun Fei Xiang, who defeated Lin Yu Hsien of Chinese Taipei 21-17, 21-16 to storm into the final.

Sep 14, 2019, 17:47 PM IST
Shuttler Sourabh Verma faces Japan's Minoru Koga in Vietnam Open semis

Shuttler Sourabh Verma faces Japan's Minoru Koga in Vietnam Open semis

Notably, Sourabh is currently the lone Indian survivor in the tournament after Siril Verma and Subhankar Dey lost their respective pre-quarterfinal and second round clashes. 

Sep 14, 2019, 11:21 AM IST
Kidambi Srikanth pulls out of China, Korea Open with a knee injury

Kidambi Srikanth pulls out of China, Korea Open with a knee injury

Srikanth had previously played in the BWF World Championships where he had lost to Thailand's Kantaphon Wangcharoen in the Round of 16.  

Sep 13, 2019, 23:35 PM IST
Treated world championship final like a fresh game: PV Sindhu

Treated world championship final like a fresh game: PV Sindhu

Sindhu said that she put value on every point and was quick on her feet which helped her beat her Japanese rival.  

Sep 08, 2019, 19:46 PM IST