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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
PV Sindhu reaches Indonesia Open final with 21-19, 21-10 win over Chen YuFei

PV Sindhu reaches Indonesia Open final with 21-19, 21-10 win over Chen YuFei

Sindhu had reached the semis after flattening Japanese number three seed Nozomi Okuhara 21-14, 21-7 while Chen beat USA`s Beiwen Zhang 21-14, 17-21, 21-16 in her quarterfinal match.

Jul 20, 2019, 17:22 PM IST
Shuttlers B Sai Praneeth and Prannoy Kumar crash out of Indonesia Open

Shuttlers B Sai Praneeth and Prannoy Kumar crash out of Indonesia Open

Praneeth made a comeback in the second game only to bow out of the tournament.

Jul 18, 2019, 11:15 AM IST
Indonesia Open: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth progress to second round

Indonesia Open: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth progress to second round

Sindhu defeated Aya Ohori of Japan 11-21, 21-15, 21-15 whereas Srikanth outclassed Japan`s Kenta Nishimoto 21-14, 21-13. 

Jul 17, 2019, 13:42 PM IST
PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth move to second round of Indonesia Open

PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth move to second round of Indonesia Open

Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth progressed to the second round of the ongoing Indonesia Open after winning their respective first-round matches on Wednesday.

Jul 17, 2019, 11:45 AM IST
PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma lose in dismal day for India at Australian Open

PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma lose in dismal day for India at Australian Open

Sindhu was the last to fall, following the ouster of sixth seeded compatriots Sameer Verma, B Sai Praneeth and the men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty.

Jun 06, 2019, 14:22 PM IST
PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma eye good show at Australia Open

PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma eye good show at Australia Open

Indian ace P V Sindhu will resume her chase for the first title of the season, while Sameer Verma too will eye a good show when the Australia Open World Tour Super 300 tournaments begins with the

Jun 03, 2019, 16:04 PM IST
 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