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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

Swiss Open: Shuttler Sai Praneeth hammers Chen Long to reach final

Praneeth has now set up a clash against another Chinese player and top seed Shi Yuqi in the summit showdown of the tournament. 

Mar 16, 2019, 23:54 PM IST

Indian shuttlers Ajay Jayaram, Mithun Manjunath enter Vietnam Open semifinals

India shuttlers Ajay Jayaram and Mithun Manjunath on Friday advanced to the Men’s singles semifinals of the Vietnam Open Super Tour 100 tournament. 

Aug 10, 2018, 21:30 PM IST

HS Prannoy, Parupalli Kashyap give US Open a miss, Ajay Jayaram to lead Indian challenge

 Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram will lead the Indian challenge at the US Open in the absence of defending champion HS Prannoy and last year's finalist Parupalli Kashyap in the World Tour Super 300

Jun 11, 2018, 15:59 PM IST

Fit-again Ajay Jayaram, Sourabh Verma eye good run at NZ Open

Jayaram, who returned to action at the China Masters early this month after recovering from a hamstring injury that took nearly eight months to heal, opens his campaign against fourth seed Hsu Jen Hao from Chinese Taipei.

Apr 30, 2018, 15:13 PM IST

Ajay Jayaram pulls out of China, Hong Kong Open

Recovering from a hamstring injury, Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram has decided to pull out of the next two Super Series tournaments in China and Hong Kong.

Nov 09, 2017, 18:59 PM IST

Five Indian shuttlers in top-20 of BWF men's rankings

India's leading ladies, PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal, remain at the second and 12th spot respectively. They both had lost in the second round in Japan.

Sep 28, 2017, 19:04 PM IST

BWF World Championships: Kidambi Srikanth enters singles quarter-final

Later in the day, India's medal hopes Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu – both in women's singles and Ajay Jayaram and B. Sai Praneeth – in men's singles – will play their respective pre-quarters.

Aug 24, 2017, 19:01 PM IST

2017 BWF World Championships: Indians in action on Day 4

On Day 4, there will be as many as seven Indians in action, including a mixed-doubles team.

Aug 24, 2017, 12:59 PM IST

PV Sindhu advances to Badminton World Championships pre-quarterfinals

Sindhu, the 2016 Rio Olympics silver medallist, will take on the winner of the match between Cheung Ngan Yi of Taipei and Evgeniya Kosetskaya in her next round.

Aug 22, 2017, 22:04 PM IST

BWF Rankings: After back-to-back Super Series triumphs, Kidambi Srikanth climbs up three spots to enter top-10

In women's singles, Sania Nehwal gained a spot to be at 15th, while PV Sindhu dropped a place to be world no. 5.

Jun 29, 2017, 17:48 PM IST

Confident Ajay Jayaram promises to give his best at World Championships, Sudirman Cup

India have been clubbed with Denmark and Indonesia in the qualifying rounds of the Sudirman Cup scheduled to be held at the Gold Coast, Australia from May 21-28.

May 18, 2017, 16:38 PM IST

Sudirman Cup: Kidambi Srikanth says Indian shuttlers will have to be at their best after landing in tough draw

A final finish at Singapore Open sealing his World Championship berth, Srikanth says he needs to curb his inconsistency to return with a medal from Glasgow.

May 15, 2017, 15:37 PM IST

PV Sindhu rested from Thailand Open, Saina Nehwal to play in three upcoming tournaments

India will be sending full teams for the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold (May 30-June 4), Indonesia Open Super Series (June 12-18) and Australian Open Super Series (June 20-25).

May 11, 2017, 23:22 PM IST

Asia Championships: PV Sindhu advances to quarters with easy win, Ajay Jayaram bows out

Rio Olympic silver medallist and fourth seed Sindhu continued her domination right from the start against Japan's Aya Ohori and won the match 21-14, 21-15.

Apr 27, 2017, 15:00 PM IST

Asian badminton Championship: PV Sindhu, Ajay Jayaram advance; Saina Nehwal slump to defeat

Saina, who recently made a first-round exit at the Malaysia Open, underwent knee surgery after the 2016 Rio Olympics and since recovering the Hyderabad girl has been struggling to return to her menacing best

Apr 26, 2017, 17:27 PM IST

Malaysia Open: Indian hope Ajay Jayaram loses to South Korea's Son Wan Ho in quarters

Jayaram, the lone Indian to have crossed the first-round barrier of the tournament, was handed a 18-21, 14-21 defeat in 37 minutes by Son.

Apr 07, 2017, 21:17 PM IST

Malaysia Open: Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram stuns fourth-seeded Viktor Axelsen to enter quarters

The match which lasted around 44 minutes at the Stadium Perpaduan - 3 here, saw a fightback from the Indian shuttler after dropping the opening game 9-11.

Apr 06, 2017, 16:29 PM IST

Malaysia Open Superseries: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu toppled in 1st Round, Ajay Jayaram sails through

Sixth seed and 2016 Olympic silver medallist Sindhu was toppled by world No.13 Chen Yufei of China 21-18, 19-21, 17-21 in an hour and eight minutes.

Apr 05, 2017, 15:51 PM IST

BWF Rankings: Ace shuttler PV Sindhu becomes second Indian to break into top 5

The 21-year-old from Hyderabad has 69399 points in her kitty, while London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal is the only other Indian woman in the top 10 at ninth position.

Feb 18, 2017, 12:06 PM IST