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All England Championship

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth enter second round of All England Championship

A former finalist, Saina defeated Scotland's Kristy Gilmour 21-17 21-18 in 35 minutes, while Srikanth took half an hour to dispose of France's Brice Leverdez 21-13 21-11 on Wednesday night.

Mar 07, 2019, 13:19 PM IST

All England Championship: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal look to snap 18-year-old jinx

It was Sindhu and Saina's mentor and current chief national coach P Gopichand, who was the last Indian to win the championship back in 2001.

Mar 05, 2019, 13:15 PM IST

Indian shuttlers get tough draw at All England Championship

India's top shuttlers PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal, are currently playing the Senior National Championships and will head straight to Birmingham for the prestigious tournament, starting from March 6.

Feb 13, 2019, 13:45 PM IST

Great chance for 'mentally toughest' Saina Nehwal to win All England Championship, says former coach

Last year, Saina had won her second Commonwealth Games title, besides winning a bronze at the Asian Games and reaching finals at Indonesia Masters, Denmark Open and Syed Modi International. 

Jan 29, 2019, 16:28 PM IST

All England Championships will be our target next year: Chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand

Gopichand was the last Indian to win the All England Championship in 2001, achieving the coveted feat after 21 years of Prakash Padukone's 1980 title.

Dec 16, 2018, 19:29 PM IST

I am working on the mental aspect of my game: PV Sindhu

Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu says losing close matches from advantageous position dealt a blow to her confidence and she is looking to overcome it by working on the mental aspect of her game.

Mar 16, 2018, 22:46 PM IST

Kidambi Srikanth terms umpiring 'ridiculous' post All England Championship exit

World no 3 Srikanth lost 11-21 21-15 20-22 to the unseeded Chinese at the Arena Birmingham here in a 52-minute battle last night to crash out of the tournament.

Mar 16, 2018, 16:12 PM IST

PV Sindhu in third round of All England Badminton Championship with a hard-fought win

With 2013 champion Ratchanok Inthanon crashing out in the opening round, the onus was on Jindapol to go deep in the tournament and she did produce some superb strokes but Sindhu was always a step ahead.

Mar 15, 2018, 21:27 PM IST

Tai Tzu test awaits Saina Nehwal in All England Championships first round

World No. 11 Saina, who had reached the finals in the 2015 edition and lost to the Taiwanese World No. 1 Tai Tzu at the Indonesia Open last month, will get a chance to avenge her loss and better her dismal head-to-head record against the defending champion.

Feb 22, 2018, 14:27 PM IST

All England Championship: Injury struck Lin Dan, limps off from title race

Four-time champion Lee reached the final for a seventh time by recovering from a worrying start to beat Chiu Tien Chen of Taiwan 10-21, 21-14, 21-9.

Mar 12, 2017, 09:09 AM IST

All England Championship: India's hope slump at Birmingham as Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu get ousted

Ratchanok Intanon, the former world champion from Thailand who only just won a fitness race to be ready for this week`s All-England Open, made a startling recovery to defeat Olympic champion Carolina Marin on Friday.

Mar 11, 2017, 08:28 AM IST

All England Championship: Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei on course for one last showdown in championship semi-final

Both men played almost as well as in there prime, and often with more subtlety -- to their evident pleasure as well as that of the organisers who would love to see the two old gladiators clash on Sunday for what would be the 28th and quite likely the last time.

Mar 11, 2017, 08:04 AM IST

All England Championship: PV Sindhu suffers straight games defeat to world no.1

World No. 5 Sindhu, who had beaten Tai Tzu en route to her Rio Games silver, was erratic and couldn't break the defence of the Chinese Taipei shuttler

Mar 10, 2017, 22:40 PM IST

All England Championship: Shuttlers Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy advance to second round

Meanwhile, Kidambi Srikanth, Ajay Jayaram and the men's doubles pair of Manu Attri and B. Sumeeth Reddy put up below-par performances to exit the tournament.

Mar 09, 2017, 11:08 AM IST

Fit-again Saina Nehwal ready to take on the best at All England Championship next week

The 26-year-old participated in three tournaments -- China, Hong Kong and Macau -- last year before competing at the Premier Badminton League for Awadhe Warriors in January.

Mar 05, 2017, 12:54 PM IST

All England Championship for me is like any other Super Series: PV Sindhu

"I consider the All England as like any normal super series tournament. People may think as if it's a big tournament by its name," Sindhu told PTI in an exclusive interview

Feb 26, 2017, 12:25 PM IST

Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu pull out from Asia Mixed Team Championship

Saina and Sindhu decided to skip the tournament to prepare for the upcoming hectic international schedule which includes All England Championship.

Feb 13, 2017, 15:54 PM IST

World No.1 Lee Chong Wei to miss All England Championship due to knee injury

The 34-year-old, will be out for weeks after he slipped and fell at the new Academy Badminton Malaysia.

Feb 07, 2017, 11:49 AM IST

Saina Nehwal slips to 6th in BWF ranking

P V Sindhu improved a place to reach the 11th spot.

Mar 17, 2016, 22:31 PM IST

Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth seek Swiss triumph after All England disappointment

Two-time winner Saina Nehwal and defending champion K Srikanth will look to put behind the disappointing outing at the All England Championship and train their guns on the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold starting with the qualifiers here on Tuesday.

Mar 14, 2016, 16:02 PM IST