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A look at PV Sindhu's journey from badminton prodigy to BWF World Champion

The Padma Shri Awardee is currently ranked at number 6 by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). 


Aug 26, 2019, 15:03 PM IST

PM Modi congratulates shuttler Sai Praneeth, salutes his untiring efforts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated Indian shuttler Sai Praneeth for winning a bronze medal at the BWF World Championships. Sai Praneeth became only the second Indian men`s singles player after the legendary Prakash Padukone to win a medal at the BWF World Championships.

Aug 25, 2019, 23:54 PM IST

PV Sindhu stuns Nozomi Okuhara to clinch maiden BWF World Championships gold

With the win, Sindhu also scripted history by becoming the first Indian ever to grab a gold medal at the BWF World Championships.

Aug 25, 2019, 18:58 PM IST

BWF World Championships: PV Sindhu stuns World No.4 Chen Yu Fei to reach final

Rio Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu continued her rich vein of form as she eased past fourth-seed Chen Yu Fei of China in straight games to book her place in the summit showdown of the  ongoing BWF World Championships in Switzerland on Saturday.

Aug 24, 2019, 16:27 PM IST

BWF World Championships: PV Sindhu, B Sai Praneeth eye final berth

Sindhu has already assured herself of a fifth medal at the BWF World Championships.

Aug 24, 2019, 11:43 AM IST

BWF World Championships: PV Sindhu beats World No. 2 Tai Tzu Ying to reach semi-final

With the win, fifth-seed Sindhu has now set up a clash against either Chen Yu Fei of China or Mia Blichfeldt of Denmark for a place in the final. 

Aug 23, 2019, 18:16 PM IST

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 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 Switzerland on Monday.

Aug 20, 2019, 15:46 PM IST

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

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

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 the same year. 

Aug 04, 2019, 14:57 PM IST

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

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

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

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

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, 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

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 qualifiers in Sydney on Tuesday.

Jun 03, 2019, 16:04 PM IST

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

Prannoy from New Delhi is now all set to meet 2018 Asian Games bronze-medallist Tsuneyama.

May 03, 2019, 10:27 AM IST