In the Rio Olympics, Sindhu went down 21-19, 12-21, 15-21 to Spain's Carolina Marin in the final and had to contain with the silver medal.
Saina Nehwal will now face Rio Olympic gold medallist Carolina Marin of Spain -- who defeated China's Cai Yanyan 21-4, 24-22 -- for a semi-final berth in the Super 500 tournament.Jan 09, 2020, 13:22 PM IST
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.
The Rio Olympic gold medallist will now play Japan's Sayaka Takahashi on Saturday for a place in the final.
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
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
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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
Nehwal has picked up her maiden Indonesia Masters title after making it to the summit showdown of the tournament for the second consecutive time.Jan 27, 2019, 15:36 PM IST
The 28-year-old Indian, who had won the title in 2017 and was a runner-up in the 2011 edition, went down 16-21, 13-21 to fourth-seed Marin in a 40-minute clashJan 19, 2019, 12:57 PM IST
The 28-year-old from Hyderabad, who had won the title in 2017 and was a runners-up in the 2011 edition, will face a tough test next when she faces three-time world champion Carolina Marin of Spain on Saturday.Jan 18, 2019, 15:42 PM IST
Saina who is currently seeded seventh, emerged victorious in just 39 minutes, to reach the last-eight stage of the first Super 500 tournament of 2019 on Friday.Jan 17, 2019, 15:17 PM IST
In August, Marin became the first woman player to win three World Championships titles when she beat India`s Pusarla Sindhu in Nanjing to add to her gold medals from 2014 and 2015.Dec 24, 2018, 19:52 PM IST
The inaugural round of the PBL will take place at the NSCI indoor stadium in Mumbai from December 22 to December 24 while the semi-finals and final would be held in Bengaluru.Dec 21, 2018, 17:06 PM IST
Saina Nehwal will be seen plying her trade for the North-Eastern Warriors in the upcoming edition.Oct 08, 2018, 22:52 PM IST
A total of 145 players listed from 23 countries will go under the hammer.Oct 08, 2018, 00:01 AM IST
Sindhu also became the only Indian to have four podium finishes at BWF World Championships.Aug 05, 2018, 15:49 PM IST
Marin's clinical performance helped her maintain a steady lead throughout the game.Aug 03, 2018, 12:41 PM IST
The reigning Olympic champion and two-time World champion finished runners-up thrice – in India, Malaysia and Singapore – losing to P.V. Sindhu in Delhi and on the remaining two occasions to Chinese Taipei star Tai Tzu Ying.Dec 28, 2017, 16:15 PM IST
Talking about the cramped international calendar, which has been criticised by top players including Saina Nehwal and Carolina Marin, Sindhu said that the tournaments needed to be planned accordingly.Dec 26, 2017, 19:14 PM IST
The North East Warriors, supported by a large number of vociferous fans, took the first two matches to the distance but failed to deliver the knockout blow.Dec 24, 2017, 22:26 PM IST