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Premier Badminton League: Hyderabad Hunters lead despite Sindhu's loss to Sung Ji Hyun

In the women's singles match, Ji Hyun Sung got the better of Olympic and World Championship silver medallist Sindhu 15-13 14-15 15-7.

Dec 26, 2018, 05:27 AM IST

PBL 3: Delhi Dashers beat title-holders Chennai Smashers

Defending champions Chennai Smashers went down to Delhi Dashers in an unfortunate fashion after they had to concede the last match of the tie due to an ankle injury to Gabrielle Adcock in the Vodafone Premier Badminton League here on Wednesday.

Jan 04, 2018, 10:11 AM IST

PV Sindhu's New Year wish: Number one rank in 2018

Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu is eyeing the world No. 1 position next season but said she will not lose sleep over rankings as consistent performances will automatically earn her the numero uno spot.

Dec 28, 2017, 12:06 PM IST

Chennai Smashers beat Mumbai Rockets for first win of PBL-3

Defending champions Chennai Smashers clinched their maiden win of the third season of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) after beating Mumbai Rockets 4-3 in the opener of the Delhi leg of Rs 6 crore PBL at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here on Wednesday.

Dec 28, 2017, 09:18 AM IST

Awadhe Warriors shock defending champions Chennai Smashers in 2017 Pro Badminton League opener

Awadhe Warriors overcame the last-minute pullout of star player Saina Nehwal owing to an injury, as they stunned defending champions Chennai Smashers in the Premier Badminton League opener. 

Dec 24, 2017, 14:41 PM IST

Saina Nehwal misses PBL-3 opener against PV Sindhu due to ankle niggle

Awadhe Warriors' star attraction Sania Nehwal was ruled out of the opening match of the 3rd Premier Badminton League (PBL) against Chennai Smashers on Saturday, here, as she had not fully recovered from a right ankle niggle.

Dec 23, 2017, 21:16 PM IST

Sindhu's Smashers clash with Saina's Warriors in PBL opener

The semifinals will take place on January 12 and 13 followed by the final, which will be held the very next day, on January 14.

Nov 27, 2017, 21:15 PM IST

PBL 2017: Chennai capture title after edging out Mumbai 4-3 in thrilling finale

Chennai and Mumbai won their respective Trump matches, but it came down to the two men's singles match to decide the fate of the tie.

Jan 14, 2017, 22:46 PM IST

PBL: PV Sindhu finally prevails over Saina Nehwal, guides Chennai to finals

Expectations touched a crescendo as Sindhu and Sindhu took the court with crowd rooting for the two stalwarts in equal measure.

Jan 13, 2017, 23:10 PM IST

PBL: Carolina Marin, Sameer Verma guide Hyderabad to semifinals

Saina Nehwal's Awadhe Warriors were the first to qualify for the knockout stage and Chennai Smashers and Mumbai Rockets also had joined them in the semi-finals.

Jan 12, 2017, 22:13 PM IST

PBL 2017: Chennai Smashers defeat table-toppers Awadhe Warriors 4-3

In the super match, P V Sindhu straightaway dominated the proceedings, winning the opening game 11-4 easily.

Jan 11, 2017, 21:53 PM IST

PBL 2017: Chennai Smashers edge past Mumbai Rockets 4-3 to enter semi-finals

In the inconsequential fifth match, Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu won 11-8 12-10 against Sung Ji Hyun.

Jan 10, 2017, 23:03 PM IST

Delhi Acers beat Chennai Smashers, register first win in PBL

Delhi, who are currently lying at the bottom of the table and are virtually out of contention for the knock-outs, finally got their winning mojo back and salvage some pride.

Jan 08, 2017, 22:47 PM IST

PBL 2017: PV Sindhu registers win Chennai Smashers claim 5-0 triumph over Bengaluru Blasters

The victory was Chennai's first of the season as they had lost to Hyderabad Hunters 3-4 in the tournament opener on January 1 in Hyderabad.

Jan 03, 2017, 23:04 PM IST

PBL: Hyderabad Hunters oust Chennai Smashers in opener; Carolina Marin defeats PV Sindhu

Reigning Olympic champion Carolina Marin of Spain overcame Rio Games runner-up P.V. Sindhu 11-8, 12-14, 11-2.

Jan 02, 2017, 10:23 AM IST

World No.1 Carolina Marin excited to play against India's PV Sindhu in PBL

Marin and Sindhu famously clashed in the Rio Olympics where Marin won the gold and Sindhu bagged the silver.

Dec 31, 2016, 12:15 PM IST

Delhi Acers drub Chennai Smashers, enter PBL final

The Acers exacted revenge for their 3-4 loss to the Chennai-based team in the league phase and won the crucial semifinal to put one hand on the PBL trophy.

Jan 14, 2016, 23:47 PM IST

Chennai Smashers knockout Bengaluru Top Guns, qualify for PBL semis

In the first semifinal on Thursday, the Acers will take on the Smashers while the Warriors will face Rockets in the second last-four clash on Friday.

Jan 13, 2016, 23:43 PM IST

PV Sindhu leads Chennai Smashers' win over Hyderabad Hunters in PBL

Local girl Sindhu beat her Hyderabad rival Supanida K, an experienced player from Thailand, 15-8, 14-15, 15-5 to seal the issue in favour of Chennai.

Jan 10, 2016, 23:47 PM IST

Premier Badminton League: Chennai Smashers beat Delhi Acers, register 2nd win

The Smashers had earlier defeated Mumbai Rockets 3-2 in their opening tie two days ago.

Jan 05, 2016, 21:00 PM IST