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Malaysia Open: Kidambi Srikanth goes down fighting against Chen Long in quarter-final

Srikanth slumped to an 18-21, 19-21 defeat at the hands of Long in a thrilling last-eight clash of the men's singles event that lasted 48 minutes. 

Apr 05, 2019, 15:58 PM IST

Kidambi Srikanth stunned by Viktor Axelsen in India Open men's singles final

Srikanth, a 2015 winner, blew away two game points in the second game to lose 7-21 20-22 to Axelsen in the summit clash.

Mar 31, 2019, 19:03 PM IST

Badminton in Tokyo Olympics going to be tougher than last three Games: Saina Nehwal

Saina has been troubled by injuries of late. After her knee surgery in 2016, she has been striving hard to return to her peak form. She was World No. 1 for a few weeks in 2015.

Mar 31, 2019, 17:11 PM IST

India Open: Kidambi Srikanth seals spot in final, PV Sindhu crashes out

Olympic silver medallist Sindhu, who had won the event in 2017, blew four game points in the opening game to go down fighting 21-23 18-21 to China's He Bingjiao. 

Mar 30, 2019, 21:32 PM IST

India Open: Defending champion Zhang Beiwen battling fund crunch, lack of training

After a fallout with Singapore authorities, she adopted US nationality in 2013 and has been playing for that country in the international circuit ever since.

Mar 29, 2019, 15:59 PM IST

India Open: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth eye semi-final spots

Sindhu had earlier swept aside Hong Kong's Deng Joy Xuan 21-11, 21-13 to storm into the quarter-final of the women's singles event.

Mar 29, 2019, 15:40 PM IST

I'm scared of getting injured: Badminton star Ratchanok Inthanon

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) revamped its structure in 2018, making it compulsory for the world's top-15 players in the singles events and top-10 pairs in the doubles disciplines to play a minimum of 12 out of 15 World Tour tournaments or face a penalty.

Mar 28, 2019, 16:25 PM IST

PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth advance to India Open second round

Swiss Open finalist B Sai Praneeth recovered from a first-game reversal to outwit compatriot Kartikey Gulshan Kumar 22-24 21-13 21-8 to enter the second round.

Mar 27, 2019, 20:46 PM IST

Looking to break jinx of early round exits at India Open: Ashwini Ponnappa

The world number 23 pair of Ashwini and Sikki shocked world number 18 Li Wenmei and Zheng Yu 22-20, 21-19 to enter the women's doubles second round of India Open. 

Mar 26, 2019, 19:59 PM IST

Mary Kom targeting boxing gold as she prepares for 2020 Olympics

Even though the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is more than 15 months away, Mary Kom is already planning for the biggest event in sporting history.

Mar 18, 2019, 10:41 AM IST

Shiva Thapa, Mohammed Hussamuddin enter finals of Finland boxing tourney

Signing off with bronze medals after semifinal losses were Sumit Sangwan (91kg) and former youth world champion Sachin Siwach (52kg). 

Mar 10, 2019, 10:17 AM IST

Gaurav Solanki, Nikhat Zareen advance in Strandja Memorial Boxing

Solanki, also a gold-winner at India Open and the Chemistry Cup last year, will next be up against Kazakhstan's Anvar Muzaparov in the last-16 stage.

Feb 16, 2019, 13:12 PM IST

PV Sindhu finishes runner-up in India Open badminton

Defending champion PV Sindhu suffered a narrow defeat in a pulsating final against American Beiwen Zhang.

Feb 04, 2018, 20:09 PM IST

PV Sindhu advances to India Open semis

Rio Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu continued her rich vein of form as she bounced back from a game down against Spain`s Beatriz Corrales to book her place in the semi-finals of the India Open on Friday.

Feb 02, 2018, 19:30 PM IST

India Open: Kidambi Srikanth bows out; PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap in quarters

Playing his first tournament of the new season after recovering from an abdominal muscle strain, world No. 3 Srikanth suffered a 19-21, 17-21 loss to Malaysian qualifier Iskandar Zulkarnain

Feb 01, 2018, 19:24 PM IST

India Open Boxing: Mary Kom in final, Shiva upstaged in semis

Mary Kom will face Philippine's Josie Gabuco, who sent second seed and local favourite Monika packing with a dominating performance.

Jan 31, 2018, 18:11 PM IST

India Open: Hampered HS Prannoy bows out; Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu progress

Under the pressure of new BWF rules, Prannoy chose to take court despite developing foot corns and eventually lost to compatriot Shreyansh Jaiswal 4-21, 6-21.

Jan 31, 2018, 15:49 PM IST

India Open: Shreyansh Jaiswal, Aakarshi Kashyap among Indians to enter main draw

Shreyansh Jaiswal and Aakarshi Kashyap were among the four Indian shuttlers to enter the main draw of the singles event at the USD 350,000 India Open Super 500 tournament here on Tuesday.

Jan 30, 2018, 20:46 PM IST

We have it in us to beat Tai Tzu Ying, says Saina Nehwal

World No. 1 Tai Tzu has defeated Saina nine times in their last 10 meetings and Sindhu eight times in 11.

Jan 30, 2018, 19:11 PM IST

India Open Boxing: Shiva Thapa, Sarita Devi enter semifinals

Most of the home favourites had a stellar day and look good to walk away with most of the medals.

Jan 30, 2018, 18:44 PM IST