Kidambi Srikanth

PV Sindhu reaches quarter-final at Swiss Open, Ajay Jayaram, Kidambi Srikanth also progress

PV Sindhu continued her impressive run at the ongoing Swiss Open Super 300 badminton tournament in Basel as he advanced to the quarterfinals of the women's singles event on Thursday. The Indian shuttler secured a comfortable 21-13 21-14 win over her opponent Iris Wang. She will face Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan in the next round. 

Mar 04, 2021, 19:48 PM IST

Kidambi Srikanth, Satwik-Ashwini enter quarterfinals of Swiss Open

Former men's singles champion Kidambi Srikanth and the mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa progressed to the quarterfinals of the Swiss Open Super 300 badminton tournament in Basel on Thursday.  

Mar 04, 2021, 15:57 PM IST

Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu virtually out of BWF World Tour Finals after consecutive defeats

A week ago P V Sindhu had suffered a demoralising defeat to Ratchanok Intanon and this time too there was no change in fate for the World Champion. Sindhu went down 18-21 13-21 to the third-seeded Thai. Meanwhile, Srikanth enjoyed a 3-0 head-to-head count against Wang Tzu Wei ahead of his match but it mattered little as the Taiwanese world no 12 made a remarkable comeback and secured a 19-21 21-9 21-19 win over the Indian.  

Jan 28, 2021, 18:43 PM IST

PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth look to turn the tide at BWF World Tour Finals

World champion and Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu, who had won the prestigious title in 2018, has been clubbed in Group 'B' alongside top-ranked Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei and home favourites Ratchanok Intanon and Pornpawee Chochuwong.

Jan 26, 2021, 13:24 PM IST

Thailand Open: Sai Praneeth withdraws after testing COVID-19 positive, roommate Srikanth also forced to pull out

BWF said Praneeth had been 'rooming with teammate Kidambi Srikanth at the official hotel' and so he too had to withdraw from the tournament. Srikanth had defeated Thailand's Sitthikom Thammasin 21-11 21-11 on Tuesday. The world number 14 had withdrawn from last week's event ahead of his second round after pulling a calf muscle. All other Indian players have tested negative following Monday's mandatory round of PCR testing. 

Jan 20, 2021, 11:51 AM IST

Kidambi Srikanth pulls out of Thailand Open due to calf muscle injury

After Kidambi Srikanth's exit, Saina Nehwal remains the only Indian who will feature in the single's event of Thailand Open. 

Jan 14, 2021, 15:36 PM IST

Thailand Open: Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal breeze into second round

Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal on Wednesday advanced into the second round of the ongoing Thailand Open Super 1000 tournament.  

Jan 13, 2021, 19:15 PM IST

Kidambi Srikanth slams COVID-19 testing experience in Thailand, says haven't come to 'shed blood'

Srikanth is in Bangkok for the Thailand open which commenced on Tuesday and will go on until January 17. 

Jan 13, 2021, 07:04 AM IST

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth eases into quarter-finals of Denmark Open

Srikanth will next square off with the wiinner of the other second-round clash between second-seed Tien Chen Chou of Chinese Taipei and Nhat Nguyen of Ireland.

Oct 15, 2020, 18:15 PM IST

Excited to see MS Dhoni play again: Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth after confirmation of IPL 2020 dates

IPL Chairman Brijesh Patel on Friday confirmed that the T20 league will take place in United Arab Emirates (UAE) from September 19, with the final taking place on November 8.

Jul 24, 2020, 19:49 PM IST

BAI recommends Kidambi Srikanth for Khel Ratna Award after his apology

Meanwhile, HS Prannoy has been given 15 days to respond to his misconduct.

Jun 20, 2020, 09:36 AM IST

Kidambi Srikanth urges citizens to stay strong, spend time with close ones amid coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

On March 28, Srikanth had revealed that he had made a donation to Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM CARES) Fund, but he did not reveal the amount of his contribution.

Apr 06, 2020, 15:26 PM IST

Sports is not important than life: Kidambi Srikanth opens up on Olympics dream, life in lockdown and more

Ace Indian badminton player, Kidambi Srikanth, in an exclusive interview with WION's Sports Editor Digvijay Singh Deo, spoke about a lot of things ranging from the decision to postpone Olympics, how it will affect the qualification scenario, his run of form of late, how he is managing to remain fit amid the lockdown and much more. 

Apr 05, 2020, 18:57 PM IST

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth advise caution, say no need to panic against coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak

Even as novel coronavirus COVID-19 spread across the world and cases rise in India, ace shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth stressed on the importance of taking necessary precautions in the next two weeks to contain the spread of the disease which has affected more than 1.8 lakh people across the world and resulted in the death of over 7,1000.

Mar 17, 2020, 11:38 AM IST

All England Open: PV Sindhu advances, Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth bow out

Meanwhile, Sai Praneeth--the other Indian in the fray--too crashed out of the tournament after going down 12-21, 13-21 against Zhao Jun Peng of China in 33 minutes.

Mar 12, 2020, 13:52 PM IST

PV Sindhu wins; Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, Sai Praneeth, Sourabh Verma out in 1st round of Indonesia Masters

Saina Nehwal, who is the defending champion in the women`s singles category, lost to Japan's Sayaki Takahashi. She won the first game but then was completely outclassed in the second and third with the final scoreline reading 19-21, 21-13, 21-5 in the Japanese player's favour.

Jan 15, 2020, 19:48 PM IST

Saina Nehwal marches on in Malaysia Masters; Sai Praneeth, Kidambi Srikanth knocked out

Saina Nehwal cruised into the second round of the women's singles event after registering a convincing win over Belgium's Lianne Tan. Saina, the London Olympics bronze medallist, beat Tan 21-15, 21-17 in 36 minutes.

Jan 08, 2020, 17:44 PM IST

Sourabh Verma advances, Kidambi Srikanth bows out of Syed Modi International Championships

India's Rituparna Das will lock horns with fellow countrywoman Shruti Mundada later on Friday for a place in the semi-final of the tournament. 

Nov 29, 2019, 18:06 PM IST

Syed Modi International Championships: Kidambi Srikanth, Sourabh Verma eye semi-final berths

Earlier, Ajay Jayaram, HS Prannoy, B. Sai Praneeth and Lakshya Sen had all knocked out of the tournament after going down in their respective second rounds.

Nov 29, 2019, 11:46 AM IST

Syed Modi International Championship: Kidambi Srikanth, Sourabh Verma storm into quarter-finals

Meanwhile, Ajay Jayaram, HS Prannoy, B. Sai Praneeth and Lakshya Sen have all knocked out of the tournament after going down in their respective second rounds. 

Nov 28, 2019, 18:08 PM IST