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Saina Nehwal eyeing second title of season at New Zealand Open

World no. 9 is the only Indian to have won a title at the Indonesia Masters this year and Saina would be looking to add another one to her kitty.

Apr 29, 2019, 17:02 PM IST

PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal enter second round of Asia Badminton Championship

It was the end of the road for the men's doubles pair of MR Arjun and Ramchadran Shlok, who went down 18-21 15-21 to the Chinese duo of He Jiting and Tan Qiang.

Apr 24, 2019, 15:33 PM IST

PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal look to end 54-year old title wait at Asia Championship

It was Dinesh Khanna, who had become the men's singles champion at the Asian Championship in 1965. 

Apr 23, 2019, 17:44 PM IST

Singapore Open: PV Sindhu stunned by Nozomi Okuhara in semis

With Sindhu's loss, India's challenge in the Singapore Open has also folded. 

Apr 13, 2019, 17:56 PM IST

Country needs to do a lot more for women empowerment in sports: Sania Mirza

Sania, the first Indian woman tennis player to win a Grand Slam title in doubles and mixed doubles, said the likes of Mary Kom, Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu have done the country proud but there is still "discrimination in sports".

Apr 13, 2019, 16:30 PM IST

Singapore Open: PV Sindhu seals semifinal spot, Saina Nehwal ousted

Rio Games silver-winner Sindhu defeated world No.18 and 2017 BWF World Junior Championship bronze-medallist Cai Yanyan of China 21-13 17-21 21-14 to set up a meeting with former world champion Nozomi Okuhara.

Apr 12, 2019, 15:36 PM IST

Singapore Open: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Sameer Verma seal quarterfinal spots

World number 6 Sindhu will next face China's Cai Yanyan, a 2017 BWF World Junior Championships bronze medallist.

Apr 11, 2019, 15:33 PM IST

PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal sail into second round of Singapore Open

Taking the court first, Sindhu, seeded fourth, took just 27 minutes to get the better of Indonesia's Lyanny Alessandra Mainaky 21-9 21-7 in a one-sided match.

Apr 10, 2019, 15:33 PM IST

Malaysia Open: Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth eyes semi-final spot

Srikanth stormed into the quarter-final of the men's singles event of the tournament with a comfortable 21-11, 21-15 win over Khosit Phetpradab of Thailand.

Apr 05, 2019, 10:31 AM IST

PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth enter second round of Malaysia Open

Fifth seed Sindhu will now look to avenge her All England loss against Korea's Sung Ji Hyun, whom she faces next, while Srikanth will meet Thailand's Khosit Phetpradab on Thursday.

Apr 03, 2019, 17:03 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: 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

Saina Nehwal seems more determined playing against me and PV Sindhu: Ratchanok Inthanon

Ratchanok, a two-time champion at the India Open, has a dismal head-to-head record of 5-11 against Saina, who has defeated her in the last five meetings.

Mar 28, 2019, 17:05 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

PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth seek to reclaim India Open crowns

Sindhu will open against compatriot Mugdha Agrey and is expected to face fast-rising Danish Mia Blichfeldt, seeded eighth, in the quarterfinals.

Mar 25, 2019, 18:43 PM IST

Saina Nehwal withdraws from India Open after failing to recover from acute gastroenteritis

Saina had won the India Open women's singles title in 2015. Olympic silver medallist and former champion PV Sindhu will now be India's only title contender in women's singles.

Mar 20, 2019, 19:52 PM IST

PV Sindhu and company look at India Open to bring cheer to home fans

In women`s singles for India, Sindhu is seeded second while compatriot Saina has been seeded fifth.
 

Mar 17, 2019, 18:29 PM IST

All England Open 2019: Sindhu suffers shock Round 1 defeat against South Korean Ji Hyun Sung

Fifth-seeded Sindhu, who was beaten by Sung Ji twice in last three meetings, lost 16-21 22-20 18-21, despite saving as many as eight match points in the second and third game. 

Mar 06, 2019, 18:50 PM IST

All England Championship: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal look to snap 18-year-old jinx

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

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman returns: Sachin Tendulkar, PV Sindhu salute IAF pilot's bravery

Abhinandan was handed back to India at the Attari-Wagah border two days after his MiG-21 Bison fighter jet had crashed in PoK while successfully engaging a Pakistan Air Force F16 jet.

Mar 02, 2019, 12:20 PM IST