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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

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

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

Sensational Saina Nehwal enters final of Indonesia Masters

The former world no 1, who has won thrice in Indonesia, dished out a spirited performance to overcome a fighting Ratchanok 21-19 21-19 in the semifinal lasting 48 minutes.

Jan 27, 2018, 15:16 PM IST

I was desperate to win against a top player: Saina Nehwal

Struggling with injuries and poor form for some time, Saina Nehwal today said she was desperate to taste victory against a top player and the win against world no four Ratchanok Inthanon was an emotional and unbelievable moment for her.

May 20, 2014, 23:09 PM IST

Saina, Sindhu make India a tough team to beat, feels Ratchanok

Injury-plagued reigning world champion Ratchanok Inthanon, who is leading Thailand`s campaign in the ongoing Uber Cup, believes India will be a difficult customer to handle as they have two top players in Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu in their ranks.

May 18, 2014, 16:34 PM IST

Interesting to see the rise of Sindhu, Ratchanok: Schenk

She could not be a part of the World Championships but veteran German woman shuttler Juliane Schenk feels proud that the process of breaching the Chinese wall, started by her and Saina Nehwal, is being taken forward by the likes of rising Indian star P V Sindhu and Thailand`s Ratchanok Inthanon.

Aug 14, 2013, 15:51 PM IST

It is a big victory for me, says PV Sindhu

A look at the draw and she knew it was not going to be easy but rising shuttler P V Sindhu said she never underestimated herself as she slayed one giant after another for a historic bronze medal at the World Championships in Guangzhou, China.

Aug 10, 2013, 18:31 PM IST

Saina rallies to triumph in Thailand Open

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal won the Thailand Open on Sunday by defeating Ratchanok Inthanon.

Jun 11, 2012, 08:44 AM IST

Patience, calm attitude made the difference: Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal says that patience and a newly-acquired calm demeanour made all the difference in her Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold triumph in Bangkok.

Jun 10, 2012, 17:35 PM IST