Sai Praneeth

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

Kidambi Srikanth pulls out of China, Korea Open with a knee injury

Srikanth had previously played in the BWF World Championships where he had lost to Thailand's Kantaphon Wangcharoen in the Round of 16.

Sep 13, 2019, 23:35 PM IST

Mary Kom, Amit Panghal among 10 boxers in TOPS scheme

India has so far won two Olympic medals in boxing -- Vijender Singh won the bronze in 2008 Beijing Games while Mary Kom won the bronze in 2012 London Games.

Sep 11, 2019, 21:59 PM IST

PM Modi congratulates shuttler Sai Praneeth, salutes his untiring efforts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated Indian shuttler Sai Praneeth for winning a bronze medal at the BWF World Championships. Sai Praneeth became only the second Indian men`s singles player after the legendary Prakash Padukone to win a medal at the BWF World Championships.

Aug 25, 2019, 23:54 PM IST

Japan Open: India's campaign ends as Sai Praneeth bows out

With Praneeth's defeat, India's campaign at the Japan Open has also ended. 

Jul 27, 2019, 13:35 PM IST

PV Sindhu's run at Japan Open ends, Sai Praneeth progresses to semis

While Praneeth defeated Indonesia`s Tommy Sugiarto to make it to the last four, Japan`s Akane Yamaguchi defeated Sindhu in straight games to knock her out of the competition on Friday. 

Jul 26, 2019, 13:32 PM IST

PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal among others gear up for Japan Open

In the Indonesia Open, PV Sindhu managed to bag a silver medal after she was beaten by Akane Yamaguchi in the final on Sunday. 

Jul 22, 2019, 14:48 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

Lakshya Sen gives Lin Dan a scare before losing, Sai Praneeth, Sameer Verma march on at Auckland Open

Teenage shuttler Lakshya Sen reaffirmed his status as one of India's rising talent as he gave legendary Lin Dan a scare before losing in three games at the Auckland Open Badmointon Championship on Thursday.

May 03, 2018, 19:14 PM IST

Kidambi Srikanth progresses at Japan Open, Sai Praneeth bows out

Srikanth defeated Houwei 21-15, 12-21, 21-11 in a match that lasted for 66 minutes to progress through to the next round.

Sep 20, 2017, 12:42 PM IST

BWF World Championships: Kidambi Srikanth enters singles quarter-final

Later in the day, India's medal hopes Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu – both in women's singles and Ajay Jayaram and B. Sai Praneeth – in men's singles – will play their respective pre-quarters.

Aug 24, 2017, 19:01 PM IST

Saina Nehwal, Sai Praneeth enter pre-quarters of World Badminton Championships

Saina Nehwal, the 12th seed in the tournament, will now cross swords with either India`s Tanvi Lad or second-seed Sung Ji Hyun of Korea for a place in the quarter-finals. Sai Praneeth will now face off against Germany`s Marc Zwiebler or sixth-seed Chou Tien Chen of Chinese Taipei in the third round. 

Aug 23, 2017, 17:57 PM IST

Men make 2017 a summer of content for Indian badminton

Ever since the emergence of a certain Saina Nehwal, women's singles has dominated with the gutsy Haryana-born shuttler winning titles galore. And P V Sindhu's meteoric rise only added to the supremacy that the women shuttlers enjoyed.

Jul 02, 2017, 13:27 PM IST

Defending champion Saina Nehwal crashes out of Australian Open Super Series

In the all-Indian quarterfinal duel between Srikanth and B Sai Praneeth, it was the former who came out on top with a fighting 25-23 21-17 win over his countryman in a 43-minute clash.

Jun 23, 2017, 18:03 PM IST

Australian Open: Kidambi Srikanth stuns World No. 1 Son Wan Ho again, to meet B Sai Praneeth in quarters

Srikanth defeated No. 1 ranked South Korean second time in a matter of five days after his Indonesian Open men`s single event title victory.

Jun 22, 2017, 13:33 PM IST

Thailand Open: Sai Praneeth, Sourabh Verma cruise into third round

Sourabh, seeded 12th, survived a challenge from compatriot Anand Pawar 21-17 20-22 21-14, while third seed Praneeth, who won the Singapore Open last month, defeated Malaysia's R Satheishtharan 21-15 21-13 in another match.

May 31, 2017, 18:15 PM IST

Confident Ajay Jayaram promises to give his best at World Championships, Sudirman Cup

India have been clubbed with Denmark and Indonesia in the qualifying rounds of the Sudirman Cup scheduled to be held at the Gold Coast, Australia from May 21-28.

May 18, 2017, 16:38 PM IST

BWF ranking: PV Sindhu moves up to No. 3; Srikanth, Praneeth gain eight positions each

Sindhu, who had slipped to number five last week, earned two spots on the basis of making the quarterfinals of the recently-concluded Singapore Open Super Series.

Apr 20, 2017, 17:47 PM IST

Singapore Open champ Sai Praneeth has quality but he needs consistency: Pullela Gopichand

Praneeth had clinched the Canada Open last year and reached the Syed Modi Grand prix Gold this year in January. However, he hurt his shoulder during the final.

Apr 17, 2017, 00:31 AM IST