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PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal could square off in World Championship semis

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Friday said on its website that it had conducted a re-draw of the women's singles category after it was found that a player had "mistakenly been included" in the entry list for the event. 

Aug 10, 2019, 20:47 PM IST

Shuttler Sai Praneeth eyes semi-final berth at Thailand Open

Last week, Praneeth had made it to the semi-finals of the Japan Open, only to see himself going down against top-seeded Kento Momota of Japan 18-21, 12-21.

Aug 02, 2019, 13:10 PM IST

Saina Nehwal crashes out of Thailand Open after shocking second-round defeat

This defeat will certainly be a setback for Saina who delivered an excellent performance against Thailand's Phittayaporn Chaiwan on Wednesday. 

Aug 01, 2019, 16:04 PM IST

Ace shuttlers Sourabh and Sai Uttejitha make early exit at Thailand Open

Sourabh lost to Kanta Tsunemaya of Japan while Uttejitha Rao lost to China's Chen Xiao Xin

Jul 31, 2019, 13:51 PM IST

PV Sindhu fifth in Badminton World Federation ranking, Saina Nehwal 8, Akane Yamaguchi tops

The Hyderabad shuttler has withdrawn from the ongoing Thailand Open with her eyes set on the BWF World Championships that will be held from August 19 and 25.

Jul 31, 2019, 12:46 PM IST

Indian shuttlers Sourabh Verma and Sai Uttejitha enter Thailand Open main draw

Sourabh will be facing Kanta Tsunemaya of Japan while Uttejitha Rao will be locking horns with China`s Chen Xiao Xin in their respective first-round matches on Wednesday.

Jul 30, 2019, 16:45 PM IST

PV Sindhu withdraws from Thailand Open, Saina Nehwal to play

The 24-year-old did not tell any specific reason for withdrawing her name from the competition.

Jul 30, 2019, 15:52 PM IST

HS Prannoy stuns Tommy Sugiarto, Sai Praneeth crashes out of New Zealand Open

Unseeded Prannoy shocked second seed Sugiarto 21-14 21-12 in just 37 minutes to book his place in the last-eight round, where he will be up against fifth seed Kanta Tsuneyama of Japan.

May 02, 2019, 16:43 PM IST

Saina Nehwal crashes out of New Zealand Open after shocking loss to world number 212

The 29-year-old Olympic bronze medallist and world number nine lost 16-21 23-21 4-21 to her 19-year-old opponent in the women's singles match that lasted one hour and seven minutes.

May 01, 2019, 17:19 PM IST

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 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

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

Parineeti Chopra binging on Saina Nehwal's badminton videos

"I am a visual learner," Parineeti said of her preparation, in a statement.

Apr 09, 2019, 11:44 AM 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

Parupalli Kashyap opens the door for coaching role in future

A former world number 6, Kashyap has set a target of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics, though many would feel a tough task for him.

Mar 29, 2019, 12:41 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

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