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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

Sachin Tendulkar wishes for Saina Nehwal's quick recovery on her 29th birthday

Nehwal, the London Olympic bronze medallist, had last week revealed that she was hospitalised after being diagnosed with acute gastroenteritis with mild pancreatitis. 

Mar 17, 2019, 21:22 PM IST

Parineeti 'truly grateful' to play Saina Nehwal

Actress Parineeti Chopra, who has replaced Shraddha Kapoor in the Saina Nehwal biopic, is grateful about taking on the role.

Mar 15, 2019, 18:16 PM IST

Shraddha Kapoor leaves Saina Nehwal biopic midway, Parineeti Chopra steps in

Despite trying hard to accommodate, the actress was unable to avoid a date clash. 

Mar 15, 2019, 08:06 AM IST

Saina Nehwal, Sameer Verma look to put behind All England disappointment at Swiss Open

Seeded third Saina is expected to face second-seeded He Bingjiao of China in the semi-finals of the Swiss Open if the results fall in her favour.

Mar 11, 2019, 12:57 PM IST

Saina Nehwal crashes out of All England Open after quarterfinal loss

A former finalist, Saina couldn't find answers to the deceptive strokeplay of the World No 1 Taiwanese, going down 15-21 19-21 in the 37-minute quarterfinal clash.

Mar 08, 2019, 17:24 PM IST

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth enter quarterfinals of All England Championships

Saina is expected to take on two-time champion Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei, while Srikanth will face world no 1 Kento Momota of Japan.

Mar 07, 2019, 22:56 PM IST

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth enter second round of All England Championship

A former finalist, Saina defeated Scotland's Kristy Gilmour 21-17 21-18 in 35 minutes, while Srikanth took half an hour to dispose of France's Brice Leverdez 21-13 21-11 on Wednesday night.

Mar 07, 2019, 13:19 PM IST