Sindhu, Saina through to quarters in Singapore Open


P.V. Sindhu advanced to the quarter-finals of the Singapore Open on Thursday beating Mia Blichfeldt of Denmark 21-13, 21-19 in straight sets. Sindhu beat the world number 22 in just 39 minutes, after Saina Nehwal defeated Thailand’s Pornpawee Chochuwong 21-16, 18-21, 21-19 to reach the quarters. Sindhu will now take on China’s Cai Yanyan in

India Open: Kartik, Pranaav make it to main draw India Open: Kartik, Pranaav make it to main draw

Eight singles players and 10 teams from India have secured berths in the main draw on completion of the qualifying rounds at the Yonex-Sunrise India Open 2019, here on Tuesday. Third seed Rahul Yadav Chittaboina and fourth seed Siddharath Thakur led the march of the Indians in men’s singles along with Kartik Jindal, while veteran

Badminton Sourabh Verma ‘I need funds to play more Int’l badminton’: Sourabh Verma

HIGHLIGHTS ‘I don’t have financial support to play international tournaments’ BAI did sponsor him for the Dutch Open but he needs more funding Reigning national champion Sourabh Verma has appealed for financial help, which will enable him to play more international tournaments in order to improve his current world ranking. The 26-year-old had burst into

Indian shuttlers get tough draw at All England Championship Indian shuttlers get tough draw at All England Championship

 India’s dream of breaking an 18-year-old title jinx at the All England Championship got tougher after the country’s shuttlers, including P V SIndhu and Saina Nehwal, were handed a tricky draw in the World Tour Super 1000 tournament in Birmingham.Olympic and World Championship silver medallist Sindhu, who had reached the semifinals last year, will open

Badminton Saina kashyap Sabyasachi reception Saina Nehwal & Parupalli Kashyap looks elegant in their wedding reception

 Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap’s wedding reception were posted on their social media handles. The badminton stars tied the knot on December 14 and Saina’s pic that she posted on Twitter of the couple took the internet by storm. After that, they hosted reception that was attended by the who’s who of Hyderabad. A number of those

PV Sindhu cruises into French Open second round
PV Sindhu cruises into French Open second round

PV Sindhu cruises into French Open second round. PV Sindhu stormed into the second round of the women’s singles event at French Open crushing American Beiwen Zhang in straight games. The world no. 3 Sindhu disposed of unseeded Zhang 21-17, 21-18 in a match that lasted 34 minutes. Interestingly, Sindhu had lost the opening round

CMS campus badminton championship
CMS three campuses declared joint winners in Badminton Championship

CMS Gomti Nagar Campus I, Mahanagar and Kanpur Road campus declared joint winners of CMS Inter-Campus Badminton Championship. At the Inter-campus Badminton Tournament organized by City Montessori School at Chowk Stadium, girl students from various campuses of CMS participated and displayed their prowess in this sort. The competitions were held for junior and senior girls in

Sindhu, Srikanth bow out of Malaysian Open 2018
Sindhu, Srikanth bow out of Malaysian Open 2018

Kuala Lumpur (IANS) – The Indian challenge in the Malaysia Open came to an end as seasoned Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and P.V. Sindhu suffered defeats in their respective singles semifinals at Bukit Jalil here on Saturday.World No. 7 Srikanth went down in straight games to Japan’s Kento Momota 13-21, 13-21 in the 42-minute clash.On

Sindhu, Srikanth enter Malaysia Open semis
Sindhu, Srikanth enter Malaysia Open semis

Kuala Lumpur(IANS) – Seasoned Indian shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth stormed into the $700,000 Malaysia Open semi-finals after registering straight game victories in their respective women’s and men’s quarter-final matches in Bukit Jalil here on Friday. Rio Olympics silver medallist Sindhu overcame a stiff challenge before taming reigning Olympic champion Carolina Marin 22-20, 21-19

Indian team bows out of Uber Cup after being blanked 0-5 by Japan
Indian team bows out of Uber Cup after being blanked 0-5 by Japan

BANGKOK: Saina Nehwal squandered four match points in her singles matach as a young Indian women team bowed out of the Uber Cup Final after being hammered 0-5 by five-time champions Japan in a group A match, here on Wednesday. India had won two bronze medals in the last edition but the team without top

Asia Badminton Championship: Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth, Prannoy qualify
Asia Badminton Championship: Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth, Prannoy qualify

WUHAN (CHINA): Top Indian shuttlers, including P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal, qualified for the prestigious badminton World Championships to be held in Nanjing, China from July 30 to August 5. Sindhu and Saina who won the silver and bronze medal respectively at the Glasgow edition last year will be joined by World No 5

India blank Scotland 5-0 to enter mixed team quarters
India blank Scotland 5-0 to enter mixed team quarters

India blank Scotland 5-0 to enter mixed team quarters GOLD COAST: India blanked Scotland 5-0 to enter the quarterfinals of the badminton mixed team event, displaying tremendous form en route to their third successive clean sweep at the Commonwealth Games here on Friday.India topped Group A as the likes of Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth

Commonwealth Games 2018 to open today with dazzling ceremony

Commonwealth Games 2018 to open today with dazzling ceremony. The 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games will commence in Gold Coast, Australia, with a glittering opening ceremony on Wednesday evening. The inaugural ceremony will be held at the Carrara Stadium. The biggest event in its history will run through 11 days. More than 4,500 athletes

Saina loses Indonesia Masters final
Saina loses in Indonesia Masters final

Star Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal lost in the final of the $350,000 Indonesia Masters World Tour Super 500 here on Sunday.Saina, the 2012 Olympic bronze medallist, was outplayed by Chinese Taipei’s top seeded Tai Tzu Ying, who took only 27 minutes to win by 21-9,

Badminton: Chennai's brilliant fightback raises semifinal hopes
Badminton: Chennai’s brilliant fightback raises semifinal hopes

Chennai brilliant fightback raises semifinal hopes: Chennai Smashers spearheaded by P V Sindhu were back in the hunt in the Vodafone Premier Badminton League by taking a 2-0 lead against Bengaluru Blasters here on Monday.Playing their final match of the season in front of their home crowd at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, Chennai’s grit

PBL
PBL: Verma, Sindhu win big for Chennai Smashers

Shuttler Sourabh Verma of Ahmedabad Smash Masterscame back from a game down to beat Chennai Smashers’ trump player Brice Leverdez, 12-15, 15-14, 15-12 to push Chennai towards the wall in the Vodafone Premier Badminton League (PBL) here at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium.The win sends Ahmedabad 2-1 up (2-0 up on points) in the five-match duel. Brice was initially pushed on

Jwala Gutta slams IndiGo as airline forgets to load baggage
Jwala Gutta slams IndiGo as airline forgets to load baggage

Jwala Gutta slams IndiGo airline: Indian Badminton star Jwala Gutta shared the horrific experience that one of her acquaintance had to go through as IndiGo staff at Chennai Airport forgot to load the baggage on flight towards Hyderabad.Sharing the post of her acquaintance, Gutta tweeted, “Another horrible experience which one of my acquaintance had to

Vodafone Premier Badminton League: Saina Nehwal beats Beiwen Zhang
Vodafone Premier Badminton League: Saina Nehwal beats Beiwen Zhang

Saina Nehwal beats Beiwen Zhang: Indian ace shuttler and world No. 10 Saina Nehwal pulled off a stunning 8-15, 15-10, 15-13 victory over World No.11 Beiwen Zhang of USA, on Thursday, helping Awadhe Warriors stay afloat in the tie against Mumbai Rockets in the Vodafone Premier Badminton League. Mumbai currently leads duel 2-0 on points,

Sindhu win gives Chennai Smashers
Sindhu’s win gives Chennai Smashers an edge in PBL

Sindhu win gives Chennai Smashers an edge in PBL. World No. 3 PV Sindhu came back from a game down to win her match against Mumbai Rockets’ Beiwen Zhang to give Chennai Smashers a slight 2-1 edge in the Vodafone Premier Badminton League (PBL) here at the Siri Fort Indoor Stadium on Wednesday.The Indian began

Prannoy Kumar, Sourabh star in Ahmedabad's win over NE Warriors
Prannoy Kumar, Sourabh star in Ahmedabad’s win over NE Warriors

GUWAHATI: World No. 1 Tai Tzu Ying, Indiaʼs H.S. Prannoy and Sourabh Verma comfortably won their respective single’s matches to put Ahmedabad Smash Masters beyond North Eastern Warriors’ reach in the Vodafone Premier Badminton League here on Tuesday. Taking the court for the third fixture of the evening, Tai Tzu of Taiwan whipped the Warriors’