Subhankar Dey enters final of 52nd Portuguese International

New Delhi, Mar 12: Fifth seed Subhankar Dey enters into the final of 52nd Portuguese International by beating Hungary’s 8th seed Gergely Krausz by 19-21,21-16,21-18 in 61 minutes. His opponent in final will be 4th seed Victor Svendsen of Denmark. Earlier in quarterfinals Dey defeated Manuel Vazquez of Spain by… Continue Reading Subhankar Dey enters final of 52nd Portuguese International

Saina – Sindhu keep Indian hopes alive at All England

Birmingham, Mar 9: PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal advanced to the quarterfinals of the All England Badminton Championships 2017 at the Barclaycard Arena here on Thursday. PV Sindhu beat Dinar Dyah Ayustine in straight games 21-12, 21-4 in a match that lasted 39 minutes. After a scratchy start, Sindhu took an early 4-3 lead… Continue Reading Saina – Sindhu keep Indian hopes alive at All England

Mixed day for Indians at All England Badminton Championship

Birmingham, Mar 9: P.V. Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and H.S. Prannoy advanced to the second round of the All England Open Badminton Championships 2017 here on Wednesday. PV Sindhu beat Denmark’s Mette Poulson in straight games 21-11, 21-10 in 29 minutes. In the round of 16, she will meet Dinar Dyah Ayustine of Indonesia. Former world number… Continue Reading Mixed day for Indians at All England Badminton Championship

Srikanth goes down fighting

Muelheim, March 3: Kidambi Srikanth went down fighting to Chen Long of China in the pre-quarterfinals of Yonex German Open Grand Prix Gold at Innogy Sporthalle here on Friday. The Indian lost the match in straight sets 21-19, 22-20 in 47 minutes. In the opening game, Srikanth had opened up a 3-0 lead… Continue Reading Srikanth goes down fighting

Srikanth reaches German Open pre-quarters

Muelheim, March 2: Kidambi Srikanth defeated Yusuke Onodera of Japan in straight games 21-17, 21-18 in the second round of Yonex German Open Grand Prix Gold here on Thursday. Srikant will next face Chen Long of China in the pre-quarterfinals. Former world number 3, Srikanth has so far lost all the previous three… Continue Reading Srikanth reaches German Open pre-quarters

Srikanth off to a winning start at German Open

Muelheim, March 1: Kidambi Srikanth defeated Alen Roj of Slovakia in straight games 21-4, 21-11 in the opening round of Yonex German Open Grand Prix Gold here on Wednes. Srikant will next face Yusuke Onodera of Japan in the second round. Subhankar Dey and Harshit Aggarwal also booked their place into the next… Continue Reading Srikanth off to a winning start at German Open

Saina bags year’s first title

Sarawak (Malaysia), Jan 22: Saina Nehwal won the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold badminton title here on Sunday. In the finals, the former World Number One beat Thailand’s Pornpawee Chochuwong 22-20, 22-20 in a 46-minute clash. This was her 23rd title overall and the first after undergoing a knee surgery… Continue Reading Saina bags year’s first title

Saina reaches finals of 2017 Malaysia Masters GP

Sarawak (Malaysia), Jan 21: Former World No 1 Saina Nehwal advanced to the finals of the USD 120,000 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament at the Sibu Indoor Stadium on Saturday. Saina registered an easy win in the semi-finals, winning her match against Hong Kong’s Yip Pui Yin in just two… Continue Reading Saina reaches finals of 2017 Malaysia Masters GP

Saina on course at the Malaysia Masters singles title

Sarawak, Jan 20: Top seed Saina Nehwal advanced to the semifinals of the USD 120,000 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament here on Friday. In the quarter finals, former World No 1 beat eighth seed Indonesia’s Fitriani Fitriani in straight games 21-15, 21-14 in a 40-minute contest. This was the Saina’s third win… Continue Reading Saina on course at the Malaysia Masters singles title

Saina and Ajay advance into the quarters

Sarawak, Jan 19: Saina Nehwal and Ajay Jayaram moved into the quarterfinals of Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold Badminton tournament at Sibu Indoor Stadium on Thursday. Former world number one Saina defeated Hanna Ramadini of Indonesia in straight games 21-17, 21-12 in 42 minutes. Sixth seed Jayaram dismissed Chinese Taipei’s Hsueh… Continue Reading Saina and Ajay advance into the quarters