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

BWF Superseries Finals 2016 -PV Sindhu crashes out in semis

Dubai: Rio Olympic Silver medallist PV Sindhu’s campaign  came to an end at the BWF World Super Series Final, as she went down fighting 15-21, 21-18, 16-21 to World No 5 Sung Ji-Hyun of South Korea in the women’s singles semi-finals, today. In the first game the Korean, who remained unbeaten in the… Continue Reading BWF Superseries Finals 2016 -PV Sindhu crashes out in semis

BWF Superseries Finals 2016 -PV Sindhu beat Akane Yamaguchi in opening game

Dubai: World No. 10 PV Sindhu defeated Akane Yamaguchi of Japan 12-21, 21-8, 21-15 in her opening game of BWF Superseries Finals 2016 in Dubai on Wednesday. Sindhu was off to a slow start against Yamaguchi, ranked 8th in the world won the opening game 21 – 12. In the second… Continue Reading BWF Superseries Finals 2016 -PV Sindhu beat Akane Yamaguchi in opening game

Tata Open India International Challenge – Vignesh Devlekar & Kuhoo Garg in finals

Indian pair of Vignesh Devlekar and Kuhoo Garg showed impressive form to beat Bimo Adi Prakoso and Yujia Jin of Singapore to reach the mixed doubles final of the USD 17,500 Tata Open India International Challenge badminton tournament here today. The duo ousted the Singapore pair 11-8, 11-13, 5-11, 11-9,… Continue Reading Tata Open India International Challenge – Vignesh Devlekar & Kuhoo Garg in finals

Saina crashes out of the 2016 Macau Open GP Gold tournament

Saina Nehwal lost to Yiman Zhang of China in the quarter-finals of Macau Open Grand Prix Gold tournament. In the first game, the former world number 1 was off to a slow start. Just like both her previous matches, she lost the first game 12 – 21. In the second… Continue Reading Saina crashes out of the 2016 Macau Open GP Gold tournament

Saina reaches quarter-finals of Macau Open Grand Prix Gold 2016

Macau: Top seed Saina Nehwal beat Dinar Dyah Ayustine of Indonesia in three games 17-21, 21-18, 21-12 to move into the quarter finals of the $120,000 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold here today. Saina Nehwal lost the first game 21-17, after leading 10 – 7 at the half way stage. In… Continue Reading Saina reaches quarter-finals of Macau Open Grand Prix Gold 2016

Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy advance to the next round of the Macau Open 2016

The men’s doubles pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy defeated Chan Alan Yun Lung and Li Kuen Hon of Hong Kong in three games 21-11, 17-21, 21-9 at the $120,000 Macau Grand Prix Gold at Macau on Wednesday. The Indian pair seeded third here, will face Danny Bawa… Continue Reading Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy advance to the next round of the Macau Open 2016