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Denmark Open: Saina Nehwal, Srikanth Kidambi Enter Semis

In the semis, Saina will play World No 19 Indonesia Gregoria Mariska Tunjung. In the men’s singles, Kidambi Srikanth survived a pulsating all-Indian three-game quarter-final match against Sameer Verma, which lasted one hour and 18 minutes. Kidambi won 22-20, 19-21, 23-21. In the semis Srikanth  will take of World No …

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Saina Nehwal sails to quarterfinals

Like the first round, it was an easy win for the Indian, who outclassed the world number 40 Indonesian 21-6 21-14 in a second round match which was little over half an hour. Commonwealth Games silver medallists Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, however, couldn’t cross the second round after their …

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Saina Nehwal enters QFs of World Championships in China

She will face Olympic champion Marin in the quarterfinals after the Spaniard registered a straightforward 21-7, 21-13 win against Japan’s Sayaka Sato. However, Kidambi Srikanth’s tournament came to an end after he lost 18-21, 18-21 to unseeded Malaysian Daren Liew. Earlier, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa became just the second …

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Badminton: Saina Nehwal storms into top 10 in world rankings

Saina Nehwal storms back in top 10 in women’s ranking; in Men’s section, HS Pronnoy becomes second Indian player to enter top 10 after Kidambi Srikant. Indian shuttler HS Prannoy and London Olympic bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal have climbed into the top-10 of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings, updated on …

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