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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 ... Read More »

Sindhu to fight for gold, Saina fetches bronze in Asian Games

World number three Sindhu beat Akane Yamaguchi 21-17 15-21 21-10 for her second win over the Japanese at the Asian Games, having beaten her in the team championship as well. The energy-sapping 65-minute match featured a 50-shot rally in the decider, which Sindhu won. World number 10 and Olympic medallist ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

Saina, Prannoy lose in Asia Championship semifinals

Saina, who had clinched her second gold medal at the Commonwealth Games earlier this month, played out of her skin but could not get past world number two and defending champion Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei, losing 25-27 19-21 in an edge-of-the seat thriller. World number 10 Prannoy paid ... Read More »