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Asia Junior C’ships: Indian girls shine on opening day

Junior shuttlers drew mixed response for India on the opening day of the Asia Junior Badminton Championships in Jakarta on Wednesday.In the men’s singles affair, Kiran George, 16th seeded, survived narrowly in the first game before hammering his Malaysian...

Praneeth crashes out, Subhankar and Ruthvika progress in Singapore Open

Defending champion Sai Praneeth crashed out of the Singapore Open after suffering a narrow three-game defeat against Japan’s Yu Igarashi in the opening round of men’s singles competition here on Wednesday.Sixth seed Praneeth, who has been out of form...

Singapore Open: Satwik, Ponnappa advance

India’s mixed doubles pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa advanced while singles shuttlers R.M.V Gurusaidutt and Rituparna qualified for the Singapore Open here on Tuesday.The Indian pair defeated Indonesia’s Andika Ramadiansyah and Mychelle Crhystine 21—16, 21—19 in just 34...

Okuhara stands in Sindhu’s way again at World Championship

India’s premier shuttler P V Sindhu might have to upstage defending champion and familiar foe Nozomi Okuhara as the two finalists of the previous edition are drawn to meet in the quarterfinals of the World Championship, to be held...

India’s PV Sindhu loses to Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in Thailand Open final

Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu's 2018 title drought continued as she lost to Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in straight games in the Thailand Open final on Sunday. Second seed Sindhu lost the tie against the fourth-seeded Japanese 21-15 21-18 in...

India lose to Korea but enter quarters of Asian Juniors

Barring Lakshya Sen, none of the Indians could stand in front of the clinical Koreans as they went down 1-4 in their last Group C match but still managed to qualify for the quarterfinals of Asian Junior Badminton Championships...

Thailand Open: Sindhu loses to Okhuhara

Olympic silver medallist P. V. Sindhu lost in straight games to Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the summit clash of the $ 350,000 Thailand Open World Tour Super 500 badminton tournament on Sunday.Seeded second Sindhu struggled with her consistency...

India thrashes Kazakhstan 5-0 in Asian Junior Championships

Indian juniors started their campaign on a winning note by thrashing Kazakhstan 5-0 in the mixed team event on Day 1 of the Asian Junior Championships in Jakarta on Saturday.The Kazak players were no match to the rampaging Indians...

Sindhu into Thailand Open final

Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu advanced into the women’s singles final after registering a hard-fought victory over Indonesia’s Gregoria Mariska Tunjung at the USD 350,000 Thailand Open World Tour Super 500 tournament here on Saturday.The second seeded Indian...

Thailand Open: P.V. Sindhu progresses to semifinals

Olympic silver medallist P.V. Sindhu progressed to the women’s singles semifinals after knocking out Malaysia’s Soniia Cheah in straight games at the $350,000 Thailand Open World Tour Super 500 tournament, here, on Friday.The second-seeded Indian continued her consistent performance...

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