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All England Open 2018: Tai Tzu Ying's dominance over most rivals signals the start of new era in women's badminton
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All England Open 2018: Tai Tzu Ying's dominance over most rivals signals the start of new era in women's badminton

A vital talent that Tai possesses is the ability to limit the length of each rally, either by making an outrageous finishing stroke or by going for that little extra which an opponent finds difficult to match.

All England Open 2018: Ageing Lin Dan stopped in his tracks by aggressive Shi Yuqi; Tai Tzu Ying shows her class
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All England Open 2018: Ageing Lin Dan stopped in his tracks by aggressive Shi Yuqi; Tai Tzu Ying shows her class

It is sad to observe the end of an era. On the strength of Lin’s performance, it can be safely deduced that the old-timer will continue to be a threat to the world’s best players on any given day, but will find it increasingly difficult to play at the same level through the five days of a World tournament

All England Open 2018: Shi Yuqi defeats Lin Dan to win maiden title; Tai Tzu Ying retains women's singles crown
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All England Open 2018: Shi Yuqi defeats Lin Dan to win maiden title; Tai Tzu Ying retains women's singles crown

"I was more patient and controlled my pace, which helped me get the match back," said Shi, who admitted he was relieved to erase the memory of last year's final loss to Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei.

Highlights All England Open 2018, Final: Shi Yuqi wins maiden title; Tai Tzu Ying defends singles championship
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Highlights All England Open 2018, Final: Shi Yuqi wins maiden title; Tai Tzu Ying defends singles championship

Catch the live score and updates from the All England Open 2018 finals. Akane Yamaguchi takes on defending champion Tai Tzu Ying. Lin Dan faces a stern test in Shi Yuqi

All England Open 2018: PV Sindhu vows to come back stronger after semi-final loss against Akane Yamaguchi
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All England Open 2018: PV Sindhu vows to come back stronger after semi-final loss against Akane Yamaguchi

In a nail-biting semifinal, fourth seed Sindhu went down fighting 21-19 19-21 18-21 to Yamaguchi after battling for an hour and 19 minutes late last night.

All England Open 2018: PV Sindhu falls to fitter Akane Yamaguchi after stirring battle; Lin Dan lines up for 7th crown
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All England Open 2018: PV Sindhu falls to fitter Akane Yamaguchi after stirring battle; Lin Dan lines up for 7th crown

The collective tiredness of having played three-setters on all the three previous days, as also the exhaustion of the long-drawn duel against Yamaguchi, finally caught up with Sindhu.

All England Open 2018: Lin Dan to fight for 7th title against compatriot Shi Yuqi; Tai Tzu Ying beats Chen Yufei in semis
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All England Open 2018: Lin Dan to fight for 7th title against compatriot Shi Yuqi; Tai Tzu Ying beats Chen Yufei in semis

Lin Dan closed in on a seventh men's singles title at the Badminton All-England Open championships when he reached Sunday's final with a 21-14, 13-21, 21-11 victory over Chinese compatriot Huang Yuxiang.

All England Open 2018: Akane Yamaguchi beats PV Sindhu in 79-minute thriller to enter summit clash
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All England Open 2018: Akane Yamaguchi beats PV Sindhu in 79-minute thriller to enter summit clash

Sindhu failed to build on a handsome lead in the decider to go down 21-19, 19-21, 18-21 to Yamaguchi after battling for an hour and 19 minutes.

All England Open 2018: After marathon win over Nozomi Okuhara, PV Sindhu faces tougher challenge in Akane Yamaguchi
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All England Open 2018: After marathon win over Nozomi Okuhara, PV Sindhu faces tougher challenge in Akane Yamaguchi

Despite beating Nozomi Okuhara in yet another neck-and-neck battle, PV Sindhu should brace herself for an even tougher challenge against Akane Yamaguchi in the semi-final.

All England Open 2018: HS Prannoy squanders massive lead to lose quarter-final; Lin Dan gets past Lee Chong Wei
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All England Open 2018: HS Prannoy squanders massive lead to lose quarter-final; Lin Dan gets past Lee Chong Wei

HS Prannoy allowed nerves to get the better of him and lapsed into unforced errors as he blew a 16-10 lead to eventually lose to China's Huang Yuxiang.

Highlights, All England Open 2018, Semi-final: Lin Dan, Akane Yamaguchi, Tai Tzu Ying enter finals; PV Sindhu bows out
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Highlights, All England Open 2018, Semi-final: Lin Dan, Akane Yamaguchi, Tai Tzu Ying enter finals; PV Sindhu bows out

Catch the live score and updates from the All England Open semi-finals. India's PV Sindhu will be in action against Akane Yamaguchi

All England Open 2018: HS Prannoy's campaign ends in agony as he narrowly loses to Huang Yuxiang in quarters
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All England Open 2018: HS Prannoy's campaign ends in agony as he narrowly loses to Huang Yuxiang in quarters

Locked 20-20 in the third set, HS Prannoy went for a smash with his opponent down on the floor but all he could do is send the shuttle to the net, a moment which will perhaps haunt him for sometime.

All England Open 2018: Lin Dan brushes aside old foe Lee Chong Wei in 40th career encounter to enter semi-finals
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All England Open 2018: Lin Dan brushes aside old foe Lee Chong Wei in 40th career encounter to enter semi-finals

Lin Dan, the former two-time Olympic champion, turned the clock back for one magical hour on Friday as he ended the title defence of his career-long rival Lee Chong Wei in the quarter-finals of the All-England Open.

All England Open 2018: PV Sindhu buries mental demons in gritty win over Nozomi Okuhara, enters maiden semi-final
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All England Open 2018: PV Sindhu buries mental demons in gritty win over Nozomi Okuhara, enters maiden semi-final

PV Sindhu recorded a gritty, determined 74-minute 20-22, 21-18, 21-18 win in Birmingham, which catapulted the Indian into her first All England semi-final.

All England Open 2018: PV Sindhu enters semis with thrilling three-game victory over Nozomi Okuhara
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All England Open 2018: PV Sindhu enters semis with thrilling three-game victory over Nozomi Okuhara

The quarter-final clash lived up to its billing as Sindhu and Okuhara strained every sinew to dish out yet another nail-biting contest at the Arena Birmingham.

All England Open 2018: After win over Nozomi Okuhara, PV Sindhu feels she's getting better at finishing close games
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All England Open 2018: After win over Nozomi Okuhara, PV Sindhu feels she's getting better at finishing close games

Sindhu said, "Playing against Okuhara is not easy. Both of us know each other's game and we have now played ten times. It is just that we give our best in our games."

All England Open 2018: Defending champion Lee Chong Wei to meet six-time winner Lin Dan in unprecedented 40th encounter
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All England Open 2018: Defending champion Lee Chong Wei to meet six-time winner Lin Dan in unprecedented 40th encounter

The Birmingham Arena is set to witness yet another legendary clash this year as defending champion Lee Chong Wei takes on old nemesis Lin Dan of China in the quarter-finals of the All England Open on Friday.

LIVE All England Open 2018, Quarter-final, badminton live score and updates: Lin Dan, PV Sindhu enter semis
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LIVE All England Open 2018, Quarter-final, badminton live score and updates: Lin Dan, PV Sindhu enter semis

Catch the live score and updates from the quarter-finals of the All England Open 2018. PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy are the Indians in action on Friday

All England Open 2018: Kidambi Srikanth, Chirag Shetty lash out at 'ridiculous' umpiring after suffering narrow defeats
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All England Open 2018: Kidambi Srikanth, Chirag Shetty lash out at 'ridiculous' umpiring after suffering narrow defeats

Star shuttler Kidambi Srikanth was disappointed after being called for a series of what he termed "ridiculous" service faults during his pre-quarterfinal match against China's Huang Yuxiang at the All England Championship.