Orleans Masters: Saina Nehwal bows out in semis; Krishna Prasad Garaga and Vishnu Vardhan Goud Panjala enter maiden final
Krishna and Vishnu cheered up the Indian camp with a 21-17 21-17 win over the English pair of Callum Hemming and Steven Stallwood in a 35-minute semi-final clash to reach their maiden final of a Super 100 event
Orleans Masters: Saina Nehwal wins thriller against Iris Wang to move to semi-finals as Kidambi Srikanth crashes out
The fourth-seeded Indian, who had withdrawn from the All England Championships last week due to an injury, had to dug deep to script a 21-19 17-21 21-19 win over world No 36 Wang
All England Open 2021: Mark Caljouw beats Lakshya Sen in quarter-finals; Ashwini Ponnappa-N Sikki Reddy bow out
Sen's defeat to Caljouw, with the match lasting a total of 55 minutes, saw the end of Indian challenge in men's singles.
All England Open 2021: Ashwini Ponnappa-N Sikki Reddy pair enters quarters; Sameer Verma, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty eliminated
The world number 30 pair of Ashwini and Sikki took just 33 minutes to see off the 13th ranked duo of Gabriela and Stefani 21-17 21-10 in the second-round match on Thursday night.
All England Open 2021: PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen into quarters; Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Ashwini Ponnappa lose
Sindhu, the reigning world champion, recorded a dominant 21-8, 21-8 win over Denmark's Line Christophersen in a completely lop-sided second-round match.
All England Open 2021: PV Sindhu cruises past Soniia Cheah; Kidambi Srikanth, Parupalli Kashyap suffer early exits
The Indian women's duo of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy and men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty also progressed to the second round with straight game wins.
With just a day remaining for the start of the main round of the All England Championships, Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal took to social media to express her dismay at being kept quarantined in her hotel room in Birmingham for over two days
Swiss Open 2021: Tepid Indian performance at Basel a reason to worry about Tokyo Olympics qualification
The early exits of Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy, Lakshya Sen did them no favours as they fight to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.
World champion PV Sindhu hardly broke any sweat, beating USA's Iris Wang 21-13 21-14 in the women's singles competition, while former world no 1 Srikanth notched up a 21-10, 14-21, 21-14 victory over World No 50 Thomas Rouxel of France and Jayaram eked out a hard-fought 21-18, 17-21, 21-13 against third-seeded Dane Rasmus Gemke in their respective men's singles second-round matches.
India’s Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Ashwini Ponnappa pair breaks into world top 20 after stellar run in Asia leg
Satwik and Ashwini, who had become the first Indian mixed doubles pair to reach the semi-finals of a world tour Super 1000 event at the Toyota Thailand Open, jumped 16 places to reach a career-best ranking of world number 19.
Thailand Open Super 1000: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Sameer Verma produce the sole redeeming feature of Indian performance
For the second elite World Tour Super 1000 tournament in a row, Indian shuttlers produced a dismal performance, to crash out of the Toyota Thailand Open en masse by the semi-final stage, and leave the country empty-handed.
Thailand Open Super 1000: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Ashwini Ponnappa's run in mixed doubles ends with semi-final loss
Up against the world number three Thai pair, Satwik and Ashwini, who are ranked 36th, showed great skills and temperament as they scripted an extraordinary fightback after losing the opening game by a whisker.
Highlights, Thailand Open Super 1000, badminton score and results: Satwiksairaj, Ashwini lose in semi-final
Catch all the updates from matches involving Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty and Ashwini Ponnappa in Thailand Open Super 1000 badminton tournament
Thailand Open Super 1000: Sameer Verma, Satwik-Ponnappa sail into quarters; Anthony Ginting ousted in shock defeat
Sameer Verma will next face third seed Anders Antonsen of Denmark, who received a walkover, in the quarter-finals.
Thailand Open Super 1000: HS Prannoy battles pain to upset Jonatan Christie; Ashwini Ponnappa-Sikki Reddy bow out
It is HS Prannoy's first win against the sixth-seeded Indonesian in the last four attempts.
Every one of the eight singles exponents – six in the men’s category, and two among the women, comprising the cream of Indian badminton – were sidelined before the completion of the second round matches
Thailand Open 2021: ‘Withdrawn’, ‘COVID-positive’ Saina Nehwal reinstated; to play first round match on Wednesday evening
After testing positive for COVID-19, Saina Nehwal was told that she, along with husband Parupalli Kashyap and HS Prannoy, would be moved immediately to a hospital, only for her to test negative hours later.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Ashwini Ponnappa, Lakshay Sen among top Indian shuttlers returning to training after lockdown
Top shuttlers Ashwini Ponnappa and Lakshya Sen are among 20-odd Indian players who have started training at the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy (PPBA) in Bengaluru as the sport took its first step towards resumption after the COVID-19 hiatus.
Coronavirus Outbreak: India women's doubles player Ashwini Ponnappa creates database to analyse past performances during lockdown
Ashwini and her doubles partner N Sikki Reddy fell at the first hurdle 13 times in 20 tournaments last year and exited from the second round thrice
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Four years from quarter-final run in Rio, Kidambi Srikanth's chances of qualification are fading quickly
There are simply not enough tournaments left for Srikanth to collect the 8,000+ points required to overtake Gemke and finish in the top-16, even if he puts in a late gallop and finishes among the medals at these competitions