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BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu claims silver after defeat to South Korea's An Seyoung in final
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BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu claims silver after defeat to South Korea's An Seyoung in final

The reigning world champion Indian ace had no answer to the in-form world number six Korean, who dictated terms from the word go.

BWF World Tour Finals: Sindhu beats Yamaguchi in thriller to enter final; Axelsen knocks Sen out in semis
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BWF World Tour Finals: Sindhu beats Yamaguchi in thriller to enter final; Axelsen knocks Sen out in semis

It will be Sindhu's third final appearance in the season-ending tournament. She had won the title in 2018 to become the only Indian to achieve the feat.

Tai Tzu Ying, Viktor Axelsen named BWF Female and Male players of the year
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Tai Tzu Ying, Viktor Axelsen named BWF Female and Male players of the year

It was the first season-ending award in this category for both Axelsen and Tai Tzu Ying — the All England champions of 2020

BWF World Tour Finals: Already qualified for semis, PV Sindhu loses final group match, Srikanth bows out
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BWF World Tour Finals: Already qualified for semis, PV Sindhu loses final group match, Srikanth bows out

Sindhu, a two-time Olympic medallist, couldn't apply enough pressure on the world No 10 Chochuwong to go down fighting 12-21 21-19 14-21 in a match that lasted an hour and 11 minutes.

BWF World Tour Finals: Kidambi Srikanth loses to Lee Zii Jia, bows out of tournament
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BWF World Tour Finals: Kidambi Srikanth loses to Lee Zii Jia, bows out of tournament

The former world no. 1 Indian was no match for Lee, the reigning All England champion, going down 19-21 14-21 in 37 minutes to end his campaign

BWF World Tour Finals: Viktor Axelsen deafeats Lakshya Sen to advance to next stage
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BWF World Tour Finals: Viktor Axelsen deafeats Lakshya Sen to advance to next stage

The reigning Olympic champion outplayed the unseeded Sen 21-15, 21-14 in the season-ending tournament held on the holiday island of Bali

BWF World Tour Finals: Satwik-Chirag pair pulls out of tournament due to injury
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BWF World Tour Finals: Satwik-Chirag pair pulls out of tournament due to injury

Satwik and Chirag, ranked 11th in the World, had become the first Indian men's doubles pair to qualify for the prestigious season-ending tournament after finishing at the semifinal stage of the Indonesia Open Super 1000 tournament last week.

BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen qualify for knockouts
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BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen qualify for knockouts

World number 14 Srikanth, who had reached the knockout stage in the 2014 edition of the year-ending event, went down 18-21 7-21 to three-time junior world champion Vitidsarn in a 46-minute men's singles match.

BWF World Tour Finals: Sindhu, Srikanth make winning start; Ponnappa-Sikki Reddy lose in women's doubles
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BWF World Tour Finals: Sindhu, Srikanth make winning start; Ponnappa-Sikki Reddy lose in women's doubles

Former world No 1 Kidambi Srikanth beat France's Toma Junior Popov 21-14 21-16 in 42 minutes in his opening match of group B.

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty pair qualifies for BWF World Tour Finals
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Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty pair qualifies for BWF World Tour Finals

Satwik and Chirag had finished at the semi-finals of the Indonesia Open last week but made the cut after Japanese pairing of Akira Koga and Taichi Saito also lost in the last four at the Super 1000 tournament.

BWF World Tour Finals: Viktor Axelsen, Kento Momota lead badminton's return to Asia for season finale
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BWF World Tour Finals: Viktor Axelsen, Kento Momota lead badminton's return to Asia for season finale

Olympic silver medallist Chen Long will be missing, along with all players from China, for the first of three back-to-back events on the resort island of Bali beginning Tuesday.

BWF World Tour Finals: Tai Tzu Ying, Anders Antonsen crack aura of invincibility around Carolina Marin, Viktor Axelsen
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BWF World Tour Finals: Tai Tzu Ying, Anders Antonsen crack aura of invincibility around Carolina Marin, Viktor Axelsen

Long-reigning World No.1 Tai Tzu Ying matched Carolina Marin’s scorching pace, pinned her repeatedly on her slightly vulnerable backhand baseline to come from 17-19 down in the decider to win 14-21, 21-8, 21-19

BWF World Tour Finals: Tai Tzu-ying beats Carolina Marin in women's final; Anders Antonsen stuns Viktor Axelsen
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BWF World Tour Finals: Tai Tzu-ying beats Carolina Marin in women's final; Anders Antonsen stuns Viktor Axelsen

Marin beat the 26-year-old Tai two weeks in a row during the previous Thailand Open tournament finals

BWF World Tour Finals: Carolina Marin guns for title after ending Pornpawee Chochuwong's run
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BWF World Tour Finals: Carolina Marin guns for title after ending Pornpawee Chochuwong's run

Spain's Marin — winner of back-to-back titles for the past fortnight — is gunning for a hat-trick of victories in Sunday's final.

BWF World Tour Finals: Kidambi Srikanth’s vastly improved showing gives hope; PV Sindhu disappoints again
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BWF World Tour Finals: Kidambi Srikanth’s vastly improved showing gives hope; PV Sindhu disappoints again

PV Sindhu must tailor her training before the Tokyo Olympics towards improving her agility and speed of foot, to complement her power.

BWF World Tour Finals: An Se-young registers maiden win over Carolina Marin; Tai Tzu-ying beats Ratchanok Intanon
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BWF World Tour Finals: An Se-young registers maiden win over Carolina Marin; Tai Tzu-ying beats Ratchanok Intanon

The young South Korean had lost to reigning Olympic champion Marin during their previous two meetings, but on Friday managed to capture a victory on the last day of the round-robin stage.

BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu scripts consolation win, Kidambi Srikanth bows out with defeat
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BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu scripts consolation win, Kidambi Srikanth bows out with defeat

Kidambi Srikanth fought hard against NG Ka Long Angus but lost in three games.

BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth virtually knocked out after back-to-back defeats
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BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth virtually knocked out after back-to-back defeats

A week ago, Sindhu had suffered a demoralising defeat to Ratchanok Intanon and there was no change of fate for the world champion this time too as she went down 18-21, 13-21 to the third seeded Thai.

BWF World Tour Finals: Fighting PV Sindhu loses to Tai Tzu-ying, Anders Antonsen beats Kidambi Srikanth
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BWF World Tour Finals: Fighting PV Sindhu loses to Tai Tzu-ying, Anders Antonsen beats Kidambi Srikanth

It was PV Sindhu's 16th defeat to Tai Tzu Ying in 21 meetings. She next plays home favourite Ratchanok Intanon, who had handed her a humiliating defeat last week.

BWF World Tour Finals: How PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth sneaked into world’s richest badminton tournament
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BWF World Tour Finals: How PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth sneaked into world’s richest badminton tournament

By rights, neither Sindhu nor Srikanth would have merited a place in the draws. Two stellar rules for qualification, however, came to their rescue.