German Open News
Sen, who had claimed his maiden Super 500 title at India Open in January, lost 18-21 15-21 in 57 minutes to the three-time world junior champion Vitidsarn in the final match.
German Open: Lakshya Sen stuns Olympic champion Viktor Axelsen to set up final against Kunlavut Vitidsarn
Laksya Sen sent top-seed Viktor Axelsen packing with a 21-13, 12-21, 22-20 win in the semi-final that lasted one hour and 10 minutes.
The 20-year-old Sen, who had claimed his maiden Super 500 title at the India Open in January, saw off former top 10 player Prannoy 21-15 21-16 in 39 minutes.
Srikanth, a former world no 1 and seeded eighth here, prevailed 21-16 21-23 21-18 over China's Lu Guang Zu in a second round match.
Ishaan and Sai Pratheek took just 30 minutes to get the better of English duo of Callum Hemming and Steven Stalwood 21-15 21-16 in their tournament- opener.
Seventh seed Sindhu trounced Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan 21-8 21-7 in a lop-sided contest after Srikanth, seeded 8th, saw off France's world number 39 Brice Leverdez 21-10 13-21 21-7 in 48 minutes.
Sindhu, seeded seventh, will open her campaign against Thailand's world no 11 Busanan Ongbamrungphan this week
The German Badminton Association made the decision "in consultation and agreement" with the Badminton World Federation (BWF), the sport's global governing body said in a statement.
Coronavirus pandemic: Danish shuttler asks BWF to follow example of other sports and suspend international tournaments
Danish shuttler Hans-Kristian Vittinghus has called on badminton’s world governing body to follow the example of other sports and suspend international tournaments because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Centre asks Badminton federation to provide clarity on health status of Chinese shuttlers participating in India Open
Badminton Association of India is optimistic about China's participation in the India Open despite fears surrounding the coronavirus as Chinese shuttlers were in quarantine for almost a fortnight in Europe
Chinese Table Tennis Association thanks Qatar for providing training facilities in Doha amid coronavirus outbreak
Asian powerhouse China have won 28 out of 32 golds awarded since table tennis became an Olympic sport in 1988 and QTTA chief Khalil Al-Mohannadi said he wanted to make sure the worlds best would be playing at the Qatar event
German Open: Defending champion Leonardo Mayer saves match point to set up final against qualifier Nikoloz Basilashvili
Defending champion Leonardo Mayer saved a match point before beating Slovakian qualifier Jozef Kovalik 6-7(6), 6-4, 7-6(7) to reach the German Tennis Championships final.
Two-time champion Leonardo Mayer overpowered his fellow Argentine Diego Schwartzman 6-3 4-6 6-3 to reach the semi-finals of the German Tennis Championships on Friday.
German Open: Dominic Thiem marks return from injury with win over qualifier Corentin Moutet in opening round
Top seed Dominic Thiem marked his return from an injury layoff with a 6-4, 6-2 victory over French qualifier Corentin Moutet in the opening round of the German Tennis Championships on Tuesday.
German Open: Diego Schwartzman recovers from mid-match blip to beat Casper Ruud; Leonardo Mayer impresses in opener
Second seed Diego Schwartzman recovered from a mid-match blip to beat Norwegian teenager Casper Ruud 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 in the opening round of the German Tennis Championships in Hamburg on Monday.
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) is optimistic that the ongoing testing of the Experimental Service Law is the first step to making service rules and service judging simpler and more objective.
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.
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.
US Open GPG: Parupalli Kashyap says he had doubts about his career after dislocating shoulder during PBL
Enduring the worst injury phase of his career, Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap says he had doubts if he would be able to play again after dislocating his right shoulder at the Premier Badminton League (PBL) in January.
Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal will now take a small break to continue her rehab and is likely to be seen in action at the German Open in February-March.