China Open 2019: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty's upward journey through BWF rankings comes at perfect time for Olympics push
The Indians would still remain behind the sixth-placed Japanese twosome of Hiroyuki Endo-Yuta Watanabe (72,763 points), but Rankireddy and Shetty have beaten the Japanese pair twice this year (including a 21-18, 21-23, 21-11 triumph at the quarter-final stage of the China Open), after losing to them in their initial two clashes, to net a 2-2 career head-to-head record
China Open: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty enter doubles quarter-finals; P Kashyap, B Sai Praneeth crash out
India's men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty on Thursday stunned sixth seed Hiroyuki Endo and Yuta Watanabe of Japan to enter the quarterfinals of the China Open.
Badminton Asia Championships 2019: Kento Momota, Akane Yamaguchi make it a Japanese singles clean sweep
Kento Momota and Akane Yamaguchi won the singles crowns to make it a Japanese clean sweep at the Badminton Asia Championships.
Thailand Open 2018: PV Sindhu reaches quarter-final after comfortable win; HS Prannoy, Parupalli Kashyap bow out
Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu was the only bright spot on a dismal day for Indian badminton as she progressed to the quarterfinals with a straight-game win at the USD 350,000 Thailand Open World Super 500 tournament in Bangkok on Thursday.