Coronavirus Outbreak: Badminton World Federation cancels August's Hyderabad Open in wake of COVID-19 pandemic
The Hyderabad Open, set from 11 to 16 August, was one of the three to be held in India in the calendar announced by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) on 22 May to restart the sport after the pandemic-forced cancellations since March.
Chinese Taipei Open: Sourabh Verma suffers straight-game loss to Chou Tien Chen to draw curtains on India's campaign
Sourabh Verma suffered a straight-game loss to World No 2 Chou Tien Chen in the men's singles second round to draw curtains on India's campaign at the $500,000 Chinese Taipei Open badminton tournament.
BWF Chinese Taipei Open 2019: Top seed Saina Nehwal favourite to lift trophy; Sourabh Verma looks to repeat 2016 title run
On a comeback trail since regaining fitness, a former top 10 player H S Prannoy is another Indian shuttler to look out for during the week
Hyderabad Open badminton: Sourabh Verma beats Singapore's Loh Kean Yew in thrilling final to clinch title
The 26-year-old from Madhya Pradesh, who had won the Slovenian International in May this year, showed great composure as he outwitted World No. 44 Kean Yew 21-13 14-21 21-16 in a 52-minute final clash at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium here.
Hyderabad Open: Sourabh Verma beats Iskandar Zulkarnain to reach final; top seeds Ashwini Ponnappa-N Sikki Reddy advance
Sourabh Verma, who had won the Slovenia International in May, beat Iskandar Zulkarnain 23-21, 21-16 in a 48-minute semifinal clash.
All England Championships 2019: India's Sameer Verma wants to 'test his game' against World No 1 Kento Momota
A season of highs saw him knocking on the door of world's top-10 and India's Sameer Verma believes a positive mindset and improved strategies will hold him in good stead at the All England Championship starting 10 March.