BWF Korea Open 2019: Parupalli Kashyap beats World No 2 Jan O Jorgensen in straight games to reach semi-finals
Kashyap outsmarted Jorgensen 24-22, 21-8 in 37 minutes to make it to his second semifinal of the season. He had reached the last four at the India Open Super 500 tournament.
Japan Open 2019: Kento Momota proves too strong for Sai Praneeth; Akane Yamaguchi lays Chen Yufei low
The 24-year-old Momota, who has already won four titles in 2019, proved too strong and agile for Praneeth, and ticked quite a few boxes in his preparations for defending in Basel next month the world crown he had won last year in Nanjing.
India Open 2019: Having put gut troubles behind him, HS Prannoy fends off Jan O Jorgensen to enter quarters
Still recovering from a terrible gastroesophageal reflux issue, HS Prannoy went past Jan O Jorgensen in three games to book a quarter-final clash against Viktor Axelsen.
Jayaram defeated Hashiru Shimono 18-21 21-17 21-9 within an hour to set up a second-round clash with Denmark's Kim Bruun.
Malaysia Open 2018: Kidambi Srikanth gets easy draw; PV Sindhu drawn in World No 1 Tai Tzu Ying’s half
India's men's singles shuttler Kidambi Srikanth gets and easy draw, while PV Sindhu is drawn in the same half as World No 1 Tai Tzu Ying and Saina Nehwal
Commonwealth Games 2018: Shuttler HS Prannoy could set court alight with explosive play in maiden appearance
The 2018 season has just started for HS Prannoy and his transition from a rare talent to an emerging star could help him bag a medal at Gold Coast.
Sameer Verma said, ""I just want to stay fit, take care of my body, that is my target. I don't want to think about anything else. I know if I am 100 per cent, performance will come and my ranking will also improve."
Sameer, who had clinched the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold last year and reached the finals at 2016 Hong Kong Superseries, thus lifted his first title of the season
Year in review 2017: Danish shuttler Viktor Axelsen emerges as world-beater with clear focus on fitness
Apart from the sudden rise of Indian shuttlers in the men's singles circuit, 2017 showed glimpses of a potential world-beater in Axelsen.
Does Australia Superseries win put Kidambi Srikanth among front-runners for World Championship crown?
It will be up to the coaching staff at the Pullela Gopichand Academy to keep Kidambi Srikanth physically strong and mentally resilient during the two months before the world championship, if the ambitious young Indian is to have a real chance of bringing home the most coveted title, bar the Olympic gold, in the sport.
Take a look at Kidambi Srikanth's path to Indonesia Open Superseries glory.
Indonesia SSP: HS Prannoy plays game of his life to stun Lee Chong Wei, Kidambi Srikanth ousts Jan O Jorgensen
HS Prannoy barreled to an early 6-0 lead in the opening game even before Lee Chong Wei had found his bearings, and never relinquished that advantage.
Indonesia SSP: HS Prannoy stuns World No 3 Lee Chong Wei, K Srikanth upsets Jan O Jorgensen in pre-quarters
K Srikanth had beaten Jorgensen in straight games during their last meeting at the Rio Olympics as well.
Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and H S Prannoy breeze into second round of Indonesia SSP. Will meet Jan O Jorgensen and Lei Chong Wei in the second round.
Singapore Open: Does Kidambi Srikanth-Sai Praneeth final mean India is among elite nations in men's game?
There is ample reason for euphoria, and sufficient evidence that Indian men’s game is on the right path, given the SIngapore finale between Srikanth and Praneeth. However, we need to show some sobriety. Here's why:
There is nothing for Sindhu to take home from this defeat that could provide a learning indicator for the future — because she simply never got going. It were best she put it down to an exceptionally bad day at the office.
Malaysia Superseries Premier: Ajay Jayaram’s victory over Viktor Axelsen should not come as a surprise
As a teen, Jayaram trained for seven years at the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy, where he developed the unique ‘reach early, play late’ style. This method of late deception had Viktor Axelsen stunned.
Malaysia Superseries Premier: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal carry India's hopes as usual as bench flops yet again
A fairly large Indian contingent that had to compete in the qualifying rounds of the Celcom Axiata Malaysia Open in Sarawak failed to secure even a single berth in the main draws.
Olympic gold medallist Carolina Marin and national champion Sameer Verma notched up contrasting victories to guide Hyderabad Hunters to the semifinals of Premier Badminton League season 2 with a 5-2 win over Delhi Acers in an exciting contest in New Delhi on Thursday.
Acers needed their men's doubles pair of Ivan Sozonov and Vladimir Ivanov to pick up a win over the pair of Chris Adcock and Mads Pieler Kolding to put the tie out of Chennai's reach.