Tokyo Olympics 2020: Four years from quarter-final run in Rio, Kidambi Srikanth's chances of qualification are fading quickly
There are simply not enough tournaments left for Srikanth to collect the 8,000+ points required to overtake Gemke and finish in the top-16, even if he puts in a late gallop and finishes among the medals at these competitions
Badminton Asia 2020: Kidambi Srikanth, Chirag Shetty's clutch doubles win sees Indian men beat Thailand to set up Indonesia clash
The twist in the tale was provided by India’s erstwhile premier singles player, Kidambi Srikanth, who shrugged off his 20-22, 14-21 defeat at the hands of world junior champion
Indonesia Open 2019: Dominating PV Sindhu decimates Chen Yufei’s challenge in straight games to enter year's first final
Dominating and implacable. Those were the two words that sprang to the mind while describing PV Sindhu’s on-court demeanour, as the No 5 seed took just 46 minutes to demolish the challenge of second seed and title favourite, Chen Yufei of China.
Malaysia Open 2019: PV Sindhu's capitulation against unseeded Sung Ji-hyun leaves Kidambi Srikanth as sole remaining Indian
Sindhu opened quite brightly, and led all the way until 14-12 in the opening game, but then collapsed after a string of unforced errors, conceding the crucial 20th point after a brief fightback to 18-19
All England Championships 2019: Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth only Indians left standing in the quarter-finals
Kidambi Srikanth and Saina Nehwal put in strong performances in the deciding games of their respective second-round clashes to barge into the quarter-finals of the World Tour Super 1000 tournament at the Arena Birmingham.
BWF World Tour Finals: Sameer Verma joins PV Sindhu in playoff semi-finals with straight games win over Kantaphon Wangcharoen
With Sameer Verma ending runner-up in the group, the Indian will clash in the penultimate round of the tournament with China’s Shi Yuqi, who finished his outings in Group A with an all-win 3-0 record.
BWF World Tour Finals: Sameer Verma in strong position for qualification after win over Tommy Sugiarto
The equation is, therefore, clear as crystal. Sameer Verma has to either beat Kantaphon Wangcharoen, or lose to him in three games, to ensure qualification for the semi-finals
BWF World Tour Finals: India's Sameer Verma downs Tommy Sugiarto in straight games to keep knockout hopes alive
India's Sameer Verma dished out a dominating performance to outclass Indonesia's Tommy Sugiarto in straight games to keep his hopes of qualifying for the knockout stage alive at the BWF World Tour Finals on Thursday.
BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu handed tough draw in women's singles; Sameer Verma will fancy his chances
PV Sindhu has been handed a tough draw in women's singles but debutante Sameer Verma will fancy his chances of making it to the men's singles knockout stage at the BWF World Tour Finals
Hong Kong Open: Kidambi Srikanth clinches thriller against HS Prannoy; PV Sindhu suffers defeat in second round
Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma advanced to the quarterfinals of the Hong Kong Open World Tour Super 500 tournament on Thursday.
It was a disappointing end for India's campaign in men's singles as Srikanth and Prannoy failed to raise the bar after their early exits from the Nanjing World Championship early this month.
New Zealand Open Badminton: Sameer Verma fails to learn from Lakshya Sen's errors in clash against Lin Dan
Sameer Verma repeated Lakshya Sen's cardinal error of eschewing patience and trying to finish rallies quickly in the quarter-final and played into Lin Dan's hands.
Jayaram, who returned to action at the China Masters early this month after recovering from a hamstring injury that took nearly eight months to heal, opens his campaign against fourth seed Hsu Jen Hao from Chinese Taipei.
India's male shuttlers had a great day in office with reigning Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap winning the Austrian International Challenge final in Vienna while young Sameer Verma made it to the summit clash at the Swiss Open.
Sameer Verma through to Swiss Open semis with win over Kento Momota; Parupalli Kashyap to face Raul Must in Austria
Sameer Verma defeated Kento Momota in straight games to enter Swiss Open semi-finals, while Parupalli Kashyap booked his spot in the last four of the Austrian Open on Friday
Malaysia Masters 2018: Viktor Axelsen, Sai Praneeth win; Ashwini Ponnappa-Sikki Reddy advance into pre-quarters
Viktor Axelsen became the sole survivor among the top players as Lin Dan, Chen Long, Son Wan Ho and Lee Chong Wei were eliminated in the first round.
Thailand GPG 2017: B Sai Praneeth’s accuracy, fitness helped him enter semis as Saina Nehwal struggled
Saina Nehwal will not have matters all her own way in the semi-final against Busanan, who has troubled the best in the world with her workmanlike game that is unexceptional for style or strokeplay
Ajay Jayaram emerged as the only Indian shuttler to make the quarterfinals of Indonesia Grand Prix Gold, beating compatriot Parupalli Kashyap and local lad Reksy Aureza Megananda in Indonesia on Thursday.