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'You are my new badminton hero': Sunil Gavaskar hails Lakshya Sen
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'You are my new badminton hero': Sunil Gavaskar hails Lakshya Sen

Gavaskar posted a picture with Lakshya Sen on Instagram and captioned it: ''My new badminton hero Lakshya Sen, after the one and only Prakash Padukone.''

Indonesia Masters: Indian campaign ends as Lakshya Sen, Tanisha-Ashwini pair lose in quarter-finals
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Indonesia Masters: Indian campaign ends as Lakshya Sen, Tanisha-Ashwini pair lose in quarter-finals

World No. 12 Sen squandered an opening-game advantage to go down 21-15, 10-21, 13-21 to home favourite Christie, ranked third, in a 62-minute men’s singles match.

India Open 2023: Lakshya Sen, Saina Nehwal lose; Satwik-Chirag pair pull out as Indian challenge ends
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India Open 2023: Lakshya Sen, Saina Nehwal lose; Satwik-Chirag pair pull out as Indian challenge ends

Lakshya Sen reduced an 8-14 deficit in the decider to 13-14 after losing the second game but couldn’t go the distance, losing 21-16, 15-21, 18-21 to Gemke in a match that lasted an hour and 21 minutes at the IG stadium.

India Open 2023: PV Sindhu bows out, Lakshya Sen, Saina Nehwal win opener
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India Open 2023: PV Sindhu bows out, Lakshya Sen, Saina Nehwal win opener

It was Sindhu’s second first-round exit following the opening-round loss to Carolina Marin at the Malaysia Open Super 1000 last week.

India Open: PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen among title contenders at tournament
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India Open: PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen among title contenders at tournament

While seventh seed Sen and Satwik-Chirag, seeded fifth, are entering the USD 900,000 event as defending champions, Sindhu and world No. 13 Kidambi Srikanth are also former champions.

Malaysia Open 2023: PV Sindhu loses to Carolina Marin, HS Prannoy trumps Lakshya Sen in thriller
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Malaysia Open 2023: PV Sindhu loses to Carolina Marin, HS Prannoy trumps Lakshya Sen in thriller

PV Sindhu, who was playing her first match since August, lost 12-21, 10-21, 15-21 to 2016 Olympics champion Carolina Marin of Spain in 59 minutes

Lakshya Sen, coach Vimal Kumar charged with cheating and age fraud; shuttler's family also in trouble
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Lakshya Sen, coach Vimal Kumar charged with cheating and age fraud; shuttler's family also in trouble

The charges were levelled against the top-ranked Indian shuttler and his family as well as coach Kumar on the basis of an FIR filed in Bengaluru by one M Goviappa Nagaraja.

Badminton Rankings: Lakshya Sen regains career-best sixth spot, Gayatri-Treesa breaks into world top 20
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Badminton Rankings: Lakshya Sen regains career-best sixth spot, Gayatri-Treesa breaks into world top 20

PV Sindhu, who hasn't played any tournament since the Birmingham CWG due to an ankle injury, also stayed at the world number six position.

BWF Rankings: Lakshya Sen reaches career-best sixth, PV Sindhu jumps to fifth
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BWF Rankings: Lakshya Sen reaches career-best sixth, PV Sindhu jumps to fifth

BWF Rankings: Newly-crowned French Open champions Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty also climbed one spot to return to their career-best ranking of seven in men’s doubles.

Denmark Open: Satwik-Chirag, Lakshya Sen crash out after defeat in quarter-finals
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Denmark Open: Satwik-Chirag, Lakshya Sen crash out after defeat in quarter-finals

Lakshya Sen defeated compatriot Prannoy Sen to advance to the quarter-finals but lost to Japan's Kodai Naraoka 17-21 12-21 in straight games.

Denmark Open: Lakshya Sen, HS Prannoy advance to pre-quarterfinals; Saina Nehwal crashes out in first round
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Denmark Open: Lakshya Sen, HS Prannoy advance to pre-quarterfinals; Saina Nehwal crashes out in first round

With Saina Nehwal's ouster, the Indian campaign in women's singles ended in Denmark Open.

Lakshya Sen climbs one spot to career-high 8th in BWF rankings; PV Sindhu remains static at sixth
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Lakshya Sen climbs one spot to career-high 8th in BWF rankings; PV Sindhu remains static at sixth

Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu remained at sixth in the women's singles rankings while the pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy is ranked eighth in the men's doubles section.

Japan Open: Kidambi Srikanth wins in straight games, Lakshya Sen, Saina Nehwal exit early
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Japan Open: Kidambi Srikanth wins in straight games, Lakshya Sen, Saina Nehwal exit early

Kidambi Srikanth, a former world number 1, recovered from his early exit from last week's World Championships, whereas Laskhya Sen squandered an opening game advantage and lost to world number 21.

Happy Birthday Lakshya Sen: Top 5 wins of the young shuttler
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Happy Birthday Lakshya Sen: Top 5 wins of the young shuttler

In 2021, Lakshya Sen's stock increased dramatically as he began routinely defeating higher-ranked opponents.

Exclusive: Shuttler Lakshya Sen reveals how he bounced back in CWG men's singles final to win gold
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Exclusive: Shuttler Lakshya Sen reveals how he bounced back in CWG men's singles final to win gold

In an exclusive interview with Firstpost, Lakshya Sen reveals how he managed to turn the tide in his favour in the summit clash at the CWG 2022 and more

Commonwealth Games: ‘Lakshya achieved’, Twitter celebrates as shuttler Sen bags gold in men’s singles
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Commonwealth Games: ‘Lakshya achieved’, Twitter celebrates as shuttler Sen bags gold in men’s singles

Sen defeated Malaysia’s Ng Tze Yong 19-21, 21-9, 21-16 to win his maiden Commonwealth Games gold

Commonwealth Games: Lakshya Sen wins men’s singles gold with hard-fought win over Ng Tze Yong
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Commonwealth Games: Lakshya Sen wins men’s singles gold with hard-fought win over Ng Tze Yong

The gold is also Lakshya's second major singles medal on the global stage after his bronze at the World Championships in December last year.

Commonwealth Games: Lakshya Sen outsmarts Loh Kean Yew as India blank Singapore to reach mixed team final
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Commonwealth Games: Lakshya Sen outsmarts Loh Kean Yew as India blank Singapore to reach mixed team final

The third match between Sen and Loh was the most anticipated rubber of the semifinal with the 10th-ranked Indian facing the ninth-ranked Singaporean.

CWG 2022: First few matches will be important for me to get back into rhythm, says Lakshya Sen
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CWG 2022: First few matches will be important for me to get back into rhythm, says Lakshya Sen

Lakshya Sen said the first few matches at the Commonwealth Games would be crucial to find his rhythm back after being out of action for a month due to fitness issues.

Indonesia Open 2022: Indian challenge ends as PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen bow out
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Indonesia Open 2022: Indian challenge ends as PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen bow out

Sen was first to be eliminated as the 20-year-old went down fighting and forced a decider against his higher-seeded Chinese Taipei rival Chou Tien Chen 21-16, 12-21, 21-14.