Lakshya Sen News
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.''
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
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.
It was Sindhu’s second first-round exit following the opening-round loss to Carolina Marin at the Malaysia Open Super 1000 last week.
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.
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
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
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: 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.
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
With Saina Nehwal's ouster, the Indian campaign in women's singles ended in Denmark Open.
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.
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.
In 2021, Lakshya Sen's stock increased dramatically as he began routinely defeating higher-ranked opponents.
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
Sen defeated Malaysia’s Ng Tze Yong 19-21, 21-9, 21-16 to win his maiden Commonwealth Games gold
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
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.
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.
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.