Korea Open 2019: PV Sindhu resumes quest for season's first BWF World Tour title; Saina Nehwal seeks turnaround
A win in the first round at Korea Open may hand Sindhu a chance to avenge her loss in China as she is likely to face Chochuwong again.
Sudirman Cup 2019: Teenage sensation An Se-Young stuns World No 1 Tai Tzu Ying in South Korea's win over Chinese Taipei
Seventeen-year-old South Korean schoolgirl An Se-Young stunned Taiwan's world number one Tai Tzu-ying at the Sudirman Cup on Wednesday to burnish her fast-growing reputation.
New Zealand Open 2019: HS Prannoy loses to Kanta Tsuneyama in hard-fought quarter-final clash as Indian campaign ends
HS Prannoy fought valiantly before losing to Kanta Tsuneyama in the men's singles quarter-final, drawing curtains on India's campaign at the New Zealand Open.
New Zealand Open 2019: HS Prannoy stuns Tommy Sugiarto to win in straight games; B Sai Praneeth eliminated by Lin Dan
Unseeded Prannoy shocked second seed Sugiarto 21-14, 21-12 in just 37 minutes to book his place in the last-eight round, where he will be up against fifth seed Kanta Tsuneyama of Japan
New Zealand Open: Saina Nehwal defeated in first round by World No. 212 Wang Zhiyi; Lakshya Sen eliminated in hard-fought loss
Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal, a World Championship silver medallist, trailed 0-4 in the first game and was unable to keep up with her opponent losing 16-21.
New Zealand Open: Lakshya Sen beats Ajay Jayaram, Teck Zhi Soo to enter main draw; Parupalli Kashyap ousted
Young Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen made it to the main draw of New Zealand Open after getting the better of compatriot Ajay Jayaram and Malaysia's Teck Zhi Soo in his qualifying round matches.
Australian Open badminton: Sai Praneeth, Sameer Verma advance with contrasting wins; Ajay Jayaram bows out
While Praneeth beat Israel's Misha Zilberman in straight games 21-17, 21-14, Sameer had to toil hard to get the better of New Zealand's Abhinav Manota 13-21, 21-17, 21-12 in the opening round
New Zealand Open Badminton: Lin Dan shows skill and guts in straight-games victory over plucky Jonatan Christie
Lin Dan made up a 15-19 second game deficit with typical guts and skill, to tame Indonesia’s fast-improving 20-year-old World No 14, Jonatan Christie, by a 21-14, 21-19 verdict in 52 minutes, to annex the men’s singles title of the US$150,000 New Zealand Open Badminton Championships.
New Zealand Open: Fitter, faster Jonatan Christie too good for Sai Praneeth in semis, sets up summit clash with Lin Dan
Praneeth should have won in straight games, for he held a slender 17-15 lead in the second game after winning the first with a degree of comfort. But Christie's superior fitness stood out.
New Zealand Open: B Sai Praneeth goes down fighting in semi-final against Jonatan Christie of Indonesia
The 25-year-old B Sai Praneeth was the lone Indian left in fray in the tournament after he entered the semifinals of the men's singles event on Friday.
Up against Lin Dan, Lakshya gave a fantastic account of himself by pocketing the first game but eventually lost out on experience. Sai Praneeth will next face Niluka Karunaratne of Sri Lanka
New Zealand Open: Lakshya Sen reiterates credentials as future of Indian badminton by stretching Lin Dan
Sen seemed wise to the left-hander’s patented style of playing at a languid pace and waiting for his rival to make a mistake, and interspersing this pattern with a couple of points played at a blinding pace.
New Zealand Open: Rohan Kapoor-Kuhoo Garg and Shivam Sharma-S Ram Poorvisha enter 2nd round of mixed doubles
The young Indian mixed doubles pair of Rohan Kapoor-Kuhoo Garg and Shivam Sharma-S Ram Poorvisha entered the second round of the USD 150,000 New Zealand Open Super 100 tournament on Tuesday
New Zealand GPG: Lee Cheuk Yiu beats 5th seeded player for title, Ratchanok Intanon wins women's crown
Hong Kong’s Lee Cheuk Yiu fought hard to save match points and beat top seed Tzu Wei Wang of Chinese Taipei 11-21, 21-15, 22-20 in the final.
India's campaign at the New Zealand Open ended on Friday with H S Prannoy and Sourabh Verma crashing out after losing their respective quarterfinal matches in the men's singles competition of the Grand Prix Gold event.
Ajay Jayaram, seeded No 2, suffered a shock defeat at the hands of the virtually unknown and unheralded Chinese Taipei player, Chia Hung Lu.
HS Prannoy notched up a thrilling three-game win over Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap in an all-Indian final to clinch the $120,000 US Open Grand Prix Gold on Sunday.
Indians made a resounding start to their campaign at the New Zealand Open with four doubles pairs reaching the second round of the USD 120,000 Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament in Auckland on Wednesday.
Top-ranked Lydia Ko won the New Zealand Women's Open on Sunday for her second straight victory.