Saina Nehwal News
Satwik-Chirag pair who won the French Open Super 750 title last week for their biggest win on the world tour, overcame a game deficit to beat Yang and Chen 19-21 21-19 21-16 in their first-ever meeting.
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.
BWF World Championships: Prannoy beats Lakshya to reach quarters while Saina bows out; Satwik-Chirag advance
Saina Nehwal lost in three games to Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan 17-21, 21-16, 13-21 while HS Prannoy beat Lakshya Sen.Dhruv Kapila and MR Arjun had to toil hard against Terry Hee and Loh Kean Hean while Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty defeated Jeppe Bay and Lasse Molhede.
Saina Nehwal defeated Cheung Ngan Yi 21-19, 21-9 in a match that lasted a little over half-an-hour, comfortably advancing to the second round in the process.
Saina Nehwal, who was seeded fourth in the women's singles, pulled out of the event.
This was Sindhu's first semifinal entry since the Thailand Open in May. She will next face unseeded Saena Kawakami
PV Sindhu staved off a spirited challenge from Thuy Linh Nguyen, while HS Prannoy defeated Chou Tien Chen to reach the quarter-finals of the Singapore Open.
Two stalwarts of Indian women's badminton, PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal, suffered contrasting fates at the Malaysia Open Super 750 tournament.
Saina has decided to skip citing workload management, while Kashyap is yet to regain fitness after recovering from an hamstring injury.
Many health professionals vouch for the 150-minute a week of moderate physical activity routine, that focuses more on the 80-20 diet-exercise rule
Saina Nehwal had questioned the timing of selection trials and slammed BAI for "putting" her out of CWG and Asiad
Badminton Asia Championships: PV Sindhu, Chirag-Satwik enter quarters; Saina Nehwal loses in second round
PV Sindhu will next face third seed Chinese He Bing Jiao in the quarter-finals of the Badminton Asian Championships.
Saina had to fight it over three games 21-15, 17-21, 21-13 to beat Korea's Sim Yujin. World championships bronze medallist Lakshya was stunned by China's unseeded Li Shi Feng 21-12, 10-21, 19-21.
Saina Nehwal won her opening match but Lakshya Sen and B Sai Praneeth made first round exits from the Badminton Asia Championships in Manila on Wednesday.
Saina Nehwal's chances of defending her title at the Commonwealth Games looks bleak as she has decided to skip the selection trials for the upcoming multi-sport events.
Srikanth will face second seeded Dane Anders Antonsen next.
Swiss Open: Kidambi Srikanth makes winning start; Chirag-Satwiksairaj pair stun All England champions
Srikanth defeated Mads Christophersen in straight games in the men's singles opening round. The Indian beat the Danish player 21-16, 21-17 in a match lasting 32 minutes.
Saina Nehwal has many accolades to her name and has also brought home many titles for the first time.
All England Open 2022: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal make winning starts; Sai Praneeth, HS Prannoy crash out
If PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal win their respective second round matches, they will face each other in the quarter-finals.
All England Open 2022: Lakshya Sen faces primary hurdle in weight of expectations after fine run of form
Indian badminton fans would also hope that the likes of PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth find the missing consistency while Satwik-Chirag and Prannoy live up to their potential.