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BWF World Tour Finals: Tai Tzu-ying beats Carolina Marin in women's final; Anders Antonsen stuns Viktor Axelsen
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BWF World Tour Finals: Tai Tzu-ying beats Carolina Marin in women's final; Anders Antonsen stuns Viktor Axelsen

Marin beat the 26-year-old Tai two weeks in a row during the previous Thailand Open tournament finals

BWF World Tour Finals: Carolina Marin guns for title after ending Pornpawee Chochuwong's run
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BWF World Tour Finals: Carolina Marin guns for title after ending Pornpawee Chochuwong's run

Spain's Marin — winner of back-to-back titles for the past fortnight — is gunning for a hat-trick of victories in Sunday's final.

BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth virtually knocked out after back-to-back defeats
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BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth virtually knocked out after back-to-back defeats

A week ago, Sindhu had suffered a demoralising defeat to Ratchanok Intanon and there was no change of fate for the world champion this time too as she went down 18-21, 13-21 to the third seeded Thai.

Thailand Open: Badminton stares at uneasy return as compulsions mount on BWF
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Thailand Open: Badminton stares at uneasy return as compulsions mount on BWF

There is no doubt that the world badminton body would have been influenced by the compulsion of holding these three tournaments in a delayed Olympic qualification year, and also by the fact that other sports like tennis and cricket have been holding major events successfully, without causing a spike in Covid-positive cases.

SAI approves PV Sindhu's request for travelling with coach and physio for three tournaments in January
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SAI approves PV Sindhu's request for travelling with coach and physio for three tournaments in January

The 26-year-old Sindhu, who is part of the Target Olympic Podium Scheme core group, will return to competitive action in January 2021 after the coronavirus-induced break.

Malaysia Masters 2020: PV Sindhu and Co look to start new year on positive note at Super 500 tournament
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Malaysia Masters 2020: PV Sindhu and Co look to start new year on positive note at Super 500 tournament

Sixth seed Sindhu faces Russia's Evgeniya Kosetskaya in the first round and will look to stay on course for an expected clash with World No 1 Tai Tzu Ying in the quarterfinals

BWF World Tour Finals 2019: After disappointing end to season, PV Sindhu must aim to rebuild competitive edge and aggressive play
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BWF World Tour Finals 2019: After disappointing end to season, PV Sindhu must aim to rebuild competitive edge and aggressive play

PV Sindhu won the historic World Championships gold in 2019 but had a below average season over all and that raises a lot of questions which the shuttler must look to answer ahead of next season.

Pullela Gopichand says winning All England Championships will be the next target for Indian shuttlers
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Pullela Gopichand says winning All England Championships will be the next target for Indian shuttlers

Chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand has set his eyes on ending the 18-year-old wait for an Indian to become an All England champion next year after PV Sindhu clinched the season-ending World Tour Finals title

BWF World Tour Finals 2018: BAI announces Rs 10 lakh cash reward for PV Sindhu; Sameer Verma to get Rs 3 lakh
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BWF World Tour Finals 2018: BAI announces Rs 10 lakh cash reward for PV Sindhu; Sameer Verma to get Rs 3 lakh

This was Sindhu's first title win in last eight final appearances since winning her last crown at the Korea Open in 2017.

BWF World Tour Finals 2018: Sameer Verma blows match-point to bow out; but PV Sindhu makes second successive final
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BWF World Tour Finals 2018: Sameer Verma blows match-point to bow out; but PV Sindhu makes second successive final

On Sunday, Sindhu will clash for the women’s singles title with a Japanese player for the second successive year.

BWF World Tour Finals: World champion Kento Momoto storms into semi-finals with clinical victory against Tommy Sugiarto
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BWF World Tour Finals: World champion Kento Momoto storms into semi-finals with clinical victory against Tommy Sugiarto

Japan's Kento Momota, the man to beat, will be a strong favourite against South Korea's Son Wan-ho in their semi-final battle in the BWF Tour Finals later this week

BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu turns the tables on redoubtable adversary to down Tai Tzu Ying, ensures qualification for semis
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BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu turns the tables on redoubtable adversary to down Tai Tzu Ying, ensures qualification for semis

The edge-of-the-seat win over Tai has given PV Sindhu the luxury of taking it easy on the morrow against Beiwen Zhang, although it would be in her own interest to keep the winning momentum going.

BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu comes from behind to bag shock victory against top-ranked Tai Tzu Ying
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BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu comes from behind to bag shock victory against top-ranked Tai Tzu Ying

PV Sindhu, a silver medallist at the Rio Olympics in 2016, faces Zhang Beiwen of the United States on Friday looking to make it three wins out of three in Group A.

BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu’s mature performance sinks Akane Yamaguchi; Kento Momota demolishes Sameer Verma
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BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu’s mature performance sinks Akane Yamaguchi; Kento Momota demolishes Sameer Verma

Rising to her full stature as a badminton player who is being hailed as a future world champion, PV Sindhu put in a mature, determined performance to beat Akane Yamaguchi

BWF World Tour Finals 2018: Sameer Verma's chances of semi-final qualification appear bright; PV Sindhu gets challenging draw
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BWF World Tour Finals 2018: Sameer Verma's chances of semi-final qualification appear bright; PV Sindhu gets challenging draw

Sameer Verma has an even chance of scoring over all three of his opponents in Group B of the men’s singles, or at least ending second in the group. Sindhu, on the other hand, will have her hands full, trying to subdue at least two of the other three players in her pool.

BWF to vote on proposed new badminton scoring system, on-court coaching during AGM in May
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BWF to vote on proposed new badminton scoring system, on-court coaching during AGM in May

The Annual General Meeting of the BWF will consider a proposal to change the current system from three games of 21 points to five games of 11 points

Australian Open 2018: Novak Djokovic compares tennis to an industry, expresses concern for players' welfare
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Australian Open 2018: Novak Djokovic compares tennis to an industry, expresses concern for players' welfare

Djokovic said there should be rational conversations about rules that are imposed and that concern players' well-being.

Rafael Nadal pulls out of Brisbane International, but says he will compete at Australian Open
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Rafael Nadal pulls out of Brisbane International, but says he will compete at Australian Open

Reports casting doubt over Nadal's recovery from an injury to his right knee surfaced last week when he pulled out of an exhibition in Abu Dhabi this week.

Double fault? Roger Federer left red-faced as Jack Sock bares 'big' bottom at ATP Finals
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Double fault? Roger Federer left red-faced as Jack Sock bares 'big' bottom at ATP Finals

Roger Federer joked that he should have taken aim at Jack Sock after he escaped unscathed despite bizarrely turning his backside towards Federer in their clash.

ATP Finals: Roger Federer begins campaign against debutant Jack Sock as Rafael Nadal sweats over fitness
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ATP Finals: Roger Federer begins campaign against debutant Jack Sock as Rafael Nadal sweats over fitness

Roger Federer starts off at the ATP Finals against Jack Sock on Sunday before Alexander Zverev makes his eagerly-awaited debut against Marin Cilic.