Saina misses China Masters
Aug 21, 2009
Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday April 6, 2014
Lee Chong Wei thrashed world No.2 Chen Long of China 21-13, 21-17 to clinch his third India Open Super Series men's singles title in four years.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday April 4, 2014
Saina Nehwal lost 16-21, 14-21 to world No.2 Yihan Wang of China in India Open Super Series quarter-finals, while Parupalli Kashyap was no match for top seed Lee Chong Wei, who won 21-15, 21-13 to enter semi-finals.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday March 21, 2014
A drastic dip in form has caused Parupalli Kashyap to slide to World No.24 from a career-high of No.6 in May 2013. As a result, he faces a tough opener against China's Zhengming Wang at the USD 250,000 India Open Super Series from April 1-6.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday March 20, 2014
World No.9 PV Sindhu has been handed a tough draw in the country's premier badminton tournament but the Indian is confident of her chances against the current World No.3 and reigning All-England champion Shixian Wang of China, having beaten her in th...
Press Trust of India | Saturday March 15, 2014
World championship bronze medallist, PV Sindhu could not tame the fast emerging Chinese shuttler Sun Yu in the semifinals. PV Kashyap, seeded third, too slumped to a 17-21 11-21 loss to world number 27 China's Houwei Tian.
Press Trust of India | Thursday January 16, 2014
Saina fought hard before going down 21-16 10-21 19-21 to Yao Xue of China, while Sindhu lost to sixth seed Yeon Ju Bae of Korea 16-21 19-2.
Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday November 30, 2013
World No.11 Pusarla Venkata Sindhu easily overcame lower-ranked Qin Jinjing of China 21-13, 18-21, 21-19 in their first-ever encounter.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday November 14, 2013
While Saina Nehwal lost 21-16, 15-21, 17-21 to unseeded Sun Yu of China, Parupalli Kashyap was defeated 11-21, 12-21 by Kento Momota of Japan.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 13, 2013
The sixth seed Indian, Saina overcame Japan's Nozomi Okuhara 21-14 21-19 in a 39-minute opening match, while world number 12 Kashyap recorded his fourth victory over the eighth ranked Thai Boonsak Ponsana.
Press Trust of India | Monday November 11, 2013
Saina Nehwal's indifferent form saw her fail to defend her title at Switzerland, Thailand and Denmark and it reflected on her ranking too as she slipped to number seven late last month.
Press Trust of India | Sunday November 10, 2013
The 23-year-old Indian could not defend her title at the Denmark Open and also suffered an early exit from French Open. The dip in performance reflected in her ranking as she slipped to number seven late last month.
Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday November 10, 2013
World No.7 Saina, who will open her campaign against a qualifier, has been troubled by injuries this year. She had to withdraw from last years' China Open due to a knee injury and will be hoping to make a mark this year at the $350,000 fifth and f...
Press Trust of India | Friday October 11, 2013
Jwala Gutta learnt on Friday that her entry was not sent by the BAI for the China Open that starts November 12.
NDTVSports | Wednesday September 18, 2013
Olympic champion and top-seeded Li Xuerui of China, who was in Sindhu's side of the draw, gave a first round walkover to Japanese Aya Ohori. This means Sindhu, barring an upset, should easily make the semifinals.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday April 25, 2013
India's P.V. Sindhu on Thursday said she is waiting for top seed Saina Nehwal in the women's singles quarterfinals after winning her second round match against China's Sun Yu at the India Open Super Series here.
Press Trust of India | Friday April 12, 2013
Seeded 13th, Bhat, failed to pose any threat to Jen Hao Hsu, losing his round of 16 match 6-21 17-21 in 39 minutes. While Jayaram, seeded third, retired from his quarterfinal tie to hand over qualifier Xue Song of China a place in the last four stag...
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday April 2, 2013
Over 200 shuttlers from 18 countries including Malaysia, Indonesia, Denmark, Germany, England, China, Korea, Japan and hosts India have confirmed their participation as entries came to a close in March.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 12, 2013
Pantawane beat her Chinese Taipei opponent Ya Lan Chang 21-16 21-15 in only 26 minutes. She will meet Sun Yu of China in the second qualifying round.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday January 11, 2013
China's Li won 21-14, 15-21, 21-12 in 59 minutes, preventing Saina from bettering her record in the tournament where she also lost in the quarter-final in 2012.
Press Trust of India | Monday January 7, 2013
Reliving the experience of her win over reigning Olympic champion and World No 1 Xuerui of China in her own den at the China Open Super Series, Sindhu said that was the best moment of her career.