Indo-AsianNews Service | Monday July 21, 2014
Despite ace shuttler Saina Nehwal skipping the 20th Commonwealth Games, India will go into the Commonwealth Games with a lot of hope on the likes of second seed PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap and the doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa.
Press Trust of India | Friday June 27, 2014
While PV Sindhu, seeded eighth, lost 17-21 17-21 against Carolina Marin of Spain, sixth-seeded Saina Nehwal got the better of Eriko Hirose of Japan 21-18 21-9 in 47 minutes to set up a clash against world no. 2 Chinese shuttler Shixian Wang in the la...
Press Trust of India | Thursday June 26, 2014
As expected, world No. 8 Saina Nehwal had an easy outing against compatriot PC Thulasi, who she beat 21-18, 21-15 in a 42-minute battle, while eighth-seeded PV Sindhu took just 31 minutes to overcome Thailand's Nichaon Jindapon 21-13, 21-7.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday May 29, 2014
There were no other major changes concerning India as Parupalli Kashyap remained static at No. 21 with Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei leading the men's singles rankings.
Soumitra Bose | Saturday May 24, 2014
Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu lost the deciding doubles match as Japan came from behind to win the Uber Cup semis 3-2. India finished third for the first time in the competition.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday May 23, 2014
Saina Nehwal led India to its first-ever entry into the Uber Cup semis. She led India's charge as Indonesia were crushed 3-0 to set up clash against Japan in the last four.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 21, 2014
Saina Nehwal said her recent win over World No.4 Thai shuttler Ratchanok Intanon in the Uber Cup will give her a big boost ahead of the Super Series tournaments coming up in June.
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday May 20, 2014
Since India have already qualified for the quarter-finals with wins against Canada and Hong Kong, team management decided to field Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu in the doubles against Thailand. They will face Kunchala Voravichitchaikul and Sapsiree T...
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday May 19, 2014
Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and the doubles pair of Ashwini Ponappa and Jwala Gutta gave India an unassailable 3-0 lead before PC Thulasi and another doubles pair of Pradnya Gadre and N Siki Reddy made it 5-0.
Press Trust of India | Sunday May 18, 2014
Ratchanok Inthanon of Thailand, the reigning world champion, feels India will be a tough team to compete against in the ongoing Uber Cup, being played at New Delhi's Siri Fort Complex.
Press Trust of India | Saturday May 17, 2014
Chinese badminton coach Li Yongbo, however, admitted that India, Japan and Thailand are emerging stronger in badminton.
Press Trust of India | Monday May 12, 2014
PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal will bolster India's chances in the upcoming Li-Ning BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals.
Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday April 26, 2014
The 18-year-old PV Sindhu fought hard for one hour and 18 minutes before losing to the two-time reigning All England champion Shixian Wang 21-15, 20-22, 12-21 in the women's singles competition of the Badminton Asia Championship.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday April 25, 2014
PV Sindhu lost the first game 14-21 but came back strongly to win the next two games 21-13, 21-10 in 58 minutes against Ongbumrungpan Busanan of Thailand.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday April 24, 2014
World No.10 Sindhu overcame Japan's Eriko Hirose 14-21, 21-13, 21-18 for the first time in four meetings in a marathon women's singles match which lasted an hour and 13 minutes. In doubles, Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa beat Thai third seeds Aroon...
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 23, 2014
P.V. Sindhu beat Hong Kong's Cheung Ngan Yi 21-15, 15-21, 21-18 in the first round of Badminton Asia Championships, while Parupalli Kashyap registered a 21-14, 21-17 over Malaysia's Goh Soon Huat to enter pre-quarters.
Press Trust of India | Monday April 21, 2014
PV Sindhu will start her campaign against Cheung Ngan Yi in the women's singles, while in men's singles K Srikanth will start against Lin Dan.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday April 11, 2014
Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth played a marathon quarter-final lasting an hour and three minutes to overcome Hong Kong's World No.14 Hun Yu 17-21, 21-14, 21-19 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. However, his compatriots PV Sindhu and B Sai Praneeth c...
Press Trust of India | Thursday April 10, 2014
PV Sindhu, who won the Malaysia Open and Macau Open last year besides the prestigious World Championship bronze, prevailed over Japan's Shizuka Uchida 21-17 17-21 21-16 in a women's singles match of the Singapore Super Series. The Indian will next ta...
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday April 10, 2014
While PV Sindhu dropped to No.11 in the latest women's singles Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings, no Indian figures in the top-25 of the men's, women's and mixed doubles rankings.