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Lakshya is back on the mark

Updated on Jul 11, 2023 07:57 AM IST

Injuries and a coaching change derailed him but he is now back to winning ways

Lakshya Sen hits a return against Kidambi Srikanth during their men's singles match at the Indonesia Open badminton tournament in Jakarta.(AFP)
By, New Delhi

Lakshya Sen wins Canada Open 2023, beats Li Shi Feng in straight games

Lakshya Sen secured a confident straight games win over the world no. 10, defeating him 21-18, 22-20.

File photo of Lakshya Sen in action(AFP)
Published on Jul 10, 2023 06:59 AM IST

Sen sails into final, Sindhu suffers semifinal loss to Yamaguchi in Canada Open

The 21-year-old Indian, who claimed a bronze at the 2021 World Championships, will face China's Li Shi Feng in the final on Sunday.

Lakshya Sen defeated Kenta Nishimoto to enter final at Canada Open(AFP)
Published on Jul 09, 2023 04:31 PM IST

PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen register contrasting wins to enter Canada Open semis

Sindhu stamped her authority over Fang Jie to register her first victory in four meetings. Sen staved off a spirited fight from German qualifier Julien Carraggi

PV Sindhu(AP)
Published on Jul 08, 2023 10:08 AM IST

PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen enter quarterfinals of Canada Open

Sindhu advanced to the last eight after her opponent Natsuki Nidaira of Japan gave her a walkover, Sen notched up a 21-15 21-11 win over Brazil's Ygor Coelho.

India's PV Sindhu(AFP)
Published on Jul 07, 2023 12:03 PM IST

PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen enter second round of Canada Open

While Sindhu, seeded fourth, eased into the next round with an easy 21-16 21-9 win over Canada's Talia NG, Sen had to dig deep to stun the second seed.

Lakshya Sen of India hits a return(AFP)
Published on Jul 06, 2023 10:27 AM IST

PV Sindhu drops to No. 15 in BWF rankings; Prannoy remains top Indian shuttler

Sindhu is currently ranked 15th in the world while HS Prannoy continues to be the highest-ranked Indian shuttler.

India's PV Sindhu(AFP)
Published on Jul 05, 2023 09:09 AM IST

Indian shuttlers to leave for Indonesia on Tuesday for Junior Asia Championships

The continental Championships is scheduled to be held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia from July 7 to 16.

The 18-member Indian squad that will take part at the Junior Asia Championships in Indonesia.
Published on Jul 03, 2023 08:18 PM IST
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PV Sindhu requests SAI to appoint Muhammad Hafiz Hashim as coach

The two-time Olympic medallist has been training under the former All England champion for the past two weeks in Hyderabad

PV Sindhu sent a letter to the authorities on Monday asking the Malaysian to be appointed as her coach under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS)(PTI)
Published on Jun 30, 2023 10:55 PM IST
By, New Delhi

HS Prannoy loses in quarterfinals of Taipei Open

Coming into the match with a 6-5 head-to-head record, third seed Prannoy matched his rival in the beginning but as the match wore on, he crumbled.

Prannoy played some good-looking jump smashes to wriggle out of situations(AP)
Published on Jun 23, 2023 07:00 PM IST

Prannoy advances to Taipei Open quarterfinals

The world number nine will play Hong Kong's fifth seed Angus Ng Ka Long in the last eight stage.

HS Prannoy in action(AP)
Published on Jun 22, 2023 03:01 PM IST

Prannoy, Kashyap sail into pre-quarters of Taipei Open

Prannoy hardly broke a sweat as he took just 26 minutes to dispatch local shuttler Lin Yu-hsien. Kashyap too notched up an easy 21-15 21-16 over Samuel Hsiao.

HS Prannoy in action.(Getty Images)
Published on Jun 21, 2023 05:53 PM IST

'Two guys with high quality hitting’, Gopichand hails Satwik-Chirag

The chief national badminton coach said the doubles pair winning the Indonesian Open title only highlighted their world class abilities

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty celebrate after defeating Malaysia's Aaron Chia and Wooi Yik Soh(BAI Media Twitter)
Updated on Jun 20, 2023 06:44 PM IST
By, New Delhi

HS Prannoy to lead India's challenge in Taipei Open badminton

World No.9 Prannoy is seeded third here and will take on a qualifier in the men's singles opening round of the BWF World Tour Super 300 event.

HS Prannoy put up an impressive display at the Indonesia Open, a Super 1000 tournament, making it to the semifinals(Twitter/PRANNOYHSPRI)
Published on Jun 19, 2023 03:48 PM IST

Satwik-Chirag make Indian badminton history

India's top doubles pair upstages Malaysian world champions in the Indonesian Open final, becoming the first Indians to win a Super 1000 tournament title

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty pose for a photo with their medals and awards after defeating Malaysia's Aaron Chia and Wooi Yik Soh(BAI Media Twitter)
Updated on Jun 19, 2023 08:29 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Satwiksairaj, Chirag's tryst with history continues with maiden Super 1000 title

Satwik and Chirag beat the world champions 21-17, 21-18 to become the first ever Indians to lift a Super 1000 title.

India's Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, right, with Chirag Shetty celebrate after winning men's doubles final match at Indonesia Open (AP)
Updated on Jun 18, 2023 05:12 PM IST

Indonesia Open Highlights: Satwik-Chirag win historic first Super 1000 final

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty vs Aaron Chia/Soh Wooi Yik Highlights, Indonesia Open: Follow highlights of men's doubles final match from Jakarta.

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty vs Aaron Chia/Soh Wooi Yik Highlights Indonesia Open 2023(AP)
Updated on Jun 18, 2023 03:34 PM IST

Satwik-Chirag in Indonesia Open final, HS Prannoy eliminated

India’s top doubles pair rallied brilliantly to beat their Korean opponents in three games, but HS Prannoy lost to Olympic champion Viktor Axelson in the semis

Once they conceded the lead, Satwik and Chirag were forced to play a catch-up game.(AFP)
Updated on Jun 17, 2023 11:30 PM IST

Indonesia Open: Satwik-Chirag, Prannoy win big, Srikanth bows out

Srikanth lost 14-21, 21-14, 12-21 against world No.10 Feng to exit from the competition. Satwik and Chirag then outwit Alfian and Adrianto 21-13 21-13.

India's Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, right, and Chirag Shetty play against Indonesia's Fajar Alfian and Muhammad Rian Ardianto during their men's doubles quarterfinal match at Indonesia Open(AP)
Updated on Jun 16, 2023 05:32 PM IST

Indonesia Open: Srikanth beats Lakshya in all-India duel, Sindhu exits

The win ensured Srikanth's dominance over his younger countrymate as he took his head-to-head record to 3-0 over Lakshya.

India's Kidambi Srikanth in action at the Indonesia Open(AP)
Published on Jun 15, 2023 12:09 PM IST

Indonesia Open: Lakshya, Srikanth enter second round in style

It will be curtains for either Lakshya or Srikanth in the next round, though, as they will take on each other.

India's Lakshya Sen returns a shot during his men's singles match against Hong Kong's Angus Ng Ka Long at the Malaysia Masters badminton tournament at Bukit Jalil Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, May 25, 2023. AP/PTI(AP05_25_2023_000205A)(AP)
Published on Jun 14, 2023 01:31 PM IST

PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy ease into Indonesian Open 2nd round

Sindhu beat Indonesia’s Gregoria Mariska Tunjung in straight games on a good day for India’s top players in Jakarta

PV Sindhu of India hits a return(AFP)
Updated on Jun 13, 2023 11:15 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Priyanshu, Arjun-Kapila duo exit Singapore Masters

The unseeded Rajawat, who had stunned world No. 15 Kanta Tsuneyama of Japan in the opening round, lost to Naraoka 17-21 16-21 in straight games.

India's Priyanshu Rajawat(AFP)
Published on Jun 08, 2023 06:06 PM IST

Amid age fudging, BAI to open window for age rectification

Under this one-time scheme, registered players who have an incorrect date of birth and/or discrepancy in their age can rectify it within a window of 20 days.

 Players whose age is successfully rectified will have their age records updated in the BAI database and website(AP)
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 12:04 AM IST

Lakshya Sen loses to Kunlavut Vitidsarn in Thailand Open badminton semis

The Indian began brightly to win the first game, but lapsed into errors against a familiar foe as the Thai player won the semi-final in three games

India's Lakshya Sen (AP)
Published on Jun 03, 2023 08:20 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Thailand Open: Lakshya Sen moves into the semis, Kiran George loses

Lakshya next faces a tough outing as he faces Thai second seed Kunlavut Vitidsarn for a place in Sunday’s final

India's Lakshya Sen in action(Action Images via Reuters)
Published on Jun 02, 2023 09:29 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Lakshya Sen, Kiran George advance in Thailand

Academy mates and friends Lakshya Sen and Kiran George made the last eight of the Super 500 event following straight-game wins at the Indoor Stadium Huamark.

India's Lakshya Sen in action(Action Images via Reuters)
Published on Jun 02, 2023 12:35 PM IST

HS Prannoy’s Malaysia win extends a new badminton tradition

India’s world No. 8 became the 10th different champion in as many BWF World Tour events in 2023. A look at why the game no longer about repeat champions

Indian shuttler HS Prannoy(Twitter/PRANNOYHSPRI)
Updated on Jun 01, 2023 07:44 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Thailand Open: PV Sindhu ousted in first round, Kiran George wins

Saina Nehwal won her first round in women's singles while favourites Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty entered the men's doubles second round

Kiran George scripted a stunning straight-game win over world number 9 at Thailand Open(BAI)
Updated on May 31, 2023 11:25 PM IST
By, New Delhi

HS Prannoy crowned Malaysia Masters champion, beats China's Hongyang in final

The 30-year-old wore down his younger Chinese opponent Weng Hongyang in a long-drawn final at Kuala Lumpur on Sunday.

HS Prannoy(AP)
Updated on May 29, 2023 09:05 AM IST
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