Sindhu in semis; Saina, Praneeth, Ashwini-Satwik exit Badminton Worlds

[Nanjing: Sai Praneeth B. of India plays a shot as he competes against Kento Momota of Japan in their men’s badminton quarterfinal match at the BWF World Championships in Nanjing, China, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. /PTI] Nanjing (China), Aug 3 : Women’s singles star P.V, Sindhu was the lone Indian to enter the semi-finals of […]

Sindhu in semis; Saina, Praneeth, Ashwini-Satwik exit Badminton Worlds

Nanjing (China), Aug 3 : Women’s singles star P.V, Sindhu was the lone Indian to enter the semi-finals of the Badminton World Championships, with Saina Nehwal, B. Sai Praneeth and the mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa losing in the quarter-finals here on Friday. Third seed Sindu, facing Japanese Nozomi Okuhara, who […]

Badminton World: Saina, Ashwini-Satwik lose in quarters

Nanjing (China), Aug 3 : India’s Saina Nehwal and the mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa lost in the quarter-finals of the Badminton World Championships here on Friday. Saina, the 10th seed, was outclassed by Spanish seventh seed and two-time world champion Carolina Marin, who cruised to a 21-6, 21-11 victory in […]

Badminton Worlds: Saina, Sindhu, Ashwini-Satwik, Praneeth in quarters

Nanjing (China), Aug 2 : India’s Saina Nehwal, P.V. Sindhu, B. Sai Praneeth and the mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa advanced to the quarter-finals, while Kidambi Srikanth suffered an upset in the pre-quarterfinals of the Badminton World Championships here on Thursday. Saina defeated Thai fourth seeded Ratchanok Intanon 21-16, 21-19 in […]

Saina advances at Badminton World Championships

[Nanjing: Saina Nehwal of India plays a shot against Aliye Demirbag of Turkey during their women’s badminton singles match at the BWF World Championships in Nanjing, China, Tuesday, July 31, 2018. /PTI] Nanjing (China), July 31 : Indian star Saina Nehwal defeated Aliye Demirbag of Turkey in straight games to enter the third round of […]

Saina, Srikanth advance at Badminton World Championships

Nanjing (China), July 31 : Indian stars Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth won their respective matches at the Badminton World Championships here on Tuesday. Saina defeated Aliye Demirbag of Turkey in straight games to enter the third round of the women’s singles category. Saina fought off a brave effort from her Turkish opponent to cruise […]