Shuttlers Jwala, Ashwini rise one spot in world rankings

New Delhi, May 5 : The 2010 Commonwealth Games champion duo of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa rose one rung to No.14 in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings in women’s doubles while the men’s doubles combo of Manu Attri and B. Sumeeth Reddy slipped a spot to be positioned at the 20th spot. In […]

Saina goes down to Yihan in Asia Championships semis

Wuhan (China), April 30 : Indian star Saina Nehwal crashed out against her fierce Chinese rival Yihan Wang in the semi-final of the Badminton Asia Championships here on Saturday. The 26-year-old Indian failed to match the sharp play from Yihan as she went down 16-21, 14-21 in 41 minutes at the Wuhan Sports Center. This […]

Saina goes down to Yihan in Asia Championships semis

Wuhan (China), April 30 : Indian star Saina Nehwal crashed out against her fierce Chinese opponent Yihan Wang in the semifinal of the Badminton Asia Championships here on Saturday. The 26-year-old Indian failed to match the sharp play from Yihan as she went down 16-21, 14-21 in 41 minutes at the Wuhan Sports Center. This […]

Saina enters semis of Badminton Asia Championships

Wuhan (China), April 29 : Indian star Saina Nehwal defeated World No.5 Shixian Wang of China to enter the women’s singles semi-finals at the Badminton Asia Championships here on Friday. Fifth seeded Saina outsmarted third seeded Shixian 21-16, 21-19 in 56 minutes at the Wuhan Sports Centre. With this win, 26-year-old Saina equalised 7-7 in […]

Saina enters semis of Badminton Asia Championships

Wuhan (China), April 29 : Indian star Saina Nehwal defeated World No.5 Shixian Wang of China to enter the women’s singles semi-finals at the Badminton Asia Championships here on Friday. Fifth seeded Saina outclassed third seeded Shixian 21-16 21-19 in 56 minutes to advance at the Wuhan Sports Centre. With this win, 26-year-old Saina equalised […]

Saina advances at Asian tourney

Wuhan (China), April 28 : Star Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal defeated Nitchaon Jindapol of Thailand in straight games in the pre-quarterfinals of the women’s singles category at the Asia Badminton Championship here on Thursday. The fifth seeded Saina did not face too many problems with her Thai opponent as she carved out a comfortable 21-14, […]