Srikanth Kidambi wins second consecutive Super Series title

Srikanth Kidambi wins second consecutive Super Series title

 June 26, 2017   Arunesh Varade

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Srikanth Kidambi finished off the Australian Open in style as he defeated Chen Long in an emphatic fashion. The Indian put up a dominating performance against the reigning Olympic champion. As a result, he took home the second consecutive super series title of the year. Breaking the jinx of five losses in his previous encounters with the […]

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Kidambi Srikanth storms into the finals of Australian Open

 June 25, 2017   Arunesh Varade

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Kidambi Srikanth has continued his successful run and sealed a spot in the third consecutive Super Series Final. He is only the sixth player in the history of badminton to achieve this rare feat. Srikanth extended his dominating run after defeating China’s Shi Yuqi in straight sets to enter the summit clash. Comfortable win for the Indian: […]

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Srikanth beats Praneeth, Sindhu-Saina out of Australian Open

 June 24, 2017   Arunesh Varade

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As the quarterfinal matches ended at the Australian Open World Superseries, Kidambi Srikanth was the last man standing for India. P. V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal bowed out of the tournament after fighting hard in their respective matches. Let’s see how things rolled out for them. Srikanth defeats Praneeth: It was a rematch of the Singapore Open […]

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Indian shuttlers at the Australian Open

A good day for Indian shuttlers at the Australian Open

 June 23, 2017   Arunesh Varade

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It was a great day for Indian shuttlers at the office on day 3 of the Australian Open Super Series. With all the singles players in the fray sailing through to the quarterfinals, the Indian contingent is looking strong. The Men’s Singles: To start off with the proceedings, the Indonesian Open champion Kidambi Srikanth was […]

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Saina Nehwal is the Australian Open Badminton Champion Vittinghus Takes Men’s Title

 June 12, 2016   R K Gupta

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After landing herself in a ditch for the first half hour, India’s Saina Nehwal worked her way to winning the Australian Super-Series final by defeating a feisty Sun Yu of China in women’s singles final. After losing the first game tamely, Saina also conceded an early lead to Yu in the second. Later, however, Saina […]

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Saina Nehwal Enters the Final of Australian Open Badminton Srikanth Gets Unlucky

 June 11, 2016   R K Gupta

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Saina Nehwal has entered a super-series final after a long time. But the manner in which she made her way for the title clash in Sydney’s Xiamenair Australian Badminton Super-series was creditworthy. The Indian was up against an opponent, who had always come in her way in the past. But on Saturday, Saina held the […]

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Carolina Marin

Carolina Marin and Chen Long Win Singles Titles, Chinese Allowed Only Two Top Spots on the Final Day of Star Australian Badminton Open

 June 1, 2015   R K Gupta

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The Chinese brigade, which figured in each of the five finals on the last day of the Star Australian was allowed only two titles in Star Australian BWF Super-series Tournament, which concluded at Sydney Olympic Park on Sunday. While women’s World Champion Carolina Marin showed her class in winning the final against Wang Shixian, world […]

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Saina Nehwal, Li Xuerui Sent Packing Out of Star Australian Open

 May 30, 2015   R K Gupta

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Shixian Wang proved too strong for world no.1 Saina Nehwal in their quarterfinal match. In two easy games lasting about 40 minutes, Wang’s fluidity on the court prevented Saina from finding her bearings as the Indian’s dream of defending her title lay in shatters. In another major upset on a fateful Friday, women’s top seed […]

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Saina Into Quarterfinals but Srikanth Jwala/Ashwini Bow Out of Australian Open

 May 29, 2015   R K Gupta

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Saina continued her march in the Australian Open Super Series badminton tournament. All matches in every category are tough because of the presence of all top stars in the prestigious tournament. For India’s ace shuttler and world no.1 Saina Nehwal, the second round match against Chinese Sun Yu was a hard grind. In a match […]

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Saina, Srikanth Storm into Second Round of Star Australian Open Badminton

 May 28, 2015   R K Gupta

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World no.1 and second seeded Saina Nehwal of India had an easy passage to the second round of the Star Australian Open Superseries, when she brushed aside a challenge by world no.67 Cheah Lyddia Yi Yu of Malaysia. Saina’s compatriot and fourth men’s seed Kidambi Srikanth had a tough encounter with Denmark’s Hans-Kristian Vittinghus and […]

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2Kings XI Punjab KXIP2112
3Mumbai Indians MI2112
4Rajasthan Royals RR1102
5Chennai Super Kings CSK3122
6Royal Challengers Bangalore RCB2112
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1Kento MOMOTA109,118 / 14
2CHOU Tien Chen80,548 / 20
3Anthony Sinisuka GINTING78,332 / 20
4Anders ANTONSEN78,012 / 16
5CHEN Long76,880 / 17