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Indian shutters Keep Indian Hopes Alive at 2016 China Open

 April 22, 2016   R K Gupta

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With Kidambi Srikanth suffering another first-round defeat and Saina Nehwal skipping the China Grand Prix Gold tournament, India’s chances depend solely on quarterfinal performances of PV Sindhu in women’s singles, HS Prannoy in men’s singles and Jwala Gutta/Ashwini Ponnappa in women’s doubles. Besides Sriknath, India’s other opening round casualties were Parupalli Kashyap, Sameer Verma and […]

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Sindhu Shocks Xuerui Saina Goes Through but India’s Challenge Ends in Men’s Singles

 August 14, 2015   R K Gupta

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On an extraordinary day at World Badminton Championship tournament in Jakarta, there were huge upsets in several categories with some of the top seeds just scraping through to the quarterfinals. India’s 11th seeded women singles player PV Sindhu created one of the major upsets of the day by defeating no.3 seed and Olympic gold medalist […]

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Jwala, Ashwini Win Women Doubles’ Title at Canada GP, Lee Chong Wei Takes Men’s Crown

 June 29, 2015   R K Gupta

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Indian women’s doubles team of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnnappa culminated their successful run in the Canada Open Grand Prix Badminton tournament with a straight games victory in the title match against the Dutch duo of Eefge Muskens and Selena Piek on Sunday evening. Jwala/Ashwini had won the bronze medal in 2011 World Championship and […]

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Jwala Gutta – Ashwini Ponnappa Enter Canada Open Final, Lee Chong Wei in Men’s Final

 June 28, 2015   R K Gupta

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In the Canada Open Grand Prix being played at Calgary, India’s Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa continued their march and reached tournament final on Saturday. In semifinal, the Commonwealth Games silver-medal winners defeated Shiho Tanaka/Koharu Yonemoto of Japan 21-17, 21-16. For the title game on Sunday, the Indian duo will take on Netherlands’ Eefje Muskens/Selena […]

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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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Indian Badminton League (IBL): Perfect fortuitous for Awadhe Warriors to make it to semis!

 August 26, 2013   Kruti Mehta

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A win for Awadhe Warriors against the Mumbai Beats has given them the perfect fortuitous for making it to semis. They are currently placed on the 4th position with 12 points and a game left, whereas Krrish Delhi Smashers are on 3rd position with 13 points and no game left. At the same time, Banga […]

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