PV Sindhu Korea open

P V Sindhu in Semis of Korean Open, Sameer Ousted

 September 16, 2017   Arunesh Varade

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Continuing her magnificent form from the recently concluded World Championships, P V Sindhu eased past Japan’s Minatsu Mitani in the quarterfinals of Korean Open. The match lasted for little over an hour and turned into the favour of the Indian by 21-19, 16-21, 21-10. P V Sindhu does it again Mitani went into the half-time […]

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NG Ka Long and Tai Tzu Ying Win Hong Kong Super-Series

NG Ka Long and Tai Tzu Ying Win Hong Kong Super-Series Amid Another Chinese Whitewash

 November 27, 2016   R K Gupta

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India’s PV Sindhu and Sameer Verma failed to cross the last hurdles on Sunday after their incredible run in the 2016 Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong Super-Series Tournament at Kowloon. Taiwan’s Tai Tzu Ying won the women’s crown while home star NG Ka Long Angus created history by becoming the first player from the host country […]

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India’s PV Sindhu & Sameer Verma Reach Hong Kong Finals

 November 26, 2016   R K Gupta

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India’s PV Sindhu and Sameer Verma earned the distinction of entering women and men’s singles finals of 2016 Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong Open on Saturday.  While Sindhu played a vastly improved game compared to her quarterfinal on Friday, Sameer sprang HK Open’s biggest surprise by outlasting Denmark’s world no.3 Jan O Jorgensen. In the other […]

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Indian badminton players

Indian badminton players reach Hong Kong Super-series quarterfinals

 November 25, 2016   R K Gupta

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Saina Nehwal surpassed her own expectations by reaching the quarterfinals of the Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong Super-series tournament on November 24. Other Indian shuttlers joining the former world no.1 in the quarterfinals were; PV Sindhu in women’s singles and Sameer Verma and Ajay Jayaram in men’ singles. If the two Indian women could win their […]

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Vietnam Open Badminton

Sameer Verma is Now the Lone Indian in 2015 Vietnam Open Badminton

 August 28, 2015   R K Gupta

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Sameer Verma had to fight in his third round match against compatriot Shreyansh Jaiswal like a hardened foe in the 2015 Vietnam Grand Prix badminton tournament. After losing the first game, Verma had to bring out his best to overcome the feisty 19-year old Jaiswal before he could force a decider. Then he took the […]

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Vietnam Open Badminton

At Least One Indian Slated to Reach Quarterfinals of 2015 Vietnam Open Badminton

 August 27, 2015   R K Gupta

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The highest ranked player in the 2015 Vietnam Open is Indonesia’s Tommy Sugiarto, who is expectedly through to the quarterfinals. The BWF tournament at Ho Chi Minh City falls under the second-tier Grand Prix category and that is the reason why top stars have given it a skip. India’s Ajay Jayaram was seeded fourth but […]

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Chinese-Taipei 2015 Kidambi Srikanth

Poor Show by Indians at 2015 Chinese-Taipei Grand Prix Gold Badminton Tournament

 July 17, 2015   R K Gupta

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Indian badminton stars Kidambi Srikanth, Sameer Verma and PV Sindhu lost their second round matches at the $200,000 Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold tournament at Taipei on Thursday. The Taiwanese GPG tournament has a rich field in men, women single’s and other categories with most top players participating. While India’s Saina Nehwal opted to […]

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Sameer Verma

Sameer Verma Shocks No.5 seed Vittinghus at Yonex Sunrise India Open on Day 2

 March 26, 2015   R K Gupta

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The second day at the Yonex-Sunrise India Open brought cheers to Indian badminton fans from a totally unexpected quarter. At the Siri Fort Complex in New Delhi, young Sameer Verma created waves by handing a shock defeat to Denmark’s Hans-Kristian Vittinghus in two games. On the same day, Chinese Taipei’s no.4 seed Chou Tien Chen […]

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