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BWF announces 2022 calendar, India to host three tournaments in January

India is going to host three back-to-back badminton tournaments in January 2022, as per the latest calendar released by the BWF. The first tournament of the year will be the India Open from January 11 to 16, followed by the Syed Modi International tournament, and lastly, newly added Odisha Open.
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newsbadmintona day ago

French Open 2021 | Kidambi Srikanth loses to Kento Momota again, Saina Nehwal injured

It was yet another heartbreak for India shuttler Kidambi Srikanth, as he lost his opening round match to world no.1 Kento Momota 18-21, 22-20, 19-21. Even though this was his 11th straight defeat against the Japanese shuttler, but Srikanth displayed signs of improving form in the match.
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newsbadminton4 days ago

PV Sindhu's loss at Denmark Open not a cause of worry, says Aparna Popat

Even though PV Sindhu lost her quarter-final match against South Korea's An Se-Young 21-12, 21-11 at the Denmark Open, former India international Aparna Popat feels that the Indian will come back stronger in tournaments to come. Popat also said that Sindhu is difficult to beat when on song.
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newsbadminton6 days ago

2021 Denmark Open | PV Sindhu and Sameer Verma eliminated, India's campaign comes to an end

India’s top shuttler PV Sindhu bowed out of the ongoing 2021 Denmark Open after suffering a loss to South Korea’s An Se-Young, in straight sets 21-11, 21-12, in their quarter-final clash, on Friday. On the other hand, Sameer Verma was forced to pull out of his quarter-final match owing to an injury.
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newsbadminton6 days ago

2021 Denmark Open | Sameer Verma shocks Anders Antonsen to reach quarter-final

India's Sameer Verma staged an unexpected win over world no. 3 Anders Antonsen in straight sets to qualify for the quarter-final, with scores of 21-14 21-18, in a match that lasted 50 minutes. On the other hand, PV Sindhu had already made it to the last eight, with a win over Busanan Ongbamrungphan.
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newsbadminton7 days ago

Denmark Open 2021 | PV Sindhu in quarters, Kidambi Srikanth bows out

Indian shuttlers endured a tough day at the Denmark Open on Thursday, with Kidambi Srikanth and the pair of Druv Kapila/Sikki Reddy crashing out of the competition in their second-round matches. Tokyo bronze medalist PV Sindhu managed to progress to quarters with a win over Busanan Ongbamrungphan.
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newsbadminton8 days ago

2021 Denmark Open | Saina Nehwal eliminated in opening round, Lakshya Sen scripts comfortable win

Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal was eliminated in the opening round of the 2021 Denmark Open by Japan’s Aya Ohori after losing straight sets. On the other hand, Lakshya Sen progressed to the second round with an inspiring 21-9, 21-7 win over compatriot Sourabh Verma in the men’s singles event.
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newsbadminton9 days ago

Standard set by Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu is impossible to match for next generation, claims Prakash Padukone

Former All England champion Prakash Padukone has stated that the standard set by PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal is quite difficult to match for the next generation players. Even though some of the current players are technically on par with them, Prakash feels that they lag behind in physicality.
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newsbadminton9 days ago

2021 Denmark Open | PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth progress to second round with easy wins

India’s ace shuttler PV Sindhu made a stunning return to the international circuit by winning her opening round match at the 2021 Denmark Open with an easy win over Turkey’s Neslihan Yigit 21-12, 21-10. Meanwhile, Kidambi Srikanth defeated compatriot B Sai Praneeth to progress to the second round.
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newsbadminton11 days ago

Dutch Open 2021 | Lakshya Sen loses in the final of the men's singles event

India’s upcoming badminton star Lakshya Sen was defeated in the final of the men’s singles event at the 2021 Dutch Open, on Sunday. The 20-year old was the defending champion in the meet and was also handed a top-seed this year, with the competition returning after a one-year gap.
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