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newsbadminton2 days ago

I'm definitely in the race for 2021 Tokyo Olympics, asserts Saina Nehwal

Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal has asserted that she is all geared up and working hard for the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics. The Olympic medallist is all set to make her comeback in professional badminton during the BWF Asian Tour which has been pushed back to January 2021.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Not thinking about qualifying for the Olympics, reveals Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal stated that she is not thinking about qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics as of now, rather she is trying improving her fitness and taking care of her injuries going forward. The Olympic Bronze medallist, who is the 22-ranked player in the world, pulled out of the Denmark Open recently.
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newsbadminton3 months ago

Badminton national camp kick-starts in Hyderabad ahead of Thomas and Uber Cup

The national badminton camp for players preparing for the Thomas and Uber Cup has started in Hyderabad, on Monday. Meanwhile, P.V. Sindhu has already opted out of the Uber Cup due to personal reasons, even though she hasn’t informed her participation in the Denmark Open 1 and Denmark Masters.
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newsbadminton4 months ago

Badminton is the most developed sport in India in the past decade, claims Pullela Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand has stated that Badminton is the most flourishing sport in India, given the fact of how the game has developed in India in the past decade. The former All England champion started coaching in 2004 when there weren’t enough courts in Hyderabad, but the scene has changed now.
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newsbadmintona year ago

Saina Nehwal suffers another first-round exit at China Open

Saina Nehwal’s lackluster run of form continued as she crashed out in the opening round of the China Open at Fozhou on Wednesday to local favourite Cai Yan Yan in straight games. However, her husband Parupalli Kashyap moved through to the second round after a comfortable 43-minute win.
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newsbadmintona year ago

Satwik and Chirag enter top 10 rankings after dream run at French Open

India’s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty reclaimed a spot in the top 10 of the latest badminton rankings after their dream run at the BWF French Open. Despite their quarter-final exits, PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal maintained their spot at sixth and ninth respectively.
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reportbadmintona year ago

SaarLorLux Open | Kiran George, BM Rahul Bharadwaj register easy wins in round 1

Indian shuttlers Kiran George and BM Rahul Bharadwaj have won their respective first-round matches convincingly at the ongoing SaarLorLux Open Badminton tournament in Saarbrucken, Germany. India’s mixed doubles duo of Rohan Kapoor and Sanjana Santosh have bowed out from the tournament.
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newsbadmintona year ago

BWF French open | Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty enter men’s doubles final

India's top men's doubles pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty defeated Japanese duo of Hiroyuki Endo and Yuta Watanabe to advance to the finals of the French Open BWF Super 750 in Paris on Saturday. The duo is the only remaining Indian representation at the French Open.
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newsbadmintona year ago

BWF French Open | PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal bow out, doubles duo enters semis

Ace Indian women shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal bowed out of the ongoing French Open badminton tournament after losing their respective quarter-final matches on Friday. Meanwhile, India’s top-ranked doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty entered the semi-finals.
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reportbadmintona year ago

BWF French Open | Satwiksairaj-Chirag Shetty beat World Champions in men’s doubles; Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu enter quarter-finals

India’s top men’s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty went on to beat World Champions Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan in the pre-quarters of the French Open. Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu have also made it to the quarter-finals of the ongoing BWF event in Paris.
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