Saina Nehwal wants to skip next month's Asia Team Championship to prepare for the All England Championship but the BAI is trying to convince the Indian ace to play the event
A former World No 1, Marin had lost three finals in successive weeks early last year, which also saw her fighting fitness issues.
PV Sindhu and World No 3 Kidambi Srikanth will lead the Indian women's and men's team respectively at the Asian Team Championships to be held in Malaysia.
Indian mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy failed to cross the opening hurdle at the season-opening USD 350,000 Malaysia Masters, in Kuala Lumpur.
Hyderabad Hunters overcame a fighting Bengaluru Blasters 4-3 in a thrilling summit clash to claim their maiden title at the third Premier Badminton League.
Hyderabad Hunters beat Bengaluru Blasters 4-3 to lift Premier Badminton League 3 title.
The Blasters' star player Viktor Axelsen and their Mixed Doubles' pair of Kim Sa Rang and Sikki Reddy won the last two matches of the contest.
Marin, cheered on by a vociferous home crowd, overcame a fighting Sun Ji Hun 13-15, 15-10, 15-9 to oust Delhi Dashers.
B Sai Praneeth helped Hyderabad gain a crucial 1-0 lead against Delhi Dashers in the first semi-final of the third Premier Badminton League.
Mumbai Rockets ended the league with 10 points while Chennai Smashers finished with 12 points and are out of contention for the knockouts.
PV Sindhu's Chennai Smashers beat Bengaluru Blasters 3-2 in a Premier Badminton League (PBL) match in Chennai on Monday.
Expectations have sky-rocketed since her Rio Olympics silver medal and PV Sindhu says the only way to handle the huge responsibility is to practice till she achieves perfection in all her strokes.
Sai Praneeth posted a stunning 15-10, 15-10 victory over compatriot and World No. 3 Kidambi Srikanth to help Hyderabad Hunters seal their Premier Badminton League tie against Awadhe Warriors.
PV Sindhu joined forces with B Sumeeth Reddy to pull off a 15-14, 15-13 win against Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Lee Reginald to send the home fans into raptures.
North Eastern Warriors took an unbeatable 3-0 lead after three matches against Bengaluru Blasters.
Saina Nehwal kept Awadhe Warriors afloat in the tie against Mumbai Rockets in the Premier Badminton League in Lucknow on Thursday.
Chennai Smashers went down to Delhi Dashers after conceding a match due to ankle injury to Gabrielle Adcock in PBL.
HS Prannoy has described Taiwanese World No.1 player Tai Tzu Ying as a ninja warrior.
Tai Tzu-Ying — of that empowering power-abs reputation — is oblivious to this narrative we are weaving about grown-ups.
Saina Nehwal lost to world number one Tai Tzu Ying of China 15-5, 15-14 in the Premier Badminton League.
Viktor Axelsen staved off a strong challenge from World No.5 Korean Son Wan Ho as Bengaluru Blasters blanked Mumbai Rockets.
Sung Ji Hyun could not continue her winning streak against Carolina Marin as she went down 10-15,12-15.
Recovering from an ankle injury, star India shuttler Saina Nehwal said she will look to get back to her full fitness during the three weeks break after the India Open.
World Number 22 Tian Houwei believes focus on fitness also helped a turn around in fortune for India in the sport.
Saina Nehwal scripted a sensational comeback win over Michelle Li to guide Awadhe Warriors to an unassailable 4-0 lead over North Eastern Warriors.
PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal are the leading ladies in Indian badminton and draw large crowds whenever they face off.
HS Prannoy beat fellow Indian Sai Praneeth 15-10 15-8 in the second men's singles to give his team an unassailable 4-1 lead in the tie.
Viktor Axelsen of Denmark has slammed the BWF for next year's crammed calender and described the new service rule as ridiculous and unfair.
Superlative performances by Viktor Axelsen and Chen Wei Feng helped Bengaluru Blasters trounce Delhi Dashers 5-2.
PV Sindhu had achieved a career-best ranking of world no 2 for about two months in the latter half of the season.
Mulyo Handoyo apparently was not happy with the remuneration that he was getting in India.
Ashwini Ponnappa on Wednesday said there is no motivation for the youngsters to choose a career in the format.
The Delhi team, which was known as Delhi Acers in the last two editions, was officially rechristened to Delhi Dashers this season.
HS Prannoy, Sourabh Verma won their respective singles matches to help Ahmedabad Smash Masters thrash North Eastern Warriors' 4-1.
Kidambi Srikanth said he would look to stay fit next year in order to have a fair chance of clinching medals for the country in a hectic season.
PV Sindhu said that she is going to pick and choose tournaments next year after planning with her coach due to the cramped badminton calendar.