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Mary Kom reaches India Open semifinal, to face Nikhat Zareen

Such was the aura of 'Magnificent' Mary Kom that even her opponent, Mala Rai of Nepal, showed no regret in the loss and was seen sporting a broad smile hugging the Indian boxing idol in excitement after the defeat.

Mary Kom to make competitive debut in 51kg at home at India Open

Mary Kom had opted out of the Asian Championships last month in order to prepare for the World Championships as the event will serve as good preparatory ground for Olympic qualification."I have been preparing well for 51kg category," she said.

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Pullela Gopichand: Hope we get the 2020 Olympics slots at the earliest, so there’s no mad rush at the end

Judging by the performances at the India Open, Kidambi Srikanth, Parupalli Kashyap, B Sai Praneeth, Sameer Verma and HS Prannoy could realistically get on the plane to Tokyo.

India Open Badminton: Title wait grows on Kidambi Srikanth

Clinical Viktor Axelsen snuffs out the Indian’s elusive silverware-bid and shows he is miles behind the elite shuttlers of the world.

Kidambi Srikanth seals final spot, PV Sindhu crashes out at India Open

Former champion Kidambi Srikanth reached title round after a 17-month drought but PV Sindhu bowed out after losing a close semifinal contest at the USD 350,000 India Open in New Delhi on Saturday.

India Open: Zhang Beiwen battles fund crunch, lack of training to pursue badminton dream

Zhang Beiwen said she has not got any help from the US national badminton federation and has to rely on self-funding and prize money from competitions.

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India Open: How Frenchman Leverdez found a second wind after one famous win

Though the Frenchman had beaten the three-time Olympic silver medallist previously – at the Denmark Open the year before – this was the World Championships where the cream comes out on top. But Leverdez had not read that script.

India Open: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth advance to second round

India's Subhankar Dey produced the biggest upset of the Yonex-Sunrise India Open so far, knocking out fourth seed Indonesian Tommy Sugiarto.

India Open: Pair from Egypt faces an uphill task

On Tuesday, they defeated the American sisters of Thai origin, Sydney and Ariel Lee, 21-9, 21-15 in just 20 minutes.

India Open: On doubles day, a single bright spot

Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy stun higher-ranked Chinese duo as other Indian pairs bow out in the first round.

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