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Thailand Open: Satwik the enforcer helps doubles stars earn its stripes

January 23, 2021 9:54 am

It's taken a while, but Indian doubles pairings have finally taken centrestage. Satwik-Ashwini beat their quarterfinal opponents World No.7 Malaysian opponents Peng Soon Chan--Liu Ying Goh 18-21, 24-22, 22-20 shirking off a couple of match points.

Thailand Open: Sameer Verma, mixed doubles pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Ashwini Ponnappa sail into quarterfinals

January 22, 2021 8:37 am

Sameer Verma advanced to the men's singles quarterfinals at the Toyota Thailand Open Super 1000 tournament after steam rolling Rasmus Gemke of Denmark in a second round match on Thursday.

B Sai Praneeth withdraws after testing positive for COVID-19, roommate Srikanth forced to pull out

January 20, 2021 11:01 am

Former world number one Kidambi Srikanth, who was sharing the room with Praneeth, was also forced to withdraw as per protocols laid down by the Badminton World Federation (BWF).

PV Sindhu, K Srikanth make impressive starts at Thailand Open

January 19, 2021 10:44 am

A week after being sent packing by Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt in the first event of the Asia leg, world champion Sindhu showed great discipline and focus to see off world no.12 Busanan 21-17 21-13 in the women's singles opener.

Thailand Open: Satwik-Chirag lose, but on an upward curve after a long time away

January 15, 2021 9:25 am

The Indians duo last played a tournament exactly a year back, having skipped the All England and then getting stuck in lockdown in separate cities.

Thailand Open: Hong Kong pairing withdraw after opponents' coach tests positive

January 15, 2021 6:26 am

In her Insta post, Tse Ying said that though the Germans had tested negative several times, the "incubation period of 21 days" posed a risk.

Thailand Open: Saina Nehwal loses in second round, injured Kidambi Srikanth gives walkover

January 15, 2021 6:26 am

Saina Nehwal was knocked out of the Yonex Thailand Open Super 1000 after losing the women's singles second round to Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan.

Thailand Open: Swab sticks cause '10 seconds of hell', surveillance spooks players

January 14, 2021 2:56 pm

TV 2 Sport of Denmark has been chronicling quarantine and isolation woes of Danish shuttlers. Russian doubles veteran Ivan Sozhonov was recorded by partner Vladimir Ivanov, literally shuddering while the testing official poked the swab stick fishing for a sample.

Thailand Open: Kidambi Srikanth progresses, Parupalli Kashyap retires midway

January 14, 2021 7:41 am

Kidmabi Srikanth sailed into the men's singles second round of the Thailand Open Super 1000 tournament but it was curtains for Parupalli Kashyap, who made an early exit on Wednesday.

We took unnecessary pressure after CWG success, says Thailand Open winner Chirag Shetty

August 08, 2019 1:27 pm

On a high after their maiden title triumph, Chirag has now trained his eyes on the upcoming World Championship in Basel, starting August 19.