The Long Read: Indian badminton’s flavour of 2022 Lakshya Sen’s shopping list is more organised to save time, his playlist pruned to help him focus better, his fitness sharper and his strangling game robust as he strides towards a peak.
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Against tall Russian Sergey Sirant on Friday, Mithun played it very steady, winning 11-21, 21-12, 21-18 in the Syed Modi semifinal
Takes pace off and minimises errors to beat World Champion Loh in title clash on home turf.
Men’s doubles pair goes outside its comfort zone to defeat celebrated Indonesians & clinch India Open title.
The big names of badminton are hibernating alright. But a succession could be underway, as an early 20s young brigade finds its feet.
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Lakshya Sen nicked bragging rights off HS Prannoy who started furiously, but couldn’t hulk out and play the enforcer in the decider, going down 14-21, 21-9, 21-14.
A 21-17, 21-9 against an opponent she grew up idolising points to a good future for Malvika Bansod.
Among those whose RT-PCR tests were found positive, only World Championship silver medallist Srikanth and former CWG doubles champion Ponappa were housed at the official hotel.
Mithun Manjunath is from the Prakash Padukone academy; Malvika Bansod has never played Saina before.
Ashmita Chaliha’s talent was never in doubt, and her win over 5th seed Kosetskaya at India Open could kick her career into gear
The India Open of 2022 gives Sindhu, a five time World's and double Olympic medallist, that rare title opportunity, on a platter.
With Kean Yew in backyard, K Srikanth has a chance to take revenge
🔴 The top Indonesian doubles pairing of former Olympic medallists Hendra Setiawan and Mohamad Ahsan, as well as top Malaysians Ong Yew Sin and Teo Ee Yi, have also flown in for the year's first World Tour event in which around 220 players are slated to take part.
Newly crowned men's singles champion Loh Kean Yew of Singapore has already arrived for the January 11-16 meet, where he is seeded fifth.
Dean Elgar is a chip off the old block - tough men captaining the Proteas, doggedly and proudly, carrying forward the baton of a magnificent Test playing nation. This week's quiz is on 5 captains since SA's readmission from the Apartheid years.
This week’s quiz is on 5 captains since SA’s readmission from the Apartheid years.
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He is a former World No.1, but the Worlds silver was an important pit stop in Srikanth’s journey as he finds ways to pull off victories again.
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This silver and the contest for gold were settled by speed, of the quality and quickness that has not been seen on badminton courts since Lee Chong Wei retired.
Despite the 15-21, 20-22 loss to Loh Kean Yew, reaching the final will help the Indian believe he can match the very best players again.
Singapore's Loh Kean Yew, 24, beat Viktor Axelsen in Round 1 and has been compared to the very fast Lee Chong Wei
Edges out spunky Lakshya Sen 17-2, 21-14, 21-18 in semis; India now has had a finalist in every edition since 2015, 4 times women and 1 man