Badminton News

Korea Masters Preview: Saina Nehwal withdraws, Kidambi Srikanth eyes good show

Sain Nehwal decided to skip the Korea Masters but is likely to feature at the Syed Modi International World Tour Super 300 in Lucknow next week. Without her, there is no Indian participation in women's singles.

Kidambi Srikanth loses in semifinals of Hong Kong Open

Kidambi Srikanth, the last surviving Indian at the Hong Kong Super 500 tournament, lost his semifinal on Saturday.

Kidambi Srikanth enters semifinals of Hong Kong Open

Kidambi Srikanth, ranked 13th in the world, was leading by a game when Chen Long decided to concede the match, thus handing the Indian a place in the last-four of the Hong Kong Open.

Hong Kong Open: Kidambi Srikanth enters quarters; Sindhu, Kashyap, Prannoy ousted

Kidambi Srikanth, who slipped to the 13th spot in the latest rankings this week, notched up a 21-11, 15-21, 21-19 win over compatriot Sourabh Verma in the men's singles second round.

Hong Kong Open: Saina, Sameer, Praneeth ousted; Sindhu, Prannoy advance

Saina Nehwal's poor form of run continued with an opening-round exit from Hong Kong Open as she fell down to China's Cai Yan Yan in straight games.

I continue to coach as there is no succession plan in place: Pullela Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand, who has produced Olympic medallists Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu, among many other badminton stars for the country, bemoans the lack of a coaching ecosystem in the country.

Hong Kong Open: Sourabh Verma enters main draw, Kidambi Srikanth gets first round walkover

Sourabh Verma entered the men's singles main draw of the Hong Kong Open after clinching straight-game wins in his two qualifying clashes

Satwik-Chirag: Work in rapid progress

Satwik-Chirag chip away at the World No 1 ‘Minions’ even as they lost 21-16, 22-20 at the Fuzhou China Open 2019.

Satwik-Chirag lose in semifinals to end campaign at Fuzhou China Open 2019

The world number 9 Indian pair lost 16-21 20-22 to the top seeds and world number one Marcus and Kevin to bow out of the BWF World Tour Super 750 tournament.

Fuzhou China Open 2019 Semi-Finals Highlights: Satwik-Chirag settle for bronze after semi-final exit

Fuzhou China Open 2019 Semi-Finals, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty vs Marcus Gideon-Kevin Sanjaya highlights: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty lost their semi-final match 16-21, 20-22

Fuzhou China Open 2019 Men’s Doubles Semi-Finals Live Streaming: When and where to watch Satwik-Chirag vs Marcus-Kevin?

Satwik-Chirag vs Marcus-Kevin, Fuzhou China Open Badminton 2019 Semi-Finals Live Score Streaming: The Indian pair would hope to exact revenge against Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya after the defeat in the final of French Open.

India scale the Chinese wall

Li Jun Hui and Liu Yu Chen, playing as kings of their jungle at home in Fuzhou, China, are former world champions from 2018. Both uniformly 24 are being primed to lead China’s men’s doubles challenge at Tokyo Olympics next year at a nice winning age of 25.