Gopichand said from both players as well as coaches' point of view, tinkering with the points system was not advisable.
Indian women crush Thailand 3-2, gaining momentum with Saina’s win over Ratchanok.
Jwala-Ashwini, in their second innings as a pair, win crucial doubles tie against HK in Thomas and Uber Cup.
Women crush Canada 5-0 in Uber Cup opener but tougher tests await; Men go down 4-1 to Malaysia in Thomas Cup.
The onus will be on Saina and Sindhu if the team is to have a realistic chance of progressing in Uber Cup.
The London Olympics bronze medallist expressed confidence of the team making the semifinals of May 18-25 event.
Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa feel playing in team championships motivates them to make that extra effort on court.
Shuttle’s two legends and eternal rivals are cordial alright and they even jammed on same side of the net.
In the men’s singles, Gurusaidutt lost to Liu Kai of China 24-22, 9-21, 13-21.
Sindhu will next face Hirose Eriko of Japan in the next round. Hirose has a 3-0 lead against the Indian.
Lin Dan is playing only his second tournament since the London Olympics where he won gold.
Pressure got the better of Srikanth as he committed a number of unforced errors to hand the game to Lee.
Eight seed Sindhu started brightly before surrendering to the second seed and world number 3 Yihan Wang of China. It was a close battle between the two shuttlers, which the Chinese won 21-19 21-15 in 37 minutes.
Srikanth stuns World No.10 Tien Minh Nguyen to reach quarters; Sindhu makes last-16 too.
The London Olympic bronze medallist hardly had to break sweat in the opening game though.
The match swung one way and then another for an hour and twenty minutes before a smash finally gave Long the 21-15 21-23 21-19 win.
World No.2 improves record over Nehwal to 8-1 with QF win; Kashyap loses later to end Indian challenge.
He won 18-21, 23-21, 21-13, even as his opponent Dionysius Rumbaka of Indonesia appeared to pull a thigh muscle in the third game.
Saina will have to overturn 1-7 personal record against Yihan to make semis.
Kashyap beats World No. 7 Zhengming Wang but Sindhu bows out to All-England champion in first round.