Akane Yamaguchi

Badminton number one Akane Yamaguchi beaten again as Japan bow out of Uber Cup

Akane Yamaguchi suffered a second defeat in three days at the Thomas and Uber Cup Finals in Thailand on Friday as Japan were dumped out in the semi-finals by South Korea.

published on : 13th May 2022

Indonesian teenager Bilqis Prasista beats top-ranked Akane Yamaguchi in badminton upset

Bilqis Prasista saw off world champion Akane Yamaguchi 21-19, 21-19 in 35 minutes at Bangkok's Impact Arena.

published on : 11th May 2022

Yamaguchi clinches gold; Thai pair win mixed doubles at the BWF World Championships

Yamaguchi, currently world No.3, becomes the second Japanese women player to win the BWF World Championships title in history.

published on : 19th December 2021

BWF World Tour: PV Sindhu beats Akane Yamaguchi in semis, will play An Seyoung in final

This was the 21st meeting between Sindhu and Yamaguchi and after this win, Sindhu leads the head-to-head record by 13-8.

published on : 4th December 2021

PV Sindhu to fight for gold as Saina Nehwal fetches bronze in Asian Games badminton

Syed Modi's bronze in men's singles at the 1982 Games in New Delhi was the only individual medal for India at the Asian Games.

published on : 27th August 2018

BWF World Superseries Finals: PV Sindhu loses to World No. 2 Yamaguchi in final

In the prestigious season-ending tournament finale, Sindhu played her hearts out before losing 21-15 12-21 19-21 to Yamaguchi in an energy-sapping summit clash that lasted an hour and 31 minutes.

published on : 17th December 2017