Kidambi Srikanth

Shuttle of concern

Indian singles shuttlers are experiencing a tough phase. Even the ever-reliable Sindhu has toiled this year. With the Olympic qualification period on, Anmol Gurung takes a look at what’s ailing them..

published on : 21st May 2023

Players,coaches should gird up to avoid blues

Indian badminton is struggling. If 2022 was a watershed moment with some astonishing results (the men’s team won the Thomas Cup, for example), this year’s performance chart has hit a trough.

published on : 18th April 2023

Ace shuttlers Saina, Srikanth make first round exits from Malaysia Open

Having lost the first game, Saina, who has slipped to world number 30, fought back to force a decider in a women's singles first-round match.

published on : 10th January 2023

Sindhu, Prannoy lead India's challenge at Singapore Super 500

Making a comeback after the Indonesia Open last month, Srikanth also has an easy draw after the pullout of world No.1 and Olympic champion Viktor Axelsen.

published on : 11th July 2022

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth enter badminton finals at Commonwealth Games

Saina Nehwal will play either compatriot P V Sindhu or defending champion Michelle Li of Canada in the finals.

published on : 14th April 2018

Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth get top seeding at Commonwealth Games 2018

HS Prannoy will start his tournament with a second-round clash with the winner of the match between Mauritius' Paul Christopher Jean and Seychellois Steve Malcouzane.

published on : 3rd April 2018

Common goal for star shuttler duo PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth

Srikanth & Sindhu admit lack of practice time post All England but prepared for tough fight ahead of CWG

published on : 27th March 2018

After French Open triumph, shuttler Kidambi Srikanth says he is not chasing world top spot

The ace shuttler might well be on course towards elusive World No 1 ranking but does not want to lose sleep over it.

published on : 29th October 2017

Indian badminton sensation Kidambi Srikanth wins French Open, fourth Superseries title this year

Sunday's win helped the eighth-seeded Indian to improve his head-to-head statistics against the unseeded Japanese to 2-0. 

published on : 29th October 2017

Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Ashwini-Sikki advance at French Open

Saina Nehwal defeated Line Hojmark Kjaersfeldt of Denmark 21-14, 11-21, 21-10 in 50 minutes at French Open.

published on : 26th October 2017

Look to be in best shape for tournaments in 2018: Kidambi Srikanth

Srikanth says he would be cutting down on the number of tournaments he competes in to be in best shape for the marquee events.

published on : 23rd October 2017

PV Sindhu to lead Indian campaign at Korea; Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth skip

PV Sindhu will open her campaign against Hong Kong's Cheung Ngan Yi in women's singles competition at Korea Super Series.

published on : 11th September 2017