Lakshya Sen

Badminton: Sen on top of his game

This year has been a landmark one for ace player Lakshya Sen, who regained his ranking of World Number 6, which is his career’s best. The Arjuna awardee chats with CE about his milestone moments    

published on : 30th November 2022

BWF rankings: Lakshya Sen regains career-best sixth spot, Gayatri-Treesa breaks into top 20

Lakshya Sen, the 21-year-old from Almora who had a stellar run this season, has 75,024 points from 23 tournaments.

published on : 29th November 2022

Denmark Open: Lakshya Sen loses in quarterfinals to Japan's Kodai Naraoka

Interestingly, it was Sen, who had defeated him in the 2018 Youth Olympics semifinals, their last meeting.

published on : 22nd October 2022

Badminton: Win against Singapore's Loh Kean Yew gives Prannoy high

The highly-touted Loh Kean Yew, seeded No 8, was Prannoy’s latest victim on Thursday.

published on : 2nd September 2022

Srikanth stuns World No 4 in Japan Open

Wednesday was a day that belonged to Kidambi Srikanth from India’s perspective. The former World No 1 showed why he’s such a dangerous opponent to come up against.

published on : 1st September 2022

Srikanth wins, Lakshya exits from Japan Open

Srikanth, a former world number 1, recovered from his early exit from last week's World Championships, to outwit fifth seed Lee 22-20 23-21 in his men's singles opener which lasted 37 minutes.

published on : 31st August 2022

BWF World Championships: Lakshya wins, Praneeth loses

Lakshya, seeded ninth, played some exceptional cross-court returns from deep forehand to trouble the 36-year-old Danish, who had come into the match with a 2-1 head-to-head count against the Indian.

published on : 22nd August 2022

BWF Worlds: Onus on Lakshya, Prannoy in Sindhu's absence

Sindhu is a colossal figure in the BWF's most prestigious and competitive tournament, but an ankle injury en route to a maiden CWG title dashed her hopes of travelling to Tokyo.

published on : 21st August 2022

Commonwealth Games: Gold smash

From bronze to silver and now gold, 21-year-old ace shuttler Lakshya Sen has etched his name in history at the Commonwealth Games 2022 with the crown of champion in the Men’s single category

published on : 11th August 2022

Commonwealth Games 2022: Happy ending as shuttlers put up golden service

Sindhu, Lakshya and doubles pair of Satwiksairaj & Chirag win on final day to help shuttlers finish on top in Birmingham.

published on : 9th August 2022

Badminton in Commonwealth Games 2022: Of Sindhu's greatness and Lakshya evolution

It's the quadrennial extravaganza in Paris, two years from now, where the duo would like to have 'an evening' to remember.

published on : 9th August 2022

CWG: Shuttler Lakshya Sen captures 20th gold for India in men's singles

Sen fought brilliantly on his way to victory. He won the match by 19-21, 21-19 and 21-16. He took on the Malaysian challenge head-on and toiled his way towards the ultimate prize.

published on : 8th August 2022

Commonwealth Games: Srikanth, Gayatri-Treesa win bronze medals; Sindhu, Sen one step away from maiden gold

Srikanth prevailed over Singapore's world number 87 Jia Heng Teh 21-15 21-18 to claim a bronze medal to go with the silver that he had won four years ago in Gold Coast.

published on : 8th August 2022

Sindhu, Srikanth, Sen sail into quarterfinals in Commonwealth Games

Sindhu, a silver medallist at the 2018 edition, expectedly faced no resistance from Uganda's Husina Kobugabe, winning 21-10 21-9 in her pre-quarterfinal match.

published on : 6th August 2022

CWG 2022: Lakshya Sen & Co too good for Lankans, enter KO round

It was veteran Ashwini Ponnappa and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy who took the court in the mixed doubles match.

published on : 31st July 2022

CWG: India steamroll Sri Lanka 5-0, qualify for knockouts in mixed team badminton

A day after blanking Pakistan 5-0, India notched up another convincing win to go top of group A and qualify for the quarterfinals with one tie still remaining in the league stage of the competition.

published on : 30th July 2022

Commonwealth Games 2022: Shuttlers geared up for top service  

Clubbed in Group 1 alongside three other teams, India will begin their title defence against Pakistan. The other teams in the group are Australia and Sri Lanka.

published on : 29th July 2022

Unfinished business: Lakshya Sen ready to dazzle in Birmingham again

It turned out to be an important year for Sen, he won the Youth Olympics mixed team gold, became the Asian Junior Champions in Jakarta and also secured a bronze at the World Junior Championships.

published on : 20th July 2022

PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen eye consistency as focus shifts to Indonesia Open

PV Sindhu and rising star Lakshya Sen will seek consistency as they lead the Indian charge at the Indonesia Open Super 1000 badminton tournament.

published on : 13th June 2022

Sindhu, Sen enter quarterfinals of Indonesia Masters Super 500

A tough quarterfinal awaits fourth-seeded Sindhu as she will take on the winner of the match between Thailand's fifth seed Ratchanok Intanon and Kirsty Gilmour of Scotland.

published on : 9th June 2022
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