PV Sindhu

Sindhu wins Syed Modi International badminton title

Playing in a depleted field due to multiple COVID-19 cases, top seed Sindhu hardly broke her sweat to get past Bansod 21-13 21-16 in a lop-sided title clash.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Sindhu cruises into second round of Syed Modi International

The 26-year-old from Hyderabad, who lost in the semifinals at India Open Super 500 last week, thrashed Tanya 21-9 21-9 in a lop-sided contest at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium.

published on : 19th January 2022

Post Indian Open loss, Sindhu looks to end title drought at Syed Modi International

The former champion will be itching to settle her scores against Supanida, whom she is likely to face again at the semifinals at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium here.

published on : 18th January 2022

India Open: Sindhu and Lakshya reach semifinals

Sen lost the first game against Prannoy, but came back strongly in the next two to win the quarterfinal contest 14-21, 21-9, 21-14.

published on : 15th January 2022

Ashmita Chaliha stuns fifth seed Evgeniya Kosetskaya at India Open badminton tournament

Returning after the Covid break, Ashmita marked the occasion with an impressive display, beating World No 28 Evgeniya Kosetskaya of Russia in straight games ( 24-22, 21-16).

published on : 12th January 2022

India Open: Chaliha upsets fifth seed Kosetskaya, Sindhu also sails into second round

Unseeded Chaliha took just 31 minutes to get the better world number 28 Russian 24-22 21-16, while double Olympic medallist Sindhu cruised past compatriot Sri Krishna Priya Kudaravalli.

published on : 11th January 2022

Sindhu aims to fill cabinet with missing CWG, Asiad crowns in 2022 

The 2019 world champion looked subdued in the Thailand leg at the beginning of 2021 but she soon reached the final at Swiss Open before coronavirus forced the suspension of three Olympic qualifiers.

published on : 10th January 2022

India Open set to begin amid positive cases and pull-outs

After the British team withdrew a couple of days earlier, B Sai Praneeth and Dhruv Rawat were also forced to withdraw late on January 9, after their Covid test results returned positive.

published on : 10th January 2022

P V Sindhu keen to learn new skills and strokes as packed schedule awaits next year

The 26-year-old admitted that it was important not to drop the intensity even in training with just weeks left for the India Open that will mark the start of a busy year

published on : 29th December 2021

Badminton in 2021: Sindhu's journey to greatness, Srikanth's resurgence & Lakshya's emergence

In the Covid disrupted calendar year, with many events either cancelled or rescheduled, Indian shuttlers grabbed the opportunities that came to them even though a title win remained elusive.

published on : 23rd December 2021

BWF rankings: Srikanth returns to the top 10

Lakshya Sen, who also secured a maiden bronze at World Championship in his first campaign at the event, jumped two spots to the 17th place but B Sai Praneeth slipped two places to the 18th spot.

published on : 22nd December 2021

PV Sindhu appointed BWF's Athletes' Commission member 

The 26-year-old former world champion was named alongside five others who will serve as members till 2025.

published on : 20th December 2021

Sindhu fails to defend World Championships title, loses to Tai Tzu in quarterfinals

Sindhu found it difficult to match Tai Tzu's speed, court coverage and drop shots as has been the case many times earlier though the Indian produced some fine cross-court smashes.

published on : 17th December 2021

Visa issue prevents singles badminton coach Siyadatullah from travelling to Spain

The Hyderabad-based coach, who was earmarked for the assignment, has still not got his visa so he will be speaking to the players via Zoom throughout the championships.

published on : 13th December 2021

In-form PV Sindhu eyes title defence at World Championships

The 26-year-old from Hyderabad will now look to cap the season with a successful defence of her maiden World championship title, which she had claimed two years ago in Basel, Switzerland.

published on : 11th December 2021
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