Saina Nehwal

Time for India to find next Sindhu

BAI and its think tank re-strategise and invest in a long-term plan, focussing on a wide range of players from different parts of the country.

published on : 31st August 2022

BWF Worlds: Saina advances to pre-quarterfinals, Gayatri-Treesa too win

The Hyderabad shuttler dished out another gritty show on Tuesday as she recovered from 4-7 to turn the tables at 12-11 just after the interval.

published on : 23rd August 2022

Sindhu in semis; heartbreak for Saina, Prannoy in Singapore Open

Sindhu being the only Indian in fray now, it remains to be seen if the former world champion is able to make it all the way in the last event before the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

published on : 15th July 2022

Malaysia Masters: Sindhu moves to second round, Saina bows out

The seventh-seeded Sindhu took close to an hour to knock out China's He Bing Jiao 21-13 17-21 21-15 and move to the second round.

published on : 6th July 2022

Malaysia Open 2022: PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap win; Saina Nehwal loses

Sindhu, a former world champion, dished out a fine performance to outwit Thailand's world number 10 Pornpawee Chochuwong while Saina went down fighting against American Iris Wang.

published on : 29th June 2022

Tough reality for Saina, lack of depth worrying  

Saina Nehwal cried foul when the Commonwealth and Asian Games trials were announced. She criticised the timing and selection policy and did not participate in it.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Saina Nehwal slams BAI on scheduling dates of selection trials for Commonwealth, Asian Games

The BAI had announced selection trials from April 15 to April 20 with Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu qualifying directly on account of being ranked within the top 15.

published on : 15th April 2022

Commonwealth, Asian Games trials on; Saina not happy with BAI selection policy

As per BAI selection policy, it is mandatory for Saina, who’s World No 23, to take part in order to have any chance of selection.

published on : 15th April 2022

Saina Nehwal decides to skip selection trials for CWG, Asian Games

Saina Nehwal, a two-time CWG gold medallist and 2012 London Olympics bronze medallist, has informed the BAI about her decision to skip the trial.

published on : 12th April 2022

Saina Nehwal exits Swiss Open 

The 23rd-ranked Indian could not maintain the consistency she showed in the first game to lose 21-17, 13-21, 13-21 against her 64th-ranked opponent on Thursday night.

published on : 25th March 2022

All England Open Championships: Lakshya Sen wins; Sindhu, Saina and Srikanth out

Lakshya Sen has been operating with new-found verve in recent times, accounting for some big names in the world of badminton in the process.

published on : 18th March 2022

Lakshya Sen stuns world no 3 Antonsen to enter All England quarterfinals; Sindhu, Saina out

Antonsen is a two-time medallist at World Championships in 2019 Basel and 2021 Huelva. World no 7 Sindhu, however, made an early exit after going down 19-21 21-16 17-21 to left-handed Takahashi. 

published on : 17th March 2022

All England Open: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal enter second round

The two-time Olympic medalist PV Sindhu defeated Wang Zhi Yi of China 21-18, 21-13 in her first-round match that lasted for 42 minutes.

published on : 17th March 2022

Can relate to Saina Nehwal's journey: Shraddha Kapoor

The biopic, titled "Saina", will be directed by Amol Gupte, who has helmed movies such as "Stanley Ka Dabba" and "Hawa Hawaai".

published on : 29th September 2018

Shraddha Kapoor looks ready to win in first look of Saina Nehwal biopic

After much anticipation, the makers of the Saina Nehwal biopic have released Shraddha Kapoor's first look, showcasing her transformation into the ace badminton player.

published on : 29th September 2018

Continental treat for aces after ages

After Saina Nehwal became the first Indian after Syed Modi 36 years ago, PV Sindhu reached the mark soon after.

published on : 27th August 2018

Asian Games 2018: Badminton star Saina Nehwal storms into semis with win over Ratchanok Intanon​​​​​​​

Saina Nehwal registered a thumping 21-18, 21-16 straight games victory over Ratchanok Intanon in a match that lasted 42 minutes.

published on : 26th August 2018

Badminton at Asian Games 2018: For the love of the game

Atmosphere at badminton courts in Indonesia has been surreal with fans singing non-stop.

published on : 26th August 2018

PM Narendra Modi accepts Indian skipper Virat Kohli's 'Fitness Challenge'

The Fit India movement was initiated by Prime Minister Modi in March, which has been gaining momentum since then.

published on : 24th May 2018

Badminton star PV Sindhu yet to find answer to Saina Nehwal conundrum

It has been a while since PV Sindhu displaced Saina Nehwal as the reigning queen of badminton in India.

published on : 18th April 2018
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