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German Open 2022 badminton: India’s Lakshya Sen falls short in final

German Open 2022 badminton: India’s Lakshya Sen falls short in final

Badminton, Breaking News
Lakshya Sen lost to Thailand’s Kunlavut Vitidsarn 21-18, 21-15 in the title decider. Indian badminton player Lakshya Sen lost to Thailand’s Kunlavut Vitidsarn in the German Open 2022 men’s singles final at Mulheim on Sunday. Lakshya Sen, who bagged a bronze at the world championships late last year, was chasing his second BWF title of the year, having won the India Open Super 500 title back in January, beating reigning world champion Kean Yew Loh. The 20-year-old, however, came up short in Germany, losing to fellow youngster Vitidsarn 21-18, 21-15. Both Lakshya Sen, the world No. 12 in the latest badminton rankings, and Vitidsarn, ranked 20th came into the match full of confidence on the back of spectacular victories in the semi-final stage. While Sen scripted an unlikely comeb...
German Open 2022 badminton: Lakshya Sen to face Tokyo Olympics champion Viktor Axelsen in semis

German Open 2022 badminton: Lakshya Sen to face Tokyo Olympics champion Viktor Axelsen in semis

Badminton, Trending
India’s Kidambi Srikanth was knocked out by world No. 1 Axelsen in the quarters. Lakshya beat compatriot HS Prannoy. Indian badminton player Lakshya Sen progressed to the semi-finals of the men’s singles event at the German Open 2022 BWF Super 300 event at Mulheim on Friday. Lakshya Sen, the world No. 12, defeated fellow Indian HS Prannoy 21-15, 21-16 in his final eight match to set up a clash against world No. 1 and reigning Olympic champion Viktor Axelsen, who defeated Kidambi Srikanth in the other quarter-final. HS Prannoy, the world No. 24, settled into the match quickly and zoomed to a 4-0 lead. Lakshya Sen, however, found his rhythm on time and dominated his senior compatriot to take the first game. Lakshya Sen kept his nose ahead for the rest of the match and registered ...
German Open 2022 badminton: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal knocked out after losses in second round

German Open 2022 badminton: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal knocked out after losses in second round

Badminton
Kidambi Srikanth, meanwhile, scraped past Lu Guang Zu of China in three games and made the men’s quarter-finals, where the Indian will face world No. 1 Viktor Axelsen. Indian badminton stars PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal were knocked out early after losing their respective second-round matches at the German Open 2022 BWF Super 300 event at Mulheim on Thursday. While PV Sindhu lost to the world championship bronze medallist Zhang Yi Man 21-14, 15-21, 21-14 in 55 minutes, Saina Nehwal went down to Ratchanok Intanon, the eighth seed from Thailand, 21-15, 21-10 in 31 minutes. Former world champion PV Sindhu, who is currently ranked world No. 7, started well to dominate the early exchanges. However, the Chinese shuttler, ranked 34 in the world, took eight consecutive points after trailing...
German Open 2022 badminton: Malvika Bansod goes down fighting against Michelle Li

German Open 2022 badminton: Malvika Bansod goes down fighting against Michelle Li

Badminton, Breaking News
The doubles pairs of Ishaan Bhatnagar-Sai Pratheek and Krishna Prasad Garaga-Vishnuvardhan Goud Panjala made the second round. Parupalli Kashyap lost. Upcoming Indian badminton player Malvika Bansod lost to world No. 12 Michelle Li of Canada in the first round of the German Open 2022 women’s singles event in Mulheim on Wednesday. The Indian, who was promoted from the reserves, went down to the former Commonwealth Games women’s singles champion 21-18, 20-22, 9-21 to crash out from the BWF Super 300 event. Malvika Bansod started the match strongly and clinched the first game. However, as the match progressed, Malvika failed to match Michelle Li’s intensity and lost the contest in 58 minutes. Malvika Bansod has had an impressive year so far. After accounting for London Olympic bro...
German Open 2022 badminton: India’s PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal progress to the second round

German Open 2022 badminton: India’s PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal progress to the second round

Badminton, Trending
Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen also advanced after winning their first-round matches in men’s singles. Former world champion PV Sindhu progressed to the second round of the German Open 2022 BWF Super 300 event with a dominating win over Thailand’s Busanan Ongbamrungphan at Mulheim on Tuesday. PV Sindhu defeated world No. 11 Busanan Ongbamrungphan 21-8, 21-7 in the first round. With the win, Sindhu extended her head-to-head record against the Thai shuttler to 15-1. The two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu started the match swinging and raced to an 11-4 lead at the first break. The Indian, ranked world No. 7, upped the ante after the restart and sealed the first game convincingly. Busanan Ongbamrungphan tried to keep PV Sindhu in check in the second game but PV Sindhu was in fi...