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India Open 2022: Kidambi Srikanth, Ashwini Ponnappa among seven to test COVID-positive

India Open 2022: Kidambi Srikanth, Ashwini Ponnappa among seven to test COVID-positive

Badminton, Breaking News
All seven players, and their respective doubles partners, have been withdrawn from the tournament and their opponents given a walkover. Seven Indian badminton players, including Kidambi Srikanth and Ashwini Ponnappa, tested positive for COVID-19 and have been withdrawn from the India Open 2022. The other players to return a positive COVID test are men’s singles player Mithun Manjunath and doubles players Ritika Thaker, Simran Singhi, Khushi Gupta, and Treesa Jolly. The shuttlers had undergone a mandatory daily COVID test on Tuesday evening and their results returned positive. The partners of the doubles players have been deemed as close contacts and have also been withdrawn from the India Open 2022. Their opponents have been given a walkover to the next round, the quarter-finals. As...
PV Sindhu sails into quarter-finals at India Open badminton

PV Sindhu sails into quarter-finals at India Open badminton

Badminton, Breaking News, Trending
PV Sindhu beat Ira Sharma in straight games. Ashmita Chaliha also entered the last eight while Sameer Verma retired due to injury. Former world champion PV Sindhu went through to the quarter-finals of the women’s singles of the India Open 2022 at the KD Jadhav Indoor Hall in New Delhi on Thursday. The Indian badminton star beat youngster Ira Sharma 21-10, 21-10 in the round of 16. The match was competitive in the opening stages as Ira Sharma kept pace with PV Sindhu, even taking the lead at one point. However, at 7-7, PV Sindhu surged ahead, never to concede her points lead. The second game was much more straightforward as the two-time Olympic medallist raced to a 14-4 lead before Ira Sharma pulled back a few points. However, no comeback was forthcoming as the world No. 7 wrapp...
PV Sindhu cruises into second round at India Open badminton

PV Sindhu cruises into second round at India Open badminton

Badminton, Trending
The top seed beat Sri Krishna Priya Kudaravallli in straight games. Ashmita Chaliha, meanwhile, pulled off an upset win over Evgeniya Kosetskaya in the opening round. Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu eased into the second round of the women’s singles of the India Open 2022 at the KD Jadhav Indoor Hall in New Delhi on Tuesday. The Indian badminton ace beat compatriot Sri Krishna Priya Kudaravalli 21-5, 21-16 in just 27 minutes. She will next face either Ira Sharma or Doha Hany in the round of 16. World championships silver-medallist and former world No. 1 Kidambi Srikanth also cruised into the round of 16 after beating youngster Siril Verma 21-17, 21-10. He will now face Kim Bruun, who got the better of Subhankar Dey in the opening round. Meanwhile, 22-year-old Ashmita Ch...
India Open 2022, live streaming: PV Sindhu to kickstart new season at home

India Open 2022, live streaming: PV Sindhu to kickstart new season at home

Badminton, Trending
PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth are the top seeds in the women’s and men’s singles, respectively. Chirag-Satwik will also be in action. Top seeds PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth will be looking to begin the new badminton season on a high at the India Open 2022, which starts on Tuesday at the KD Jadhav Indoor Sports Hall in New Delhi. Both PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth come on the back of successful individual campaigns in 2021. World No. 7 PV Sindhu won the bronze medal at Tokyo 2020, her second Olympic medal, and a BWF World Tour Finals silver. She also made the final at the Denmark Open and reached the semis at the French Open, Indonesia Open and Indonesia Masters in Bali. PV Sindhu is aiming to win four big tournaments - the Commonwealth Games, Asian Games, All England and wo...