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Syed Modi badminton: PV Sindhu in semi-finals after tough win; HS Prannoy out

Syed Modi badminton: PV Sindhu in semi-finals after tough win; HS Prannoy out

Badminton, Trending
While PV Sindhu defeated Thailand’s Supanida Katethong, HS Prannoy went down to Arnaud Merkle of France. Indian badminton ace PV Sindhu defeated Thailand’s Supanida Katethong in the women’s singles quarter-finals of the Syed Modi International 2022 at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium in Lucknow on Friday. PV Sindhu, the top seed at the tournament, came from behind to clinch the contest 11-21, 21-12, 21-17 in 65 minutes. Supanida Katethong, seeded sixth, had defeated PV Sindhu at the India Open semi-finals last week. The world No. 7 PV Sindhu began the match on the backfoot and trailed 11-6 at the first break. Katethong proceeded to extend her lead to win the first game in 15 minutes. The Indian raced to a 6-3 lead in the second. Katethong, however, cut down Sindhu’s lead an...
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...
From Prakash Padukone to PV Sindhu: The best of Indian badminton

From Prakash Padukone to PV Sindhu: The best of Indian badminton

Badminton, Editors
Prakash Padukone’s historic All-England win gave an early glimpse of the abundant talent in India which has produced players like Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu. The decade gone by has brought about a revolution in Indian badminton, which has carried the sport to unprecedented heights. Three Olympic medals, two players formerly ranked world No. 1, and a historic first world championship crown has firmly established India as one of the top badminton countries in the world. The journey of the previous decade has made players like Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu household names in the country while Parupalli Kashyap, Kidambi Srikanth, B Sai Praneeth, Jwala Gutta, and Ashwini Ponappa have all made important contributions along the way. Here, we take a look at the best Indian badminton playe...