Saturday, October 16, 2021


Swiss Open badminton: Jayaram, Sai Praneeth, Sindhu in quarters

Jayaram, who currently has a world ranking of 60, beat the 12th ranked Gemke 21-18, 17-21, 21-13 to set up a match against Thai eighth seed Kunlavut Vitidsarn.

Swiss Open: Ajay Jayaram stuns Gemke, Sindhu advances

Jayaram, who currently has a world ranking of 60, beat the 12th ranked Gemke 21-18, 17-21, 21-13 to set up a match against Thai eighth seed Kunlavut Vitidsarn.

Swiss Open: Sindhu marches into second round after win over Yigit

Sindhu secured a 21-16, 21-19 win over Yigit in the match to progress to the second round. She started off brilliantly in the first game, taking a 10-5 lead but her opponent managed to end the lead, with scores reading 11-11.

Swiss Open: Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap crash out

Young prodigies Sai Praneeth, Sourabh Verma and Ajay Jayaram advanced to the second round of the tournament after winning their respective games in the opening round.

Swiss Open: Srikanth, Sourabh progress to 2nd round

Mixed doubles pair Ashwini Ponnappa and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy stunned Indonesian second seeded pair Hafiz Faizal and Gloria Emanuelle Widjaja on Tuesday.

Swiss Open: Srikanth through to 2nd round on Day 2

Srikanth, seeded fourth in the tournament, will now face France's Thomas Rouxel in the second round after the latter beat Canada's Xiadong Sheng 21-18, 21-14 in his first round match.

Swiss Open: Rankireddy, Ponnappa progress to 2nd round

Rankireddy and Ponnappa defeated the World no. 8 pair in straight games 21-18, 21-10 in the encounter that lasted for 38 minutes. Indian pair will now proceed to the second round of the tournament.

Pranay, Vaishnavi clinch badminton titles

Hyderabad: Pranay Prashant Shettigar rallied from a game down to defeat Asmit 15-21, 21-19, 21-19 for the boys under-17 singles title while K Vaishnavi...

Swiss Open: Sindhu, Saina may face off in semis

The 25-year-old from Hyderabad, seeded second, will look to go the distance again as she opens her campaign against Turkey's Neslihan Yigit.

Badminton tournament: Mahendra storms into U-13 semifinals

Hyderabad: K Mahendra Verma of BBBA defeated Y Yuva Surya (SSBA) in straight games to storm into the boys under-13 singles semifinals of the...

All England Open 2021: Tough draws for Saina, Srikanth

Saina has drawn the in-form Danish player Mia Blichfeldt, who beat Sindhu in the first round of the first Thailand Open in January. Srikanth starts his tournament against Indonesian Tommy Sugiarto.

Tokyo Games qualification period extended for shuttlers

The Olympic Qualifying period for the Race to Tokyo will now close on 15 June 2021, with the last tournament counting for qualification being the Singapore Open 2021

PV Sindhu follows in the footsteps of Saina Nehwal

It has been on the cards that Sindhu would not train under Gopichand ever since she left for London to train there before returning this month.

Reaching mixed doubles semis in Thailand was special: Ashwini

“I’m happy that we broke into the top 20. In 2019 we could not play too many tournaments as I was injured and because of the Covid-19 pandemic," said 31-year-old Ashwini, who trains in Bengaluru.

Ashwini Ponnappa-Satwiksairaj break into top 20 in BWF rankings

Satwiksairaj and Ashwini have made a jump of 16 places and are placed at the 19th spot in the rankings which got updated on Tuesday.

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