India Open: Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy Make Final, Set Sights on World’s Top-5 in 2022

World number 10 pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy cruised to a 21-10 21-18 win over France duo of William Villeger and Fabien Delrue to make it to the men’s doubles finals. Chirag and Satwik will square off against three-time world champion Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan from Indonesia on Sunday. After the semi-final […]

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India Open 2022: Lakshya Sen Reaches Final in Maiden Attempt, to Face World Champion Loh Kean Yew

Lakshya Sen was the brighest spot for Indian badminton in 2021. (AP Photo) Indian Shuttler Lakshya Sen advances to the finals of India Open 2022 after defeating Malaysia’s NG Tze Yong. Indian Shuttler Lakshya Sen advanced to the finals of India Open 2022 after defeating Malaysia’s NG Tze Yong 19-21, 21-16, 21-12 in the semi-final […]

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India Open: Lakshya Sen Beats HS Prannoy to Advances to Semis

Indian badminton player Lakshya Sen (Twitter) Lakshya Sen defeated HS Prannoy 14-21 21-9 21-14 to book his place in the men’s singles semifinals at the India Open. News18.com Last Updated:January 14, 2022, 17:10 IST FOLLOW US ON: World championship bronze medallist Lakshya Sen advanced to the men’s singles semifinals at the Yonex-Sunrise India Open badminton […]

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India Open: PV Sindhu Into Semis after Beating Compatriot Ashmita Chaliha in Straight Games

Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu progressed to the women’s singles semifinals after defeating fellow Indian Ashmita Chaliha in straight games at the Yonex-Sunrise India Open badminton tournament here on Friday. Top seed Sindhu, a former world champion, took 36 minutes to get the better of 21-year-old Chaliha 21-7 21-18 and set up a last-four clash […]

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India Open 2022: Saina Nehwal Shocked by Malvika Bansod, PV Sindhu Eases into Third Round

Saina Nehwal was shocked by Malvika Bansod in the second round of India Open 2022 on Thursday as the former world No.1 lost in straight game to her compatriot. Ashmita Chaliha and PV Sindhu, on the other hand, eased into the third round of the tournament, that began on Tuesday and has seen many walkover […]

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India Open 2022 Day 2: Lakshya Sen, Saina Nehwal in Action; Order of Play, Where to Watch

The India Open 2022 got underway on Tuesday, January 11 with the likes of PV Sindhu playing on the first day of the tournament. It is being held at the KD Jadhav Indoor Hall at the Indira Gandhi Stadium, in New Delhi. The 11th edition of the BWF Tour Super 500 Series tournament marked a […]

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India Open: Ashmita Chaliha Upsets Fifth Seed Evgeniya Kosetskaya in First Round

Indian badminton star Ashmita Chaliha (Twitter) Ashmita Chaliha upset fifth seed and world number 28 Evgeniya Kosetskaya of Russia 24-22, 21-16 in the opening round of the India Open. News18.com Last Updated: January 11, 2022, 16:16 IST FOLLOW US ON: India’s Ashmita Chaliha overcame her own anxiety and […]

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Badminton in Times of Covid-19: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth Eye Glory at India Open

Star Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth will look to carry the momentum from last season and make winning starts to the new year when they begin their campaign at the India Open, which returns after being cancelled twice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A lot of ranking points will be up for […]

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India Open: World Champion Loh Kean Yew Keen on Starting New Year on Winning Note

The disarming smile and lightning speed that mesmerised badminton fans at the World Championship last month has suddenly made Loh Kean Yew the star attraction around the globe. Singapore’s first World Championships gold medallist is still basking in that glory, even posing for pictures with fellow players on the eve of the Yonex-Sunrise India Open, […]

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B Sai Praneeth Withdraws from India Open after Testing Positive for Covid-19

Top Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth, who won the 2019 World Championships bronze medal, on Sunday pulled out of the season-opening India Open Super 500 tournament after testing positive for COVID-19. “Yes, I have tested positive for COVID-19 in RT-PCR test. I had cold and cough since yesterday. I am isolating at home,” Praneeth told […]

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