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(FILES) This file photo taken on November 8, 2019 shows Kento Momota of Japan hitting a return against Viktor Axelsen of Denmark during their men's singles quarter-final match at the Fuzhou China Open badminton tournament in Fuzhou in China's eastern Fujian province.(AFP)

China Open among four events cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2020 11:55 AM IST
The BWF also said in a statement the Taiwan Open (Sept. 1-6), Korea Open (Sept. 8-13) and Japan Open (Sept. 22-27) had also been cancelled.
File image of India shuttler PV Sindhu.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
File image of India shuttler PV Sindhu.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

Defending champion PV Sindhu eyes turnaround at World Tour Finals

Guangzhou | By PTI
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2019 01:01 PM IST
Sindhu registered her career’s biggest triumph at the World Championship in Basel, Switzerland in August, but since then the Indian looked awfully out of form.
File photo of PV Sindhu in action.(AP)
File photo of PV Sindhu in action.(AP)

PV Sindhu looks to snap run of early exits at French Open

Paris | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2019 10:43 AM IST
Since claiming her maiden World Championships title in August, Sindhu has looked awfully out-of-form as she had failed to cross the second round in three tournaments.
A file photo of PV Sindhu.(AP)
A file photo of PV Sindhu.(AP)

PV Sindhu, B Sai Praneeth lose as Indian challenge ends at Denmark Open

Odense | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2019 11:38 PM IST
Sindhu, seeded fifth, yet again struggled to buck the trend of recent early exits as she was knocked out after she lost 14-21 17-21 to Korea’s An Se Young in a 40-minute second-round women’s singles clash at the BWF World Tour Super 750 event.
File photo of Saina Nehwal in action.(REUTERS)
File photo of Saina Nehwal in action.(REUTERS)

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth crash out of Denmark Open in first round

Odense | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2019 11:20 PM IST
Saina has been going through a tough phase with fitness issues since claiming the Indonesia Masters in January. She had also made first-round exits at the China Open and Korea Open earlier this year.
Pusarla Sindhu reacts during her final women's singles match against Japan's Nozomi Okuhara.(REUTERS)
Pusarla Sindhu reacts during her final women's singles match against Japan's Nozomi Okuhara.(REUTERS)

PV Sindhu and Co. eye reversal of fortune at Denmark Open

Odense | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2019 05:32 PM IST
World number six Sindhu, who has not won a title in the BWF World Tour this season, will take on Indonesia’s Gregoria Mariska Tunjung in the first round of the World Tour Super 750 tournament.
Pusarla Sindhu celebrates on the podium after winning the World Championship.(REUTERS)
Pusarla Sindhu celebrates on the podium after winning the World Championship.(REUTERS)

P V Sindhu drops to world no 6, Parupalli Kashyap jumps to 25th spot

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2019 08:00 PM IST
Olympic silver medallist Sindhu, who made early exits at the China Open and Korea Open, dropped to world no 6 spot after five months.
File image of Parupalli Kashyap.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
File image of Parupalli Kashyap.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Parupalli Kashyap loses to Kento Momota in semifinals, crashes out of Korea Open

Incheon | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2019 04:25 PM IST
The 33-year-old from Hyderabad, who had reached the finals at Canada Open this year, showed the intent to hang in the rallies as the duo played a lot of tosses and lifts.
File image of Parupalli Kashyap.(Getty Images)
File image of Parupalli Kashyap.(Getty Images)

Parupalli Kashyap eases into semifinals of Korea Open

Incheon | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2019 03:13 PM IST
Kashyap, who had a 2-4 record against Jorgensen before this match, came out with a commanding performance to register a 24-22, 21-8 win in just 47 minutes.
Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap(Twiiter)
Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap(Twiiter)

Parupalli Kashyap enters quarters of Korea Open

Incheon | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2019 01:25 PM IST
Kashyap prevailed 21-17 11-21 21-12 in a contest against Malaysia’s Daren Liew that lasted 56 minutes
India’s Sai Praneeth(REUTERS)
India’s Sai Praneeth(REUTERS)

Sai Praneeth exits from Korea Open after injury

Incheon | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2019 01:06 PM IST
Sai Praneeth had entered the Korea Open on the back of an exit at the quarterfinal stage of the China Open last week where he lost to World No. 9 Anthony Sinisuka Ginting of Indonesia
File image of PV Sindhu(REUTERS)
File image of PV Sindhu(REUTERS)

PV Sindhu crashes out of Korea Open after losing to Zhang Beiwen in first round

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2019 11:39 AM IST
PV Sindhu won the first game comfortably but the American shuttler came back strongly to win the next two games.
A file photo of Indian shuttler PV Sindhu.(REUTERS)
A file photo of Indian shuttler PV Sindhu.(REUTERS)

PV Sindhu resumes quest for season’s first BWF World Tour title in Korea Open

Incheon | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2019 05:37 PM IST
PV Sindhu was knocked out of the China Open Super 1000 event by Thailand’s Pornpawee Chochuwong in the second round last week.
File image of Kidambi Srikanth.(PTI)
File image of Kidambi Srikanth.(PTI)

Kidambi Srikanth pulls out of China, Korea Open with knee injury

New Delhi | By Indo-Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 09:47 PM IST
Srikanth was set to face compatriot and World Championships bronze medallist Sai Praneeth in the first round of the China Open Super 1000 tournament.
File image of Sourabh Verma(PTI)
File image of Sourabh Verma(PTI)

Sourabh Verma loses to Chen, India’s campaign ends at Chinese Taipei

Taipei | By PTI
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 11:39 PM IST
The 26-year-old Sourabh, who won the Hyderabad Open last month, was no match for the top-seeded Chen, going down 12-21 10-21 in a match that lasted 30 minutes.
Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap are getting married in December 2018.(Instagram/Saina Nehwal)
Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap are getting married in December 2018.(Instagram/Saina Nehwal)

Saina Nehwal to marry Parupalli Kashyap on December 16

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2018 05:08 PM IST
Saina has been one of the best in the women’s circuit and is currently playing in the Korea Open. She has won 20 major titles, an Olympic bronze and a silver at the World Championships.
File photo of Indian badminton player Saina Nehwal.(AP)
File photo of Indian badminton player Saina Nehwal.(AP)

Korea Open: Saina Nehwal loses to Okuhara after squandering four match points

Seoul | By PTI
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2018 05:59 PM IST
The fifth-seeded Indian squandered four match points to go down 21-15 15-21 20-22 to the third-seeded Okuhara in a match that lasted almost an hour.
File picture of Saina Nehwal(PTI)
File picture of Saina Nehwal(PTI)

Korea Open: Saina Nehwal breezes into quarter-final

Seoul | By ANI
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2018 03:34 PM IST
Making a strong start to the first game, Nehwal opened with a dominating 6-1 lead. As the scoreline reached 10-2 in India’s favour, the South Korean earned four consecutive points to lessen the point gap to 10-6.
Saina Nehwal of India returns a shot to Tzuying Tai of Taiwan during their women's single semifinals badminton match at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018.(AP)
Saina Nehwal of India returns a shot to Tzuying Tai of Taiwan during their women's single semifinals badminton match at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018.(AP)

Korea Open badminton: Saina Nehwal enters pre-quarterfinals

Seoul | By PTI
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2018 07:08 PM IST
The former world no 1 Indian, who won a Commonwealth Games gold and a bronze at the 18th Asian Games this year, defeated Kim Hyo Min 21-12 21-11 in a lop-sided opening round contest.
Saina Nehwal (right) with Parupalli Kashyap.(Instagram)
Saina Nehwal (right) with Parupalli Kashyap.(Instagram)

Saina Nehwal to tie knot with Parupalli Kashyap on Dec 16: Reports

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2018 06:45 PM IST
As per report, the marriage will take place on December 16 — attended by about 100 people — with a grand reception expected to take place on December 21.
File image of Ajay Jayaram.(Getty Images)
File image of Ajay Jayaram.(Getty Images)

Ajay Jayaram fails to enter main draw of Korea Open

Seoul | By PTI
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2018 02:35 PM IST
Jayaram lost to China’s Zhao Junpeng 26-24, 21-18 in the men’s singles qualifiers.
Saina Nehwal returns a shot to Tzuying Tai of Taiwan during their women's single semifinals match at Asian Games 2018.(AP)
Saina Nehwal returns a shot to Tzuying Tai of Taiwan during their women's single semifinals match at Asian Games 2018.(AP)

Saina Nehwal, Sameer Verma to fight at Korea Open; Kidambi Srikanth withdraws

Seoul | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2018 02:11 PM IST
Saina Nehwal, who had skipped the Japan Open earlier this month, will look to get over the disappointment of her first-round exit at China last week when she takes on Korean Kim Hyo Min.
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