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‘Spirit almost broken,’ Badminton world No.1 Kento Momota feared career was over after deadly crash

The world number one admitted his “spirit was almost broken” after the accident in January -- hours after he won the Malaysia Masters -- which killed the driver of the vehicle taking him to Kuala Lumpur airport.
Kento Momota and an image of his car crash in Kuala Lumpur.(AP)
Kento Momota and an image of his car crash in Kuala Lumpur.(AP)
Updated on Mar 06, 2020 04:01 PM IST
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Tokyo | By Agence France-Presse

12 tournaments from 10 tough call on players: Kidambi

In 2018, BWF decided to re-structure the tour that year and made it mandatory for the top players to compete in at least 12 events -- it had been ten mandatory tournaments before.
Kidambi Srikanth of India(AP)
Kidambi Srikanth of India(AP)
Updated on Jan 17, 2020 12:46 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service

Saina Nehwal, Sai Praneeth, Kidambi Srikanth bow out of Indonesia Masters

Saina, who had who had won this tournament last year before going through a lean patch, lost 19-21 13-21 5-21 to Takahashi in a gruelling 50-minute contest.
File photo of Saina Nehwal.(AP)
File photo of Saina Nehwal.(AP)
Updated on Jan 15, 2020 04:37 PM IST
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Jakarta | By Press Trust of India

Saina, Sindhu expected to face off in second round of Indonesia Masters

World Champion Sindhu and title-holder Saina looked impressive in the season-opening Malaysia Masters before their campaign ended in the quarterfinals with straight game losses and the duo will need to step up if they want to put up an impressive show this week.
Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu greet each other after their gold medal match at women's singles badminton during the Commonwealth Games 2018.(PTI)
Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu greet each other after their gold medal match at women's singles badminton during the Commonwealth Games 2018.(PTI)
Updated on Jan 13, 2020 01:37 PM IST
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Jakarta | By Press Trust of India

Malaysia Masters: Saina, Sindhu, Prannoy through to 2nd round; Srikanth bows out

The London Olymics bronze medallist Saina beat Tan 21-15 21-17 in just 36 minutes of action. This was the first time the two were facing each other.
File image of Saina Nehwal(AP)
File image of Saina Nehwal(AP)
Updated on Jan 08, 2020 06:54 PM IST
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Kuala Lumpur | By PTI

Sai Praneeth bows out of Malaysia Masters

Praneeth’s 11-21 15-21 loss meant another disappointment for India in the Super 500 tournament following Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty’s first-round defeat in the men’s doubles event on Tuesday.
File image of Sai Praneeth(REUTERS)
File image of Sai Praneeth(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 08, 2020 11:22 AM IST
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Kuala Lumpur | By PTI

Malaysia Masters: Lakshya Sen fails to qualify, Rankireddy-Shetty lose in 1st round

Shubhankar Dey and the women’s doubles duo of Pooja Dandu and Sanjana Santosh also failed to make the main draw in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday.
Lakshya Sen of India competes against Li Shifeng of China.(Getty Images)
Lakshya Sen of India competes against Li Shifeng of China.(Getty Images)
Updated on Jan 07, 2020 05:40 PM IST
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Kuala Lumpur | By Press Trust of India

Malaysia Masters: PV Sindhu and Co hoping to start 2020 on good note

The other Indian women’s singles player, Saina Nehwal, who claimed the Indonesia Masters last year before slumping to a series of early exits in the rest of the year, will open against a qualifier at the Axiata Arena.
PV Sindhu of India in action.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
PV Sindhu of India in action.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 06, 2020 02:17 PM IST
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Kuala Lumpur | By Press Trust of India

Saina, Sameer look to put behind All England disappointment at Swiss Open

The BWF World Tour Super 300 event will be Saina’s fourth outing this season, having won the Indonesia Masters before losing in the semifinals and quarterfinals at Malaysia Masters and All England Championship respectively.
File image of Saina Nehwal(PTI)
File image of Saina Nehwal(PTI)
Published on Mar 11, 2019 12:29 PM IST
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Basel | By PTI

PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal get tough draw at All England Championship

Sindhu will open her campaign against South Korea’s Sung Ji Hyun, while Indonesia Masters champion Saina takes on Scotland’s Kristy Gilmour in the first round.
PV Sindhu reacts during her women's singles final match against Nozomi Okuhara.(AFP)
PV Sindhu reacts during her women's singles final match against Nozomi Okuhara.(AFP)
Updated on Feb 13, 2019 01:38 PM IST
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Guwahati | By Press Trust of India

Saina Nehwal wins; Praneeth, Subhankar lose in Indonesia Masters

Eighth seeded Saina, who had reached the semifinals last week at the Malaysia Masters, recovered from a first-game loss to secure a 7-21 21-16 21-11 win over local hope Dinar Dyah Ayustine.
File picture of Saina Nehwal(Subhankar Chakraborty/HT PHOTO)
File picture of Saina Nehwal(Subhankar Chakraborty/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 23, 2019 04:45 PM IST
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Jakarta | By PTI

Malaysia Masters: Saina Nehwal crashes out in semi-finals after losing to Carolina Marin

Saina Nehwal lost 16-21, 13-21 to Carolina Marin in the semi-final of the Malaysia Masters in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday.
File image of Saina Nehwal.(PTI)
File image of Saina Nehwal.(PTI)
Updated on Jan 19, 2019 01:17 PM IST
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Kuala Lumpur | By PTI

Saina Nehwal vs Carolina Marin, Malaysia Masters Semi-final, Highlights: Saina loses 16-21, 13-21

Highlights: Saina Nehwal ended India’s campaign at the Malaysia Masters after losing 16-21, 13-21 in the semi-final against Rio Olympics gold medallist Carolina Marin in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday. The Spanish shuttler is gunning for her second Malaysia Masters title, a tournament which PV Sindhu has won twice in her career.Follow Saina Nehwal vs Carolina Marin highlights below -

Saina Nehwal vs Carolina Malaysia Masters Semi-final: As It Happened(Getty Images for Falcon)
Saina Nehwal vs Carolina Malaysia Masters Semi-final: As It Happened(Getty Images for Falcon)
Updated on Jan 19, 2019 11:45 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Malaysia Masters: Saina Nehwal downs Nozomi Okuhara to set up semis showdown with Carolina Marin

Saina Nehwal will now take on Rio Olympics gold medallist Carolina Marina for a place in the final. With this victory Saina improved her head-to-head record over the Japanese opponent to 9-4.
Lucknow: Saina Nehwal plays against Amolika Singh Sisodiya (unseen) at Syed Modi International Badminton Championships in Lucknow on Thursday, Nov 22, 2018. Saina won the match, 21-14, 21-09.(PTI)
Lucknow: Saina Nehwal plays against Amolika Singh Sisodiya (unseen) at Syed Modi International Badminton Championships in Lucknow on Thursday, Nov 22, 2018. Saina won the match, 21-14, 21-09.(PTI)
Updated on Jan 18, 2019 09:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth enter quarters of Malaysia Masters

Saina Nehwal, seeded seventh, took 39 minutes to tame Hong Kong’s Pui Yin Yip 21-14 21-16 in her second round women’s singles encounter.
Srikanth Kidambi of India returns a shot to Kento Momota of Japan.(AFP)
Srikanth Kidambi of India returns a shot to Kento Momota of Japan.(AFP)
Updated on Jan 17, 2019 05:03 PM IST
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Kuala Lumpur | By Press Trust of India

Saina enters quarters of Malaysia Masters, runs into Okuhara next

World no. 9 Saina holds an 8-4 overall head-to-head record against Okuhara, which includes back-to-back wins over the current world no.2 in the last two tournaments -- last year’s Demark Open and the French Open.
File picture of Saina Nehwal(PTI)
File picture of Saina Nehwal(PTI)
Updated on Jan 17, 2019 11:51 AM IST
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Kuala Lumpur | By PTI

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth make winning start to Malaysia Masters

Saina Nehwal defeated Deng Joy Xuan of Hong Kong 14-21, 21-18, 21-18 to move into the second round while Kidambi Srikanth eased past Honk Kong’s Angus Ng Ka Long.
Saina Nehwal in action against Mauritius' Kate Foo Kune.(PTI)
Saina Nehwal in action against Mauritius' Kate Foo Kune.(PTI)
Updated on Jan 16, 2019 04:22 PM IST
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Kuala Lumpur | By Asian News International

Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal begin new season at Malaysia Masters

World Number 8 Srikanth endured a below-par season where he topped the BWF ranking for a brief period and also claimed the Commonwealth Games silver but failed to win a single title, following an unprecedented high of 2017.
File image of Saina Nehwal.(Subhankar Chakraborty/HT PHOTO)
File image of Saina Nehwal.(Subhankar Chakraborty/HT PHOTO)
Published on Jan 14, 2019 01:35 PM IST
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Kuala Lumpur | By PTI
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