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Tag: Kidambi Srikanth

Korea Open: India's Campaign Ends With Sindhu, Srikanth's Loss In Semifinal
Korea Open: India's Campaign Ends With Sindhu, Srikanth's Loss In Semifinal

Srikanth, seeded fifth, started the match well and led for most of the first game but the world No. 8 Cristie flipped the script right at the end to take the lead.

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Kidambi Srikanth Enters Semifinals Of Swiss Open

The world No. 12 Indian will face fourth seed and Asian Games gold medallist Jonatan Christie of Indonesia on Saturday.

Srikanth Clinches Historic Silver At World Championships
Srikanth Clinches Historic Silver At World Championships

Despite the loss, it is a significant achievement for Srikanth, who has been dogged by fitness issues and lack of form ever since injuring his knee during the 2017 French Open final after claiming four Super Series titles that year.

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BWF World C'ships: Kidambi Srikanth Enters Finals, Lakshya Sen Signs Off With Bronze

While former world number one Srikanth has now given himself a real chance of winning the top prize, Sen signed off with a maiden bronze, joining the legendary Prakash Padukone (bronze in 1983) and B Sai Praneeth (bronze in 2019) as the Indian medal winners at the showpiece.

World Tour Finals: Sindhu, Srikanth Make Winning Start; Ashwini-Sikki, Satwik-Chirag Pairs Lose
World Tour Finals: Sindhu, Srikanth Make Winning Start; Ashwini-Sikki, Satwik-Chirag Pairs Lose

Sindhu looked in great control as she opened up a 5-2 lead and though Line made it 7-6, the Indian quickly reeled off 10 straight points to march to 16-8 and seal the opening game comfortably.

Khel Ratna: BAI Recommends Kidambi Srikanth For Prestigious Award After Player's Apology

New Delhi: The Badminton Association of India (BAI) has recommended Kidambi Srikanth for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award following player’s apology to the federation for his conduct during the Asian Championship earlier this year. Former World No. 1 Srikanth and HS Prannoy had left the squad at Asian Badminton Championship in Manila in February, […]

India beat Thailand 3-2 in Asian C'ships quarters

Manila (Philippines): The Indian men’s team on Friday fought back from two matches down to beat Thailand in the quarter final of the Badminton Asia Team Championships in Manila. World Championships bronze medallist Sai Praneeth and former world no.1 Kidambi Srikanth both lost their singles matches but India followed that up with back to back […]

Kidambi Srikanth Enters Semifinals Of Hong Kong Open

Hong Kong: Indian ace Kidambi Srikanth progressed to the semifinals of the USD 400,000 Hong Kong Open after Olympic champion Chen Long of China decided to quit the contest owing to an injury, here on Friday. Unseeded Srikanth, ranked 13th in the world, was leading by a game when Chen decided to concede the match, […]

Hong Kong Open: Sindhu Crashes Out, Srikanth In Quarters

Hong Kong: World champion P.V. Sindhu’s poor run continued as she crashed out of the Hong Kong Open Super 500 badminton tournament with a second-round defeat at the hands of Thailand’s Busanan Ongbamrungpha. The Olympic silver medallist Sindhu lost 18-21, 21-11, 16-21 in a match that lasted for an hour and nine minutes. Earlier, Kidambi […]

Kidambi Srikanth Pulls Out Of China Open

Fuzhou (China): Ace India shuttler Kidambi Srikanth will give the upcoming China Open a miss though other top Indian shuttlers, including as P.V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal, will be aiming for glory when they begin their campaign at the $700,000 event beginning here on Tuesday. Former World No. 1 Srikanth was slated to take on […]

Indonesia Open: Sindhu, Srikanth advance; Praneeth, Prannoy bow out

Jakarta: Ace Indian shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth on Wednesday progressed to the second round of the $1,250,000 Indonesia Open BWF World Tour Super 1000 tournament after winning their opening round matches. However, there was disappointment for B. Sai Praneeth and H.S. Prannoy as they suffered an early exit. Fifth-seeded Sindhu had to fight […]

Sudirman Cup: Sindhu, Srikanth to lead Indian team

New Delhi: Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu, London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and world number 8 men’s singles shuttler Kidambi Srikanth will lead the Indian team at the 2019 Sudirman Cup mixed team championship, scheduled to be played in Nanning, China from May 19-26. In the last edition at Gold Coast, Australia, India had […]

Hong Kong Open: Srikanth in quarters, Sindhu bows out

Kowloon (Hong Kong): Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth defeated his compatriot H.S Prannoy in an all-Indian men’s singles clash to enter the quarter-finals while P.V. Sindhu lost the women’s singles tie to crash out of the Hong Kong open tournament on Thursday. In a marathon match of an hour and seven minutes, the fourth seed Srikanth edged […]

Shuttlers Sindhu, Srikanth in China Open quarters

Fuzhou (China): Star Indian shuttlers P.V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth entered the quarter-finals, defeating their opponents in the China Open tournament here on Thursday. It was a cake walk for World No. 2 Sindhu as she won her women’s singles tie against Thailand’s Busanan Ongbamrungphan 21-12, 21-15 in straight games. Srikanth beat Indonesia’s Tommy Sugiarto […]

Shuttler Srikanth advances in Denmark Open

Odense: Kidambi Srikanth thrashed Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus of Denmark in the opening round to advance in the Denmark Open here late on Tuesday night. Srikanth defeated Vittinghus 21-16, 21-10 in a match which lasted 35 minutes. India’s campaign in men’s doubles and mixed doubles ended as the men’s pair of Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy […]

Srikanth, Sindhu retain spots in top-10 of BWF rankings

New Delhi: Ace shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and P.V. Sindhu are the only Indians in the top-10 of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) singles rankings, released on Thursday. Srikanth, who suffered a shocking defeat in the recently-concluded Asian Games 2018, maintained his eighth spot in the men’s singles rankings with 63,835 points. Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen topped […]

Srikanth enters pre-quarterfinals of World Championship

Nanjing: India ace Kidambi Srikanth struggled past Spain’s Pablo Abian in a three-game match to enter the men’s singles pre quarterfinals at the BWF World Championship here today. The fifth seeded Indian recovered from a slump during the hard-fought contest to see off Pablo 21-15 12-21 21-14 in a second-round match that lasted 62 minutes. […]

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Sindhu, Srikanth bow out of Malaysian Open 2018

Kuala Lumpur: The Indian challenge in the Malaysia Open came to an end as seasoned Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and P.V. Sindhu suffered defeats in their respective singles semifinals at Bukit Jalil here on Saturday. World No. 7 Srikanth went down in straight games to Japan’s Kento Momota 13-21, 13-21 in the 42-minute clash. On […]

Sindhu, Srikanth, Saina, Prannoy in Badminton Asia Championships quarters

Wuhan (China): It was a good day for India’s singles players as P.V. Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal and H.S. Prannoy entered the quarter-finals of the Badminton Asia Championships at the Wuhan Sports Centre here on Thursday. Apart from doubles players, the disappointment of day in singles category was B. Sai Praneeth. Praneeth bowed out […]

Shuttler Srikanth clinches French Open title

Paris: Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth defeated Japan’s Kenta Nishimoto in straight games to win men’s singles title at the French Open Superseries here on Sunday. Srikanth dominated from the start to carve out a 21-14, 21-13 win in 34 minutes. Sunday’s win helped the eighth seeded Indian to improve his head-to-head statistics against the unseeded […]

Shuttler Srikanth enters final, Sindhu crashes out of French Open

Paris: Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth bounced back to win 14-21, 21-19, 21-18 in a three-setter against H.S Prannoy and enter the men’s singles final in French Open Superseries here on Saturday. Srikanth now has taken a 3-1 lead in the head-to-head statistics against Prannoy. In the first game, after Srikanth took the first point of […]

Sindhu, Saina crash out; Srikanth, Prannoy advance in Japan Open

Tokyo: India’s campaign in the women’s singles category of the $325,000 Japan Open Superseries ended after P.V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal lost in straight games to local favourite Nozomi Okuhara and Spain’s Carolina Marin, in their respective matches here on Thursday. However, there was good news from the men’s singles with Kidambi Srikanth and H.S. […]

Srikanth crashes out of Badminton Worlds

Glasgow: India’s Kidambi Srikanth lost his men’s singles quarter-final match and bowed out of the World Badminton Championships here on Friday. In a match which lasted around 48 minutes, the Guntur player was beaten by top seed Son Wan Ho of South Korea 21-14, 21-18. Srikanth never looked in the contention in the first game […]

Saina, Srikanth, Sindhu in quarters, Praneeth, Jayaram lose

Glasgow: India’s Saina Nehwal, P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth reached the quarter-finals, while B. Sai Praneeth, Ajay Jayaram and the mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N. Sikki Reddy lost in the pre-quarterfinals of the World Badminton Championships here on Thursday. Sindhu, a double World Championships bronze medallist, earned a hard-fought win over Hong […]

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Ruthless Srikanth whips Sakai to win Indonesian Open

Jakarta: Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth played at his ruthless best to thump Japanese Sakai Kazumasa in straight games and clinch the men’s singles title at the Indonesian Open Superseries Premier here on Sunday. Srikanth made short work of Sakai 21-11, 21-19 in the final which lasted barely 37 minutes at the Jakarta Convention Center (JCC). […]