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Tag: P V Sindhu

P.V Sindhu
PV Sindhu loses in Thailand Open semifinals

The 26-year-old from Hyderabad had lost to Chen the last time they faced off at the 2019 BWF World Tour Finals.

P.V Sindhu Beats Ongbamrungphan To Clinch Swiss Open Title
P.V Sindhu Beats Ongbamrungphan To Clinch Swiss Open Title

Ranked seventh in the badminton world rankings, Sindhu went into the final with a 15-1 head-to-head record over world No 11 Ongramrungphan.

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.

Odisha Wins ‘Best State’ Sportstar Award For Promotion Of Sports, Deep Grace Ekka, Pramod Bhagat Also Bag Prize

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: Odisha was adjudged as the ‘Best State’ for promotion of sports at the Sportstar ACES Awards 2020 held in Mumbai on Monday. Sports Minister Tusharkanti Behera received the award for the State. This is the second consecutive year that the State has won the award in the same category. Odisha’s ace para badminton player […]

Sindhu Loses Again, Knocked Out Of BWF World Tour Final

Guangzhou: Defending champion P V Sindhu was knocked out of the year-ending BWF World Tour Final after losing to China’s Chen Yufei, her second defeat in two days, here on Thursday. Sindhu lost 22-20, 16-21, 12-21. Just like in her campaign opener against Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi on Wednesday, Sindhu squandered a game advantage to lose […]

Another Early Exit For Sindhu As She Bows Out Of China Open

Fuzhou: Ace Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu continued with her poor form when she got knocked out in the opening round of the ongoing China Open after a shock defeat to World No. 42 Pai Yu Po of Chinese Taipei on Tuesday. The World No. 6, who made early exits in China, Korea and Denmark, lost […]

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 […]

BCCI Plans To Felicitate Bindra, Mary Kom, Sindhu At Eden Test

Kolkata: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has plans to felicitate India’s legendary Olympians Abhinav Bindra, M C Mary Kom and P V Sindhu on the sidelines of India’s second Test against Bangladesh which could be a day-night affair. India will take on Bangladesh on November 22 as part of their two-Test […]

French Open: Sindhu Out; Satwik-Chirag Enter Semis

Paris: Ace Indian women shuttler P.V. Sindhu bowed out of the ongoing French Open badminton tournament after losing her quarter-final match. Newly crowned World Champion Sindhu lost to World No. 1 Tai Tzu Ying 21-16, 24-26, 21-17 in an intense last-eight match which lasted for 75 minutes on Friday night. It was a fierce battle […]

Deepika Becomes Flag-Bearer Of Modi's 'Bharat Ki Laxmi' Initiative

Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone along with world badminton champion P.V. Sindhu will be representing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s campaign ‘Bharat Ki Laxmi’, which celebrates womanhood. Deepika and Sindhu shared a video on their social media pages. In the video, the two icons were seen talking about the initiative that aims at bring to light the […]

Sindhu Looks To Snap Run Of Early Exits At French Open

Paris: World champion P V Sindhu would look to snap her recent run of early exits when she begins her women’s singles campaign at the USD 750,000 French Open badminton tournament, beginning here on Tuesday. Since claiming her maiden World Championships title in August, Sindhu has looked awfully out-of-form as she had failed to cross […]

Parupalli Kashyap Advances To Korea Open Quarters

Incheon (S.Korea): Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap on Thursday advanced to the quarter-finals of the ongoing Korea Open badminton tournament after registering a hard-fought win over Malaysia’s Liew Daren. Kashyap, who is the only Indian left in the fray, defeated Daren 21-17, 11-21, 21-12 in a match that lasted almost an hour. The 33-year-old will now […]

Korea Open: Sindhu, Saina Crash Out, Kashyap Advances

Incheon: World champion and ace India shuttler PV Sindhu crashed out in the first round of the Korea Open while Saina Nehwal was forced to retire here on Wednesday. In the men’s singles, B. Sai Praneeth made an early exit from the tournament while Parupalli Kashyap was the lone Indian to survive in the competition. […]

China Open: Sindhu, Sai Praneeth Through To 2nd Round

Changzhou (China): P.V. Sindhu on Wednesday cruised to the second round of the 2019 China Open with a straight-game win over Chinese Olympic gold medallist Li Xuerui. In a match that lasted 34 minutes, Sindhu beat Li Xuerui 21-18, 21-12 to reach the second round where she will face either Thailand’s Pompawee Chonchuwong or Canada’s […]

Sindhu Thanks Fans, Promises More Medals

New Delhi: Following her historic victory at the World Championships, star shuttler P.V. Sindhu said she is very proud to be an Indian and will try to win more medals for the country in the times to come. On Sunday, Sindhu became the first Indian shuttler to win gold at the BWF World Championships after […]

Sindhu, Tai Set Up Quarterfinal Clash At World's

Basel (Switzerland): Chinese Taipei’s Tai Tzu-ying and India’s P.V. Sindhu will square off in a much-anticipated women’s singles quarterfinal contest at the BWF World Championships on Friday after recording straight-game victories in their respective matches in Basel. Second-seeded Tai was in trouble in both games but managed to edge past South Korean Kim Ga-eun 24-22, […]

BFI Should Do Away With Selection Trials: Mary Kom

New Delhi: Veteran boxer Mary Kom on Wednesday indicated that the system of boxers having to go through trials ahead of big tournaments needs to be relooked at. Earlier, it had emerged that the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) cancelled trials in Mary Kom’s 51kg category for the World Boxing Championships and had sent her […]

Sindhu Stays At 5, Yamaguchi Takes Top Spot

New Delhi: Ace Indian shutter P.V. Sindhu has maintained her fifth spot in the women’s singles ranking released by Badminton World Federation (BWF), while her compatriot Saina Nehwal remained at eight. Nehwal will be competing at the Thailand Open after an injury lay-off had forced her to miss the Indonesia Open and Japan Open. Sindhu, […]

Five potential medal winners for India at Tokyo Olympics

New Delhi: In the last 24 Olympic Games that India have participated so far since 1900, only 28 medals have been won by the country which now has a population of more than 1.3 billion. Of these, nine were gold, six silver and 11 bronze medals. In the 2016 Rio Olympics, India managed to win […]

Sindhu, Sai Praneeth enter Japan Open quarters; Prannoy loses

Tokyo: Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu and B Sai Praneeth moved into the quarterfinals of the Japan Open after registering contrasting wins in their respective events here on Thursday. While fifth seed Sindhu had to toil hard in an hour-long battle to get the better of unseeded Japanese Aya Ohori 11-21 21-10 21-13 in a […]

Sindhu loses to Yamaguchi in Indonesia Open final

Jakarta: P V Sindhu’s hopes of breaking a seven-month title drought came crashing down as the Indian lost in straight games to Akane Yamaguchi in the finals of Indonesia Open BWF Tour Super 1000 tournament here Sunday. Seven months after becoming the first Indian to win the season-ending BWF World Tour Finals in December, Olympic […]

Sindhu beats Okuhara to storm into Indonesia Open semifinals

Jakarta: Top Indian shuttler P V Sindhu stormed into the semifinals of the Indonesia Open after beating Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in straight games in the women’s singles event here on Friday. Olympic silver medallist Sindhu, seeded fifth, hardly had to break a sweat as she posted a comfortable 21-14 21-7 win over the third seeded […]

Sindhu hopes to turn the tide in upcoming tournaments this month

Hyderabad: Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu Thursday admitted that her season so far has not been “great” but expressed hope of turning the tide in the upcoming events, beginning with Indonesia Open from July 16. Sindhu has played in six tournaments so far this year without reaching a final. She reached the semifinals in […]

Sindhu crashes out of All England Open

Birmingham: Indian star P.V. Sindhu crashed out of the All England Open badminton championships following a hard fought defeat to Sung Ji-Hyun of South Korea in the first round of the women’s singles category, here on Wednesday. Sindhu gave a tough fight before going down 16-21, 22-20, 18-21 in an hour and 20 minutes. The […]

Saina beats Sindhu to retain Nationals crown, Sourabh claims third title

Guwahati: Saina Nehwal beat P V Sindhu in straight games in the marquee clash of the tournament to retain her women’s singles crown at the 83rd Yonex Sunrise Senior Badminton Nationals here Saturday. The three-time former champion Saina used her powerful smashes to telling effect, registering a 21-18 21-15 win against Sindhu, a two-time winner, […]

Sindhu makes winning start at badminton nationals

Guwahati: Two-time champion P.V. Sindhu began her quest for a third title with a win at the Yonex-Sunrise 83rd Senior National Badminton Championships here on Thursday. The top seed beat Nagpur’s rising star Malvika Bansod 21-11, 21-13 to progress into the quarter-finals. Harsheel Dani, meanwhile, caused the upset of the day by showing the door […]

Sindhu, Sameer top seeds for badminton Senior Nationals

Guwahati: Rio silver medallist P.V.Sindhu and former national champion Sameer Verma were on Monday marked as the top seeds of the women and men’s singles, respectively, as the 83rd Senior National Badminton Championships 2018-19 gets underway here on Tuesday. The top eight singles players will be placed directly in the pre-quarterfinals. Similarly, the top four […]

Sindhu perfectly placed before All England, World Championships: Gopichand

Kolkata: His eyes set on ending the 18-year-old wait for an Indian to become an All England champion, national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand on Friday hinted that P.V. Sindhu is perfectly placed to achieve the rare feat after a stellar 2018 in which the star shuttler clinched the season-ending World Tour Finals title to end […]

PBL's fourth edition to start with Sindhu-Marin clash

New Delhi: The rivalry between reigning Olympic and World champion Carolina Marin and Rio silver medallist P.V.Sindhu will be renewed when they face off in the Premier Badminton League (PBL) Season 4 opener at the National Sports Club of India in Mumbai on December 22. Marin could be the ace that actress-turned-owner Tapsee Pannu will […]

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 Sindhu advances at China Open

Fuzhou (China): Star Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu defeated Evgeniya Kosetskaya of Russia to advanced to the next round of the China Open here on Tuesday. The Third seed and World No. 3 Sindhu defeated her Russian opponent in straight games 21-13, 21-19 in less than 30 minutes of play. In the first game, Sindhu dominated […]

Sindhu in second round of French Open

Paris: Ace India shuttler P.V. Sindhu entered the second round of ongoing French Open after thrashing Beiwen Zhang in straight games here on Tuesday. Sindhu took just 34 minutes to outclass Zhang 21-17, 21-8. With this win, the Rio Olympic silver medalist avenged her loss at the hands of Zhang in the opening round of […]

Saina survives, Sindhu ousted from Denmark Open

Odense: Star shuttler Saina Nehwal survived a scare before progressing to the second round of the Denmark Open but it was heartbreak for Rio silver medallist P.V. Sindhu, who crashed out after being stunned by unseeded American Beiwen Zhang in the opening round of the womens singles event here on Tuesday. Saina overcame stiff resistance […]

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 […]

Shuttler Sindhu settles for Asiad silver

Jakarta: Indian star shuttler P.V. Sindhu had to settle for a historic silver after going down in straight games in the women’s singles final at the 18th Asian Games here on Tuesday. Third seed Sindhu was no match for World No.1 Tai Tzu-ying of Taiwan and was outclassed 21-13, 21-16 in just 34 minutes. The […]

Very less time to prepare but hope to do better at Asiad: Sindhu

Hyderabad: P V Sindhu believes Indian shuttlers haven’t got enough time to prepare for the Asian Games but expects the team to deliver more than just the one bronze medal claimed in the 2014 edition. Indian women’s team had won a bronze medal at Incheon four years ago and Sindhu hoped they can change the […]

Badminton Worlds: Sindhu loses in final; Record 3rd title for Carolina Marin

Nanjing: Indian women’s singles star shuttler P.V. Sindhu suffered yet another heartbreak in a major final as she lost to Rio Olympic champion Carolina Marin in straight games in her second consecutive final of the Badminton World Championships here on Sunday. Third seed Sindhu, who was a three-time World Championships medallist before this edition, fell 19-21, […]

Badminton Worlds: Sindhu enters final

Nanjing (China): Indian women’s singles star P.V. Sindhu overcame Japanese second seed Akane Yamaguchi in straight games here on Saturday to march into the second consecutive final of the Badminton World Championships. Third seed Sindhu, a three-time World Championships medallist, prevailed 21-16, 24-22 in 55 minutes over Yamaguchi, the 2017 Asian Championships silver medallist.

Saina beats Sindhu to reach Indonesia Masters semis

Jakarta: Veteran Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal got the better of compatriot P.V. Sindhu in straight games to enter the semi-finals of $350,000 Indonesia Masters World Tour Super 500 here on Friday. Saina, the 2012 Olympic bronze medallist, moved past 2016 Olympic runner-up and second seed Sindhu 21-13, 21-19 in 37 minutes in a quarter-final. With […]