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  • Shuttlers Anand Pawar, Saili Rane lose in Scottish Open semis November 22, 2014

    Glasgow: The Indian campaign at the $50,000 Scottish Open Grand Prix came an end as Anand Pawar and Saili Rane lost their respective semi-final matches at the Emirates Arena on Saturday. Spanish second seed Beatriz Corrales defeated Saili 21-13, 24-22 in 39 minutes in their first women's singles career meet. The match...
  • Shuttlers Anand Pawar, Saili Rana in Scottish Open quarters November 21, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers Anand Pawar and Saili Rane reached the quarter-finals of their respective categories at the $50,000 Scottish Open Grand Prix. Men's singles seventh seed Pawar defeated Dutch Erik Meijs 21-17, 21-17 in 43 minutes at the Emirates Arena. With the win the Mumbaikar extended his career record to 3-0...
  • Anand Pawar, Saili Rane advance to pre-quarters in Scottish Open November 20, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers had a good day in office with Anand Pawar and Saili Rane notching up victories in men's and women's singles respectively to advance to the pre-quarterfinals of the Scottish Open Grand Prix here on Thursday. Seeded seventh in the tournament, Pawar registered an easy 21-7 21-15 win over...
  • Jayaram, Praneeth reach prequarters of Indonesian Masters September 11, 2014

    Palembang: Four Indian shuttlers, Ajay Jayaram, B Sai Praneeth, H S Prannoy and Anand Pawar advanced to the prequarterfinals of the USD 12,500 Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament in the men's singles competition on Thursday. Jayaram and Praneeth will clash in the prequarterfinals, following their gruelling threegame wins in...
  • Badminton: Anand Pawar bows out of Canada Open Grand Prix July 3, 2014

    Vancouver: India's campaign ended at the Canada Open Grand Prix badminton tournament as Anand Pawar crashed out of the men's singles event after going down to Kuei Chun Shih of Chinese Taipei in a keenly contested prequarterfinal match, here. The fourth seeded Indian fought well before losing 2224, 2117, 1521 against...
  • Shuttler Anand Pawar in third round of Canada Open July 2, 2014

    Vancouver: India's Anand Pawar reached the men's singles prequarterfinals of the Canada Open Grand Prix tournament with a straightgame win over local shuttler Bobby Milroy. The Indian thrashed the qualifier 2112, 2111 yesterday to set up a clash with Chinese Taipei's Kuei Chun Shih. The fourth seed had defeated Korea's Kim...
  • Anand Pawar out of Swiss Open, Saina Nehwal in 2nd round March 13, 2014

    Basel: Indian shuttler Anand Pawar went down fighting to Chinese Taipei's Tien Chen Chou in the pre-quarterfinals while Saina Nehwal made a winning start to her campaign in women's singles in the USD 125,000 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold on Thursday. World number 36 Anand squandered a first game advantage to...
  • Saina off to winning start in Swiss GP; Kashyap, Pawar enter third round March 13, 2014

    Basel: Top Indian male shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and Anand Pawar eased into the third round of the Swiss Grand Prix Gold tournament, while Saina Nehwal made a winning start to her campaign in the women's singles event of the $125,000 event here. Kashyap, seeded third, took 33 minutes to dispose off...
  • Sindhu, Kashyap enter second round of Swiss Open March 12, 2014

    Basel: Top Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap and Anand Pawar got off to winning starts, notching up victories in their respective opening round singles matches at the the USD 125,000 Swiss Grand Prix Gold tournament here on Wednesday. World championship bronze medallist Sindhu posted a comfortable 21-18 21-15 victory...
  • Anand Pawar loses in Hong Kong Open qualifiers November 19, 2013

    Hong Kong: Indian shuttler Anand Pawar squandered an early lead to suffer a threegame defeat against Nan Wei in the men's singles qualifying competition of the Hong Kong Super Series here Tuesday. The world number 30 Anand lost 2118, 1321, 1321 in a 50minute battle against the local shuttler, who is...
  • Pawar enters round three of Bitburger Open October 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian shuttler Anand Pawar defeated Erik Meijs of Netherlands to enter the third round of the Bitburger Open Grand Prix Gold in Saarbrucken, Germany on Wednesday. Fifth seeded Pawar got the better of Meijs in straight games 2112, 2114. Earlier, Pawar notched up a comprehensive victory over Ukraine's KyryloLeonov to...
  • Praneeth, Anand qualify for main draw in French Super Series October 22, 2013

    Paris: Indian shuttlers B Sai Praneeth, Anand Pawar and K Srikanth reached the main draw of the French Super Series after notching up contrasting victories in the men's singles qualifiers on Tuesday. Seeded fourth in the qualifiers, Praneeth registered a 2114, 2115 win over Finland's Ville Lang in the opening round...
  • Shuttler Anand Pawar reaches main draw of Denmark Open October 15, 2013

    Odense: Indian shuttler Anand Pawar powered his way to the main draw of the men's singles competition with a straightgame victory over German's Dieter Domke in the Denmark Super Series Premier on Tuesday. Pawar notched up a 2624, 2115 win over local player Flemming Quach in the first round and then...
  • Shuttler Pawar enters Round 2 in China September 11, 2013

    Changzhou: Indian shuttler Anand Pawar moved into the men's singles second round at the China Masters Super Series at the Olympic Sports Center Xincheng Gymnasium here on Wednesday. The World No.39 escaped an extremely tough first round encounter against top seed and World No.2 Chen Long of China, who gave a...
  • Anand Pawar disappointed over IBL auction snub July 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Anand Pawar, ranked 43rd in the world and a member of the Indian Sudirman Cup team, has expressed his disappointment at not being bought during Monday's Indian Badminton League auctions. "Sad and unhappy to see that I haven't been picked in the Indian Badminton League auction even after making a...
  • Kashyap drops out of top10, Sindhu moves up May 2, 2013

    New Delhi: After achieving a careerhigh of World No.6 last week, Parupalli Kashyap dropped out of the men's singles top10 in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released Thursday. Due to a first round exit at the recently concluded India Open, Kashyap dropped five places to be ranked 11. But on the...
  • Gopichand happy with emerging crop of players April 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Seeing his protege Saina Nehwal departing early from India Open, national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand was expectedly sad but that feeling was more or less neutralised when he witnessed the gritty performances of young players such as PV Sindhu. "We have had a whole lot of players emerging from...
  • India's campaign ends at Australian Open GP badminton April 4, 2013

    Sydney: India's campaign at the Australian Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament ended on Thursday after RMV Gurusaidutt and Anand Pawar lost their respective third round matches of the men's singles event here. Eleventh seeded Gurusaidutt gave a tough fight to world number one Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia before going...
  • Saina slips to 3rd in rankings, Kashyap up to 9th March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal slipped down a place to be ranked third while Parupalli Kashyap jumped two places to be ninth in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released Thursday. Saina, who turns 23 on March 17, was overtaken by World Champion Yihan Wang in the women's singles...
  • Sourabh reaches second round of qualifiers in All England March 5, 2013

    Birmingham: Rising Indian shuttler Sourabh Verma kept his hopes of reaching the main draw of All England Championship alive after notching up a hard-fought victory in the first round of the qualifiers on Tuesday. But it was curtains for compatriots Anand Pawar and RMV Gurusaidutt as they lost their respective first...
  • Jayaram, Anand and Arvind advance to 2nd round of German Open February 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian shuttlers Ajay Jayaram, Anand Pawar and Arvind Bhat reached the second round of the German Open badminton championship after notching up contrasting victories in their respective men's singles matches at Mlheim an der ruhr, Germany. World number 32 Jayaram, seeded 10th, prevailed over Brice Leverdez of France 21-12...
  • Anand Pawar loses in first round of Denmark Open October 17, 2012

    Odense: Mumbai shuttler Anand Pawar lost in the men's singles first round of the Denmark Open Super Series Premier in a three game match here on Wednesday. Pawar went down to Japanese fifth seed Sho Sasaki 2114, 1521, 1121 in a 54minute match after qualifying for the main draw on...
  • Shuttler Anand reaches main draw of Denmark Open October 16, 2012

    Odense: Indian shuttler Anand Pawar notched up straightgame victories in the men's singles qualifying matches and cruised to the main draw of the Denmark Super Series here on Tuesday. World number 51 Anand thrashed Russian Ivan Sozonov 217, 217 in his first match and then tamed Thailand's Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk 2119, 2116...
  • Saina, Anand crash out of All England badminton March 5, 2009

    New Delhi: India's highest ranked shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Chetan Anand crashed out of the All England badminton tournament after suffering contrasting defeats in the first round of the Super series event in London on Wednesday. Saina hopes of a successful comeback after an injury layoff went up in smoke after...