PV Sindhu

  • Sindhu, Srikanth lead Indian charge at Asian Badminton Championship 21-04-2014 12:50 PM

    New Delhi: With ace shuttler Saina Nehwal giving the tournament a miss, PV Sindhu and national champion K Srikanth will spearhead the Indian challenge at the $200,000 Asian Badminton championship which gets underway at Gimcheon, Korea on Tuesday. Olympic bronze-medallist, Saina decided to take rest to focus on the Thomas...
  • Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth rises to World No.16 17-04-2014 11:54 PM

    Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth made a remarkable leap of nine places in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) men's singles rankings released on Thursday. Backed by his semifinal appearance at the recently concluded Singapore Open Super Series, where he lost to World No.1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, the Hyderabadi...
  • Srikanth enters semis, Sindhu crashes out of Singapore Open 11-04-2014 04:54 PM

    Singapore: India's Kidambi Srikanth registered a hard-fought win to enter the semi-finals of the men's singles event of the Singapore Super Series even as P V Sindhu and B Sai Praneeth crashed out in straight games, here on Friday. Srikanth got the better of world number 14 Hun Yu of...
  • Sindhu, Srikanth and Sai Praneeth reach Singapore Open quarterfinals 10-04-2014 06:52 PM

    Singapore: Teen sensation P V Sindhu entered the quarterfinals with a victory in women's singles but it was young Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth, who created a flutter at the USD 300,000 Singapore Super Series, with a stunning win over world number 10 Tien Minh Nguyen of Vietnam on Thursday. Another...
  • PV Sindhu drops out of top-10 of singles rankings 10-04-2014 04:21 PM

    New Delhi: A first round exit from the India Open last week means PV Sindhu drops a place to No.11 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) women's singles rankings released Thursday. Spain's Carolina Marin jumped three places to No.10, overtaking the Indian. Meanwhile, Saina Nehwal retained her No.8 spot....
  • Saina Nehwal out but Sindhu advances to 2nd round of Singapore Open 09-04-2014 07:31 PM

    Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal's poor form in international arena continued as she suffered a first round exit in the Singapore Open Super Series while PV Sindhu made her way into the pre-quarterfinals after a hard-fought victory in women's singles on Wednesday. World number eight Saina fought for an hour...
  • Saina Nehwal, Sindhu are strong opponents: Li Xuerui 03-04-2014 09:30 PM

    New Delhi: Olympic champion Li Xuerui on Thursday lauded Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu and called them "strong opponents" against whom they can never afford to give an inch. "They are strong opponents, always tough to beat and we respect them. You see how Sindhu has beaten Shixiang...
  • India Open: Shuttler PV Sindhu knocked out in 1st round 03-04-2014 08:31 PM

    Sindhu was ousted by Shixian 15-21, 21-12, 10-21 in a marathon match which lasted an hour and nine minutes. ...
  • Shuttler Sindhu drops to No.10 in rankings 03-04-2014 04:29 PM

    New Delhi: India's P.V. Sindhu dropped a place to No.10 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) women's singles rankings released on Thursday. The 2011 World Championship bronze medallist didn't help her cause as she lost the opener at the $250,000 India Open Super Series against Chinese World No.3 Shixian...
  • Top shuttlers could miss part of Indian Badminton League 02-04-2014 08:03 PM

    New Delhi: Top shuttlers including Lee Chong Wei, Saina Nehwal or P.V. Sindhu could miss part of the Indian Badminton League (IBL) which is coinciding with the $600,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier to be held in Odense. The Badminton Association of India (BAI) announced on Monday that the second...
  • Saina advances, Sindhu out of India Open 02-04-2014 07:50 PM

    New Delhi: While India's best bet Saina Nehwal delivered a dominant performance to enter Round 2, there was stunned silence as P.V. Sindhu's shot went into the net to give Chinese Shixian Wang the win in the opening round of women's singles at the $250,000 India Open Super Series here...
  • Shuttler PV Sindhu all set for India Open challenge 01-04-2014 08:53 PM

    PV Sindhu upbeat ahead of her first-round encounter against All England champion Shixian Wang in India Open. ...
  • Saina Nehwal is struggling for form, says Malaysian badminton legend 01-04-2014 02:50 PM

    New Delhi: Malaysian badminton legend Rashid Sidek feels that India's best bet in the sport Saina Nehwal is currently struggling for form. Though the World No.8 ended her 15-month title drought by winning the India Grand Prix Gold in January, she failed to make an impact against top shuttlers in...
  • Home shuttlers face tough draws at India Open 31-03-2014 03:50 PM

    New Delhi: A large Indian contingent led by top shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu will be vying for honours in the toughest India Open Super Series yet, which commences at the Siri Fort Sports Complex on Tuesday. Chief coach Pullela Gopichand affirmed that this edition of the country's premier...
  • Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu could face off in semis at India Super Series 25-03-2014 07:19 PM

    New Delhi: Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu, India's best hopes in the BWF India Super Series, might face off at the semi-final if they can cross a Chinese hurdle each in the second half of the women's singles. Indian ace shuttlers, Saina and Sindhu will be the star attraction in...
  • With stellar record, Sindhu confident against Shixian 20-03-2014 06:54 PM

    New Delhi: World top-10 shuttler Pusarla Venkata Sindhu will take an impressive 3-0 head-to-head against former World No.1 Shixian Wang of China when they meet in the $250,000 India Open Super Series opener at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here April 2. The World No.9 has been handed a tough...
  • Sindhu, Kashyap lose in semis; Saina out in quarters at Swiss Open 15-03-2014 11:14 PM

    Basel: Top Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu and Parupalli Kashyap suffered heartbreaking defeats in the semi-finals, while Saina Nehwal was knocked out at the last-eight stage as India's campaign in the USD 125,000 Swiss Grand Prix Gold tournament came to an end on Saturday. World championship bronze medallist, Sindhu, who had...
  • Sindhu saunters past World No.2 to reach Swiss Open semis 15-03-2014 10:38 AM

    Basel: Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu tamed World No.2 Shixian Wang in straight games to enter the women's singles semi-finals at the $125,000 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold at St. Jakobshalle. Parupalli Kashyap too made to the last four while Saina Nehwal exited the competition. World No.9 Sindhu took 45 minutes...
  • Saina, Sindhu, Kashyap in Swiss Open quarters 14-03-2014 09:07 AM

    Basel: Top Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and Parupalli Kashyap had contrasting victories to progress to the quarter-finals of the $125,000 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold at St. Jakobshalle here on Thursday. French World No.42 Sashina Vignes Waran was no match for Saina as the sixth seeded Indian came...
  • Saina Nehwal slides to eighth in world badminton rankings 13-03-2014 11:38 PM

    New Delhi: Struggling badminton player Saina Nehwal on Thursday lost a place to be eighth in the world rankings while her compatriot PV Sindhu managed to retain her ninth spot in the latest chart, issued by Badminton World Federation. Saina, the Olympic bronze medallist, has been enduring a a poor...
  • Sindhu not to defend Malaysia GP Gold title 11-03-2014 05:20 PM

    New Delhi: P.V. Sindhu, World No.9 shuttler, will not be defending her women's singles title at the $120,000 Malaysia Grand Prix Gold being held at Johor Bahru March 25-30. The World Championship bronze medallist won her first Grand Prix title last year in May when the tournament was held in...
  • PV Sindhu reaches world number nine in BWF ranking 20-02-2014 05:14 PM

    New Delhi: Badminton teen sensation P V Sindhu improved one more place to close the gap with ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal in the latest world ranking released in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday. Sindhu reached the ninth spot, to stay just one place behind Saina, who remained static at the...
  • Sindhu eyes medals in CWG and Asian Games 16-02-2014 05:15 PM

    New Delhi: Brimming with confidence after a successful season, PV Sindhu now wants to win medals at her maiden Commonwealth and Asian Games and said she will look to end the year within the top 6 bracket. Sindhu showed her worth as the next big sensation in Indian badminton when...
  • Saina rises to No.7, Sindhu back in top 10 of BWF rankings 30-01-2014 03:56 PM

    New Delhi: Following her win at the India Grand Prix Gold on Sunday, Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal jumped two places to No.7 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) women's singles rankings released on Thursday. Saina overtook German Juliane Schenk and Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying to rise up...
  • Aiming to reach world top-6 in 2014: PV Sindhu 28-01-2014 07:00 PM

    New Delhi: Premier women's singles shuttler PV Sindhu says her target in 2014 is to be among the world's top-6 and maintain her position. World No. 11 Sindhu will be playing her first Commonwealth Games and Asian Games later this year. The 18-year-old Hyderabadi, who is the first Indian singles...
  • Saina Nehwal dedicates title to Gopichand, parents 27-01-2014 09:28 AM

    Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal on Sunday dedicated her first title in 15 months - the India Grand Prix Gold - to her parents and chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand. The World No. 9, who had last won a title at the Denmark Open Super Series Premier in October...
  • Saina Nehwal wins Syed Modi International tournament 26-01-2014 05:39 PM

    India ace shuttler Saina Nehwal today snapped her 15 months title drought, clinching the Syed Modi International India Grand Prix Gold badminton crown with a straight-game victory over compatriot PV Sindhu in the women's singles competition, here today. The London Olympics bronze medallist staved off the challenge from Sindhu 21-14...
  • Saina wins the final battle against Sindhu; Srikanth loses to Song at India GP Gold 26-01-2014 04:29 PM

    Lucknow: India ace shuttler Saina Nehwal on Sunday snapped her 15 months title drought, clinching the Syed Modi International India Grand Prix Gold badminton crown with a straight-game victory over compatriot PV Sindhu in the women's singles competition. The London Olympics bronze medallist staved off the challenge from Sindhu 21-14...
  • As it happened: India Grand Prix Gold women's and men's singles finals 26-01-2014 02:34 PM

    Playing her first final in 15 months, Saina Nehwal came out all guns blazing to beat PV Sindhu 21-14, 21-17 in the final in Lucknow on Sunday. Saina prevailed over China's Xuan Deng 21-14, 17-21, 21-19 while Sindhu surpassed Lindaweni Fanetri from Indonesia 21-6, 12-21, 21-17 in the semis to...