Taufik Hidayat

  • Jwala slams Saina for her comments on Hidayat 21-08-2013 07:02 PM

    New Delhi: Top Indian doubles player Jwala Gutta took a dig at Saina Nehwal for differing with Indonesian great Taufik Hidayat on the auction of players in the Indian Badminton League (IBL). Former Olympic and World Champion Hidayat was unhappy over the way the overseas players were bought at their...
  • Now Hidayat says IBL auction was not fair 20-08-2013 11:49 AM

    Mumbai: Former Olympic and World champion Taufik Hidayat is the latest to criticise the auction process of the inaugural Indian Badminton League (IBL) and felt the foreign players were not treated in a fair manner as compared to their Indian counterparts. Hidayat was bought for a meager USD 15,000 (same...
  • Taufik Hidayat says it's fifty-fifty against Pune 18-08-2013 10:47 PM

    Mumbai: Former Olympic and World champion Taufik Hidayat on Sunday said all the teams in the Indian Badminton League are evenly matched and that he expects a good fight against Pune franchise. "It is (Pune) a good team in singles, mixed doubles and doubles. But we have a chance to...
  • Sindhu's rise will lessen burden on Saina: Hidayat 15-08-2013 01:40 PM

    New Delhi: Former Olympic and World champion Taufik Hidayat feels that the emergence of the phenomenally talented PV Sindhu will not only reduce the burden of expectations on Saina Nehwal but also make India a force to reckon with in women's singles category. The 18-year-old Sindhu had won the bronze...
  • Thulasi, Arundhati, Sai Praneeth enter main draw in Singapore 18-06-2013 04:53 PM

    Singapore: Indian shuttlers P.C. Thulasi, Arundhati Pantawane and B. Sai Praneeth entered the main draw after winning the qualification rounds of their respective categories at the Singapore Open Super Series here Tuesday. Sai Praneeth, who sent legendary Taufik Hidayat into retirement last week, won both his men's singles qualification matches....
  • Sai Praneeth stuns Taufik Hidayat to enter pre-quarters 12-06-2013 10:12 PM

    Jakarta: Young Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth stunned former world and Olympic champion Taufik Hidayat of Indonesia to storm into the pre-quarterfinals of the Indonesian Super Series Premier on Wednesday. The 20-year-old Indian, who made it to the main draw through the qualifiers, came back from one game down as...
  • Prannoy goes down fighting to top seed Lee at India Open 26-04-2013 07:47 PM

    New Delhi: HS Prannoy started off as a qualifier at the India Open 2013, but by the fourth day the Indian had beaten Indonesian legend Taufiq Hidayat. On Friday, he was up against the world number one Lee Chong Wei at the Siri Fort Sports Complex and he lost 21-14,...
  • Shuttler Kashyap attains career best 6th ranking 25-04-2013 05:02 PM

    New Delhi: His first-round ouster from the India Open singles event notwithstanding, London Olympics quarter-finalist Parupalli Kashyap moved up a place to career-best sixth in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings on Thursday. Kashyap scaled his career-best singles ranking a day after losing his first-round match at the India Open...
  • Prannoy upsets Hidayat to enter India Open quarter-final 25-04-2013 04:03 PM

    New Delhi: What Parupalli Kashyap couldn't do in the first round, India's emerging shuttler HS Prannoy did in the second round by beating the former Olympic champion Taufik Hidayat 26-24, 21-9 to sail into the quarter-final of India Open here on Thursday at the Siri Fort Complex. Hidayat looked off-colour...
  • Kashyap fails to go past Hidayat hurdle in India Open 24-04-2013 05:53 PM

    New Delhi: In a neck-and-neck tie at the India Open, India's top-ranked men's player Parupalli Kashyap lost to the former Olympic champion Taufik Hidayat 21-13, 21-23, 18-21 to bow out in the first round of the Super Series event at the Siri Fort Complex on Wednesday. At the start of...
  • World champion Hidayat loses in Madrid 22-09-2006 12:42 PM

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