Anand Pawar

  • Anand Pawar out of Swiss Open, Saina Nehwal in 2nd round 13-03-2014 10:33 PM

    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...
  • Saina off to winning start in Swiss GP; Kashyap, Pawar enter third round 13-03-2014 11:36 AM

    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...
  • Sindhu, Kashyap enter second round of Swiss Open 12-03-2014 11:27 AM

    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...
  • Anand Pawar loses in Hong Kong Open qualifiers 19-11-2013 06:22 PM

    Hong Kong: Indian shuttler Anand Pawar squandered an early lead to suffer a three-game 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 21-18, 13-21, 13-21 in a 50-minute battle against the local shuttler, who...
  • Pawar enters round three of Bitburger Open 30-10-2013 11:06 PM

    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 21-12, 21-14. Earlier, Pawar notched up a comprehensive victory over Ukraine's...
  • Praneeth, Anand qualify for main draw in French Super Series 22-10-2013 11:12 PM

    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 21-14, 21-15 win over Finland's Ville Lang in the opening...
  • Shuttler Anand Pawar reaches main draw of Denmark Open 15-10-2013 09:36 PM

    Odense: Indian shuttler Anand Pawar powered his way to the main draw of the men's singles competition with a straight-game victory over German's Dieter Domke in the Denmark Super Series Premier on Tuesday. Pawar notched up a 26-24, 21-15 win over local player Flemming Quach in the first round and...
  • Shuttler Pawar enters Round 2 in China 11-09-2013 08:00 PM

    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...
  • Anand Pawar disappointed over IBL auction snub 25-07-2013 06:57 PM

    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...
  • Kashyap drops out of top-10, Sindhu moves up 02-05-2013 05:31 PM

    New Delhi: After achieving a career-high of World No.6 last week, Parupalli Kashyap dropped out of the men's singles top-10 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...
  • Gopichand happy with emerging crop of players 28-04-2013 02:27 PM

    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...
  • India's campaign ends at Australian Open GP badminton 04-04-2013 04:42 PM

    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...