DENMARK OPEN

  • Parupalli Kashyap loses in Denmark Open semifinals October 19, 2014

    Indian campaign in the Denmark Open Super Series Premier badminton tournament ended with Parupalli Kashyap suffering a straight-game defeat at the hands of second seed Chen Long of China in the men's singles semifinals. Kashyap, who had stunned third seed Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark in the quarterfinals, lost 16-21, 15-21...
  • Parupalli Kashyap stuns Jorgensen to enter Denmark Open semis October 18, 2014

    Leading male shuttler Parupalli Kashyap created a huge upset in the Denmark Open super Series Premier, defeating local favourite and World No.3 Jan O. Jorgensen to storm into semi-final of the badminton tournament. Recently-crowned Commonwealth Games champion Kashyap, who won 21-19, 21-15 in 42 minutes at the Odense Sports Park Friday...
  • Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth lose in Denmark Open quarters October 18, 2014

    Odense: Indian shuttlers had a disappointing outing at the Denmark Open Super Series Premier as Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth lost their respective quarter-final matches here on Friday. While 2012 London Olympics bronze medallist Saina lost to World No.2 Shixian Wang of China 20-22, 15-21 in 45 minutes while...
  • Lin Dan withdraws from Denmark Open due to injury October 17, 2014

    Copenhagen: Chinese badminton superstar Lin Dan has withdrawn from the Yonex Denmark Open due to a knee injury. Lin withdrew shortly before his duel against third-seeded Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark on Thursday due to a knee injury suffered in the first round, reports Xinhua. "I'm really sorry that I had to...
  • Four Indian shuttlers, including Saina Nehwal, advance in Denmark Open October 17, 2014

    Odense: On a fruitful day for the Indian shuttlers, Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu stormed into the women's singles quarter-finals while two men's players also secured places in the last-eight stage of the Denmark Open Super Series Badminton event, here on Thursday. London Olympics bronze medallist Saina made short work of...
  • P V Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth progress to Denmark Open quarters October 16, 2014

    Denmark: Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth progressed to the quarter-finals of their categories at the $600,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier on Thursday. Two-time World Championship bronze medallist Sindhu needed only 31 minutes to move past Russia's Ksenia Polikarpova 21-17, 21-19 in their first ever women's singles match. Later,...
  • Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu in second round of Denmark Open October 16, 2014

    Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu reached the second round of the women's singles event of the Denmark Open Super Series Premier on Wednesday. While 2012 London Olympics bronze medallist Saina was made to work hard for her 12-21, 21-10, 21-12 win over Germany's Karin Schnaase, two-time World Championships bronze...
  • Mixed doubles pair of Ponnappa-Ivanov out of Denmark Open October 15, 2014

    Odense (Denmark): The Indo-Russian mixed doubles badminton pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and Vladimir Ivanov were knocked out in the first round of the Denmark Open Super Series Premier here on Wednesday. Ponnappa-Ivanov lost 18-21, 18-21 in 30 minutes to Hong Kong pair Yun Lung Chan and Ying Suet Tse at the...
  • Saina Nehwal seeded 7th at Denmark Open October 9, 2014

    Odense: Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal has been seeded seventh in the women's singles main draw of the Denmark Open Super Series Premier, to be played October 14-19. Saina, who won here in 2012, is the only seeded Indian in the $600,000 tournament which will be played at the Odense Sports...
  • Defending champion Saina Nehwal bows out of Denmark Open October 18, 2013

    Odense: The Indian challenge came to an end at the $400,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier here Friday after both Saina Nehwal and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt lost their respective quarterfinals. Defending champion Saina lost a marathon women's singles contest 2113, 1821, 1921 in a thrilling one hour and six minutebattle against Ji...
  • Saina will play in Denmark Open, says Gopichand September 6, 2013

    Hyderabad: Saina Nehwal, who has decided to skip the Japan Open Super Series tournament this month, will play in the Denmark Open in October, chief national coach Pullela Gopichand said here on Friday. "She will be playing in Denmark and France," he told reporters here on the sidelines of inauguration of...
  • Ashwini Ponnappa-Jwala Gutta to renew partnership in Denmark September 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Doubles shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa will join hands with former partner Jwala Gutta once again, starting from the Denmark Open Super Series Premier October 15-20. The 2011 World Championships women's doubles bronze medallists will also play the French Open Super Series (Oct 22-27) and the Bitburger SaarLoxLux Open Grand Prix...
  • Saina reaches world number 3 after Denmark win October 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Riding on her maiden Denmark Open title triumph last Sunday, India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal gained a position to climb up to third spot in the latest World badminton ranking announced on Thursday. The London Olympics Bronze medallist Indian is now just one step away from regaining her world...
  • Saina targets another title at French Open October 23, 2012

    Paris: Fresh from her maiden Denmark Open title triumph, India ace Saina Nehwal will now look to clinch her fifth title of the year when she starts her campaign in the women's singles at the French Open Super Series here on Wednesday. The 22yearold Indian capped her return to court after...
  • IOA hail Saina's Denmark Super series triumph October 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association on Monday congratulated badminton star Saina Nehwal for winning the Denmark Open Super Series Premier Trophy. "Saina's consistent good showing in the International tournaments argues well for Indian sports in general and Badminton in particular," IOA acting President Vijay Kumar Malhotra said in a statement...
  • Saina Nehwal beats Juliane Schenk to win Denmark Open October 21, 2012

    Odense: Olympic bronzemedallist shuttler Saina Nehwal fought through a troubling knee to clinch her fourth title of the year by lifting the Denmark Open Super Series Premier trophy with a dominating win in the final here Sunday. The 22yearold Saina, who was competing in her first tournament after the London Games,...
  • Saina Nehwal in Denmark Open final: Catch the live action here October 21, 2012

    India's badminton ace Saina Nehwal takes on Juliane Schenk of Germany in the Denmark Open final on Sunday. We'll bring you all the updates live through our tweets. Saina made it to the summit clash after beating World No. 1 Wang Yihan of China, who retired with a knee injury...
  • Saina Nehwal enters Denmark Open semis October 20, 2012

    Odense: Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal set up a semifinal clash against old nemesis and world number one Yihan Wang of China after easing past local hope Tine Baun in straight games at the Denmark Open badminton tournament here. Third seed Saina took just 33 minutes to beat fifth seed Baun 2110,...
  • Saina Nehwal progresses to Denmark Open quarterfinals October 18, 2012

    Odense: In a dramatic comeback, badminton World No.4 Saina Nehwal of India won her second round match against Japanese Minatsu Mitani to advance to the women's singles quarterfinals of the Denmark Open Super Series Premier here Thursday. The thirdseeded Indian defeated the unseeded Japanese World No.28 2115, 2114 in 20 minutes. The...
  • Sourabh enters 2nd round of Denmark Open October 18, 2012

    Odense: Rising Indian shuttler Sourabh Varma stunned world number eight and home favourite Peter Hoeg Gade in straight games to enter the second round of the Denmark Open badminton tournament here. The 19yearold Indian prevailed 2118 2114 against the sixthseeded former All England champion in a contest lasting 42 minutes. Sourabh,...
  • Saina eases into 2nd round of Denmark Open October 17, 2012

    Odense (Denmark): Returning to the court after a two month break, Saina Nehwal made a rampaging start to her campaign at the Denmark Open, reaching the second round with a comfortable straightgame victory over Yeon Ju Bae of Korea here on Wednesday. London Olympics bronze medallist, Saina prevailed over Bae 2117,...
  • 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...
  • Denmark Open: AshwiniTarun lose in first round October 17, 2012

    Odense: Mixed doubles shuttlers Ashwini Ponnappa and Tarun Kona bowed out of the Denmark Open Super Series Premier, losing in straight games in the first round here. The Indian duo lost to the unseeded Indonesian combo of Markis Kido and Pia Zebadiah Bernadeth 1821, 1521 in 28 minutes Tuesday in...
  • Saina to make comeback in Denmark October 15, 2012

    Odense: Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal will be making a comeback at the Denmark Open Super Series Premier on Wednesday, after lying low since winning the bronze medal at the London Olympics Aug 5. The Hyderabadi shuttler had taken a break and was busy attending felicitation functions during the last two...
  • JwalaDiju loss ends Indian campaign in Denmark October 21, 2011

    New Delhi: Curtains were drawn on India's campaign at the Denmark Open Super Series after the mixed doubles pair of V Diju and Jwala Gutta suffered a humiliating straightgames defeat in the quarterfinals at Odense on Friday. The unseeded Indian pair lost 521 721 to the thirdseeded English combination of Joachim...
  • Saina crashes out of Denmark Open October 20, 2011

    New Delhi: Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal suffered a straightgame defeat against Tzu Ying Tai of Chinese Taipei in the second round to crash out of the Denmark Open Super Series at Odense on Thursday. However, Jwala Gutta and V Diju kept India's tricolour fluttering after notching up a 2116 2119...
  • Saina, Anand reach second round of Denmark Open October 19, 2011

    New Delhi: Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Anand Pawar advanced to the second round of the Denmark Open Super Series after notching up contrasting victories in the opening round of the main draw at Odense on Wednesday. Fourth seed Saina beat Porntip Buranaprasertsuk of Thailand 2116 218 in a 31minute clash...
  • Pawar wins, Gurusaidutt loses in Denmark Open October 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Indian shuttler Anand Pawar kept his hopes alive of reaching the main draw of Denmark Open Super series but it was all over for compatriot RMV Gurusaidutt at Odense on Tuesday. Pawar defeated Russian Vladimir Ivanov 2110 2114 in the opening round and would take on Daren Liew of...
  • Saina eyes first 2011 Super Series in Denmark October 17, 2011

    New Delhi: As the season is drawing to a close, Saina Nehwal would look to end the Super Series title drought when the Denmark Open gets underway at Odense with the qualifiers on Tuesday. World number four Saina had won three Super series titles Singapore, Indonesia and Hong Kong ...