FRENCH OPEN SUPER SERIES

  • Saina Nehwal bows out of French Open October 25, 2014

    Paris: Ace India shuttler Saina Nehwal crashed out of the French Open Super Series after going down to World No. 2 Shixian Wang of China in a hard-fought women's singles quarter-final contest. Seeded fifth, Saina posed a quite a challenge to her Chinese rival but in the end it was a...
  • Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap advance in French Open October 24, 2014

    Indian shuttlers continued to surge ahead in the French Open Super Series as Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap won their respective singles second-round matches while Ashwini Ponappa also advanced in the mixed doubles on Thursday. The fifth-seeded Saina was made to work hard by Kirsty Gilmour of Scotland in her 21-19,...
  • Badminton: Parupalli Kashyap upsets world No 4; easy win for Saina in French Open October 22, 2014

    Paris: Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap on Wednesday stunned world No 4 Kenichi Tago of Japan 21-11 21-18 in the first round of men's singles, while Saina Nehwal registered an easy victory to enter the second round of women's singles in the French Open Super Series here. However, it was...
  • Shuttlers Ashwini-Ivanov in main draw of French Open Super Series October 21, 2014

    Paris: India's Ashwini Ponnappa and her Russian partner Vladimir Ivanov qualified for the main draw of the mixed doubles event at the USD 275,000 French Open Super Series on Tuesday. Ashwini and Ivanov first defeated local pair of Vincent Espen and Manon Krieger 21-9 21-7 in 20 minutes before getting a...
  • Saina Nehwal to spearhead Indian challenge at French Open Super Series October 20, 2014

    Paris: London Olympic bronze medal winning shuttler Saina Nehwal will be spearhead the Indian challenge in the USD 275,000 French Open Super Series, starting on Tuesday. Seeded fifth in the tournament, Saina, will face Sashina Vignes Waran of France in the first round of women's singles while compatriot P V Sindhu,...
  • Saina seeded 5th, Sindhu 8th in French Open Super Series October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Ace Indian female shuttler Saina Nehwal has been seeded fifth, while her compatriot PV Sindhu is seeded eighth at the French Open Super Series to be held in Paris from October 21 to 26. Apart from being the country's only two shuttlers in the women's singles event, Saina and...
  • Saina Nehwal slips to seventh spot in BWF ranking October 31, 2013

    New Delhi: The secondround exit from French Open Super Series proved costly for Saina Nehwal as the Indian badminton ace continued her downward slide, slipping one more spot to be placed at world number seven in the latest BWF ranking released on Thursday. The Olympic bronze medallist shuttler had slipped to...
  • Saina Nehwal in French Open final: as it happened October 28, 2012

    The ace Indian shuttler and Olympic bronze medallist is up against Japan's Minatsu Mitani in the final. ...
  • Saina Nehwal enters French Open quarters October 25, 2012

    Paris: India's top seed Saina Nehwal advanced to the women's singles quarterfinals of the French Open Super Series here on Thursday, easing past Sapsiree Taerattanachai of Thailand in straight games. The Indian won 2116, 2113 in 37 minutes in their third career encounter. Saina had won the previous two meetings...
  • Saina enters 2nd round of French Open Super Series October 24, 2012

    Paris: Fresh from her maiden Denmark Open title triumph, India ace Saina Nehwal started her French Open Super Series campaign in style, registering a hardfought win over China's Li Han in women's singles event here on Wednesday. Top seeded Indian saw off her opponent 2111 1621 2119 in a battle...
  • 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...