HS PRANNOY

  • Shuttlers PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy, B Sai Praneeth win in Macau Yesterday

    Macau: Defending champion PV Sindhu reached the pre-quarterfinals of the Macau Grand Prix Gold in women's singles while HS Prannoy and B Sai Praneeth too tasted victories in men's singles as Indian shuttlers had a good day in office on Wednesday. World No. 10 Sindhu took a little less than half...
  • Fear of losing is gone, says shuttler HS Prannoy September 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian shuttler HS Prannoy says the success of winning the Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold has erased his fears of defeat and fuelled a dream of working harder than ever to qualify for 2016 Rio Olympics. "I think a title was due for me. I reached so many quarterfinals...
  • Shuttler HS Prannoy wins maiden title by clinching Indonesian Masters September 14, 2014

    Palembang: Young Indian shuttler HS Prannoy clinched the maiden title of his career after winning the USD 1,25,000 Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold, following his straightgame victory over local favourite Firman Abdul Kholik in the finals on Sunday. In a 43minute battle, fifth seed Prannoy, who finished runnersup at the USD...
  • Prannoy enters second successive final of Indonesian Masters September 13, 2014

    Palembang: Young Indian shuttler HS Prannoy entered his second successive final after beating Malaysia's Daren Liew in the men's singles event at the USD 1,25,000 Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold here on Saturday. Fifth seed Prannoy, who finished runnersup at the USD 50,000 Vietnam Grand Prix in Hochiminh City last week,...
  • Shuttler Prannoy reaches Vietnam Open final September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian shuttler HS Prannoy has marched into the men's singles final of the USD 50,000 Vietnam Open Grand Prix after a tough semifinal battle at the Tan Binh Sports Center in Ho Chi Minh City. The Indian fifth seed took 57 minutes to down Malaysian 10th seed Chun Seang...
  • Saina Nehwal out but Sindhu advances to 2nd round of Singapore Open April 9, 2014

    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 and...
  • HS Prannoy stuns Parupalli Kashyap in German Open badminton February 26, 2014

    Germany: Young HS Prannoy on Wednesday pulled off one of the biggest upsets of his career as he overwhelmed his much higher-ranked Indian compatriot Parupalli Kashyap at the USD 120,000 German Open Grand Prix Gold. Before that, other Indian shuttlers in the fray, Anand Pawar and Arvind Bhat, entered the third...
  • Indian shuttlers exit Japan Open September 20, 2013

    Tokyo: The Indian challenge at the $200,000 Japan Open Super Series ended here on Friday after shuttlers Ajay Jayaram, K. Srikanth and HS Prannoy lost their respective men's singles quarter-finals at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium. Fifth seeded Vietnamese Tien Minh Nguyen overcame Mumbai's Jayaram in straight games in 40 minutes. The...
  • Prannoy, Srikanth reach QF, Sindhu crashes out in Japan September 19, 2013

    Tokyo: Young Indian shuttlers K Srikanth and HS Prannoy advanced to the quarter-finals of men's singles competition in the Japan Open with superb wins but it was curtains for teen sensation PV Sindhu at the USD 200,000 Super Series event here on Thursday. World No 56 Prannoy, who has been in...
  • PV Sindhu, Pawar, Jayaram reach second round of Japan Open September 18, 2013

    Tokyo: It was a good day for Indian shuttlers as PV Sindhu and others moved into the second round of the Japan Open Super Series being held at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium here on Wednesday. Sindhu, K Srikanth, Ajay Pawar, Ajay Jayaram, HS Prannoy and the combine of Manu Attri and...
  • Gopichand happy with emerging crop of players April 28, 2013

    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 from...
  • Prannoy goes down fighting to top seed Lee at India Open April 26, 2013

    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 2114,...
  • Prannoy upsets Hidayat to enter India Open quarterfinal April 25, 2013

    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 2624, 219 to sail into the quarterfinal of India Open here on Thursday at the Siri Fort Complex. Hidayat looked offcolour and...
  • Saina Nehwal through to quarter-finals at Swiss Open March 15, 2013

    Basel: Defending champion Saina Nehwal remained the lone bright spot for India as all her compatriots took the exit route, in the pre-quarterfinal stage, from the $125,000 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold on Thursday. Parupalli Kashyap, H.S. Prannoy and P.V. Sindhu lost their respective matches here at St. Jakobshalle in...
  • Saina Nehwal advances in Swiss Open March 14, 2013

    Basel: It was a good day in office for Indian shuttlers here on Wednesday as all participants progressed to the next round in their respective categories at the $125,000 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold. Leading the Indian challenge was top seed Saina Nehwal, who overcame a stiff challenge from French...
  • Kashyap, Prannoy enter 2nd round of Swiss Open March 13, 2013

    Basel: It was a mixed day for the Indian shuttlers as world number 9 Parupalli Kashyap and HS Prannoy cleared the first round hurdle in the men's singles event while others lost their respective matches in the Swiss Open Badminton Championship here. Fifth seed Kashyap entered the second round with a...