Korea Open

  • Table Tennis: Anthony Amalraj loses at Korea Open Table Tennis June 13, 2014

    The Indian campaign at the ITTF World Tour Korea Open ended after Anthony Amalraj lost to Frenchman Tristan Flore in the round of 32 at the Incheon City today. Amalraj, who won 4-3 (11-9, 11-7, 7-11, 9-11, 11-7, 11-9) against his Korean rival Hyundeok Seo found the French a tough nut...
  • Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponnappa lose at Korea Open Super Series January 9, 2014

    Seoul: Commonwealth Games gold medallist pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa on Thursday suffered a straight-game defeat in the third round of the women's doubles competition to crash out of USD 600,000 Korea Open Super Series badminton tournament. The world championship bronze medallist combo of Gutta and Ponnappa lost 18-21...
  • Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponnappa start 2014 on a winning note January 8, 2014

    Seoul: India's successful women's doubles badminton pair Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa started the New Year on a winning note as they entered the second round of the $600,000 Korea Open Super Series here on Wednesday. The 2011 World Championship bronze medallists made short work of New Zealand pair Anna Rankin...
  • Parupalli Kashyap pulls out of Korea Open due to shoulder injury December 20, 2013

    New Delhi: India ace shuttler Parupalli Kashyap on Friday pulled out of the season-opening USD 600,000 Korea Open Super Series next year due to a shoulder injury sustained last week. The World Number 14 Indian said he withdrew his entry from Korea Open (Jan 7-12) as he needed time to completely...
  • Radwanska rallies to win year's third title in Korea September 22, 2013

    Polish top seed Agnieszka Radwanska came from behind to beat Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-7(6) 6-3 6-4 in the final of the Korea Open in Seoul on Sunday and bag her third WTA title of the year. Radwanska's victory in the gruelling final, which lasted two hours and 45 minutes, also gave...
  • Agnieszka Radwanska reaches final of Korea Open September 21, 2013

    Seoul: Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska advanced to the finals of the Korea Open on Saturday with a 6-0, 6-2 win over Lara Arruabarrena. Radwanska, making her debut in the Seoul tournament, hit eight aces in the match that lasted 1 hour, 4 minutes at Olympic Park tennis stadium. The Polish player will face...
  • Agnieszka Radwanska reaches quarter-finals at Korea Open September 19, 2013

    South Korea: Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska advanced to the quarter-finals of the Korea Open on Thursday with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Estrella Cabeza Candela. "I had never played her before, and she started very well, the first few games were long and tight," Radwanska said. "But after a few games I...
  • Radwanska advances to 2nd round at Korea Open September 17, 2013

    Seoul: Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska advanced to the second round of the Korea Open by beating Alexandra Cadantu 6-4, 6-0 on Tuesday. Second-seeded Maria Kirilenko, eighth-seeded Annika Beck and unseeded Kimiko Date-Krumm also advanced, but two other seeded players lost early. No. 4 Klara Zakopalova lost to 18-year-old wild-card entrant Su Jeong Jang...
  • Lara Arruabarrena knocks out 5th-seeded Svitolina September 17, 2013

    Seoul: Unseeded Lara Arruabarrena of Spain advanced to the second round of the Korea Open by beating fifth-seeded Elina Svitolina of Ukraine 7-5, 2-6, 6-4 Monday. The 113th-ranked Arruabarrena had lost to Svitolina in their only previous meeting in New Haven this year. Also, third-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia defeated Anabel Medina...
  • Rory McIlroy to tee off in Korea Open in October September 12, 2013

    Double major winner and world number four Rory McIlroy will hope to make it third time lucky when he tees off at OneAsia's Korea Open next month, organisers said on Thursday. The 24-year-old Briton was joint third in his first appearance in 2009 and returned in 2011 to finish runner-up behind...
  • Saina Nehwal falters in quarter-final of Korea Open January 11, 2013

    Seoul: World No.3 shuttler Saina Nehwal faltered once again in the women's singles quarter-final of the USD1 million Korea Open Super Series Premier against Li Han of China here on Friday. The unseeded Li won her first match against Saina in three meetings here at the S.K. Handball Stadium. Li...
  • Saina Nehwal reaches quarters of Korea Open January 10, 2013

    Seoul: World No.3 shuttler Saina Nehwal reached the women's singles quarterfinals at the $1 million Korea Open Super Series Premier while compatriots P.V. Sindhu and Parupalli Kashyap faltered in the second round here Thursday. Saina defeated Mingtian Fu of Indonesia, for the fourth time in as many meetings, in straight games....
  • Saina, Kashyap, Sindhu advance in Korea Open January 9, 2013

    Seoul/New Delhi: It was a good day in office for Indian shuttlers as Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap and PV Sindhu advanced to the second round of the Korea Open Super Series Premier in Seoul on Wednesday. Saina, seeded third, came out on top in a tough 58-minute clash with Thailand's Sapsiree...
  • Wozniacki routs Kanepi to win Korea Open September 23, 2012

    Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki dropped just one game against Kaia Kanepi in the lop-sided final of the Korea Open on Sunday for her first WTA title of the year. The top-seeded Dane, currently ranked 11th, took just over an hour for a 6-1, 6-0 victory over the Estonian who...
  • Kirilenko withdraws from Korea Open November 16, 2012

    SEOUL: Maria Kirilenko of Russia withdrew from a second-round match at the Korea Open on Wednesday because of a back injury. Organizers said Kirilenko complained of back pain during a match with South Korean player Lee So-ra. Nadia Petrova of Russia defeated Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain 6-2, 6-4 in her...
  • Saina loses in quarters of Korea Open January 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Saina Nehwal suffered a straight-games defeat at the hands of sixth seed Yanjiao Jiang of China in the quarter-finals to crash out of the Korea Super Series in Seoul on Friday. The fourth seed Indian lost 17-21 10-21 to the world number six Jiang in a 36-minute battle in...
  • Saina breezes into Korea Open QFs January 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal sailed into the Korea Open Super Series quarterfinals after notching up a straight-game victory over Shao Chieh Cheng of Chinese Taipei in the second round in Seoul On Thursday. Fourth seed Saina registered a 21-14 21-10 win over Cheng in a 36-minute battle...
  • Indian qualifiers lose in Korea Open January 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian shuttlers had a disappointing start to their campaign in the Korea Super Series, with all the three qualifiers suffering contrasting defeats in Seoul on Tuesday. Anand Pawar notched up a win against Singapore's Zi Liang Derek Wong but succumbed to a defeat in the second qualification round to...
  • Lukewarm 2011 for Saina and badminton December 31, 2011

    Saina Nehwal's struggle for form summed up a disappointing year for Indian badminton, the rare high point of which was Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa's World Championships bronze medal. After a highly successful 2010, during which Saina won a hat-trick of Super Series titles besides the Commonwealth Games gold medal, 2011...
  • Badminton: Jwala-Ashwini lose in Korea Open January 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Indian challenge ended in the Korean Open after the women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa lost their quarterfinal match to eighth seed Qing Tian and Yunlei Zhao in the Super Series tournament in Seoul on Friday. The Commonwealth Games gold medal winning Indian pair lost 16-21...
  • Korea Open: Daniilidou, Sugiyama in final September 30, 2006

    Seoul:Japan's Ai Sugiyama will face Eleni Daniilidou of Greece in the final of the Korea Open after they strolled through their semi-final ties on Saturday. Fourth-seed Sugiyama defeated Virgina Ruano Pascual of Spain 6-0, 6-3 while Daniilidou knocked out No 3 seed Marion Bartoli of France 6-1, 6-0. Daniilidou, ranked 58th in...
  • Sania crashes out of Korea Open September 29, 2006

    Seoul: Sania Mirza's dream run at the Korea Open came to an end as she went down to Virginia Ruano Pascual of Spain in the women's singles quarter-finals of the $145,000 tennis event on Friday. The 19-year-old Indian, who had shocked top seed Martina Hingis in the second round, lost to...
  • Korea Open: Sania beats Hingis September 29, 2006

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza has beaten former world No 1 Martina Hingis 4-6, 6-0, 6-4 in Korea Open and taken revenge for her Sunfeast Open semi-final defeat. Sania lost the first set to the Hingis, who is currently ranked 8, but came back strongly taking six games in a row to...