Li Xuerui

  • Saina Nehwal ousted by Olympic champion Li Xuerui in World Badminton quarters August 29, 2014

    Copenhagen: India's star shuttler Saina Nehwal crashed out of the World Badminton Championships after suffering a straight game defeat at the hands of top seed Li Xuerui of China, on Friday. The seventhseeded Saina was no match for World No.1 Xuerui, who took just 45 minutes to sent packing the Indian...
  • Saina Nehwal crashes out of Indonesia Open Super Series June 20, 2014

    Jakarta: Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal bowed out of the women's singles event of the USD 750,000 Indonesia Open Super Series after going down to China's World No. 1 Li Xuerui in the quarterfinals on Friday. Saina, seeded eighth, lost 2022, 1521 to the Chinese shuttler in 44 minutes. With this victory,...
  • Lee Chong Wei, Li Xuerui win top BWF awards May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Numero uno shuttler Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia has been rewarded for his string of wins as he won the prestigious Badminton World Federation's (BWF) Male Player of the Year award at its annual Gala Awards Dinner here. The twotime Olympic silver medallist led his team into the Thomas...
  • China clinch 13th Uber Cup title May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: World number one Li Xuerui and All England champion Shixian Wang led badminton powerhouse China to their 13th Uber cup title as they defeated fivetime champions Japan 31 in the finals of the prestigious tournament on Saturday. Defending champions China came up with a dominating performance as Li and...
  • Saina Nehwal, Sindhu are strong opponents: Li Xuerui April 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Olympic champion Li Xuerui on Thursday lauded Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu and called them "strong opponents" against whom they can never afford to give an inch. "They are strong opponents, always tough to beat and we respect them. You see how Sindhu has beaten Shixiang Wang...
  • Lee Chong Wei, Li Xuerui win BWF World Superseries finals December 15, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: World No.1 singles Lee Chong Wei and Li Xuerui were crowned at the BWF (Badminton World Federation) World Superseries Finals in the men's and women's categories after their comprehensive victories on Sunday. Lee delivered a quick defeat to Indonesian Tommy Sugiarto 2110, 2112, winning his seventh Superseries title this...
  • Saina, Olympic champion Xuerui in same group at Super Series Finals December 11, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal has been clubbed with Olympic champion Li Xuerui of China in the same group after the BWF Super Series Finals draws were announced at the Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium here Tuesday. Japan's Minatsu Mitani and Yeon Ju Bae of South Korea are the other...
  • Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon claims gold at World Championships August 11, 2013

    Guangzhou: Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon won the women's singles crown at the World Badminton Championships after beating Olympic champion Li Xuerui in the final here on Sunday. The fourth seeded Ratchanok overcame the World No.1 2220, 1821, 2114 in one hour and five minutes at the Tianhe Indoor Stadium. This is the...
  • Saina nominated for BWF Female Player of the Year award March 27, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: India's Saina Nehwal was nominated for the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Female Player of the Year award for 2012 on Wednesday. Along with Saina, in the reckoning is World No.1 Li Xuerui of China, who copped eight titles in 2012 including the Olympic and yearending crowns. Li's compatriot Wang...
  • Saina Nehwal rises to 2nd in BWF rankings January 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Olympic bronzemedallist Saina Nehwal attained a new high as she climbed to a careerbest second in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday. Saina gained a rung to be second with 80091.7444 points. The Indian, who is currently competing in the Malaysia Open Super Series, is...
  • Li Xuerui, Chen Long win Super Series Finals titles December 16, 2012

    Shenzhen: Chinese medal winners at the London Olympics Li Xuerui and Chen Long won their respective badminton finals at the $500,000 BWF World Super Series Finals here Sunday. Top seed and Olympic champion Li, who beat Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal in the semifinals, won the women's singles title against compatriot third...