P V Sindhu

  • Asian Games 2014: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu lead Indian challenge in badminton 3 hours 59 minutes ago

    Incheon: Spearheaded by star shuttlers Saina Nehwal, P V Sindhu and Parupalli Kashyap, India will aim to end a 28-year-old medal drought when they begin their campaign in the 17th Asian Games badminton with the team competitions here on Saturday. India's last medal of any hue in badminton had come in...
  • Disappointed to miss out on CWG gold, focus now on Asiad: P V Sindhu August 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: Utterly disappointed for missing out on a gold medal in the recently-concluded Commonwealth Games, female shuttler P V Sindhu has now set her eyes on the upcoming World Championships and Asian Games to make up for the disappointment in Glasgow. Sindhu hopes to learn from her mistakes which she committed...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: High hopes on Indian shuttlers July 23, 2014

    Glasgow: With defending champion Saina Nehwal skipping the 20th Commonwealth Games, India will be pinning their hopes on P V Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap and the pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa to repeat their success in badminton that they achieved four years ago at home. India has had four golds...
  • India seeded third in Commonwealth Games badminton July 14, 2014

    Glasgow: India have been seeded third in the mixed team event in badminton in the 20th Commonwealth Games which begins on July 23. Badminton powerhouse Malaysia, meanwhile, will start their defence of the Commonwealth Games mixed team gold medal as top seeds while England has been seeded second. Malaysia won the mixed...
  • Saina wins; Sindhu, Srikanth, Kashyap lose in Indonesia June 18, 2014

    Jakarta: Three-time champion Saina Nehwal started her campaign on a positive note with a straight-game demolition of Thailand's Porntip Buranaprasertsuk but it was early exit for P V Sindhu, K Srikanth and P Kashyap in the USD 750,000 BCA Indonesia Superseries Premier on Wednesday. A winner of the tournament in 2009,...
  • Sindhu, Srikanth lead charge in Saina's absence at Japan Open June 9, 2014

    Tokyo: With ace shuttler Saina Nehwal taking a break after a gruelling Uber Cup campaign, the Indian challenge will be led by P V Sindhu and K Srikanth at the USD 2,50,000 Japan Open Super Series which gets underway with the qualifiers here on Tuesday. Olympic bronze-medallist Saina, who was in...
  • Saina, Sindhu make India a tough team to beat, says Thailand's Ratchanok May 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Injury-plagued reigning world champion Ratchanok Inthanon, who is leading Thailand's campaign in the ongoing Uber Cup, believes India will be a difficult customer to handle as they have two top players in Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu in their ranks. "India is a tough team. Number one and...
  • Hope to see many more Saina-Sindhu finals: Pullela Gopichand January 27, 2014

    Lucknow: Chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand hopes his two most famous proteges -- Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and World Championship bronze medallist P V Sindhu -- play many more finals against each other like they did here at the India Grand Prix Gold. Gopichand, who was named for the...
  • It will get tougher from now on: P V Sindhu September 23, 2013

    New Delhi: P V Sindhu knows life will only get tougher with rising expectations after her World Championship bronze medal but the young Indian shuttler says she is ready to put in the hard yards to reach the pinnacle of her sport one day. "I should not take it easy from...
  • I'm sure Sindhu has a bright future ahead: Saina Nehwal August 16, 2013

    The Olympic bronze medallist defeated Sindhu 21-14, 21-8 in a Hyderabad Hotshots vs Awadhe Warriors tie at the Indian Badminton League. ...
  • IBL: Saina beats Sindhu to give Hyderabad Hotshots 2-0 lead August 15, 2013

    New Delhi: In a much-awaited match of the day, Hyderabad Hotshot's Saina Nehwal prevailed over P V Sindhu of Awadhe Warriors 21-19, 21-8 in the women's singles of the Indian Badminton League here on Thursday at the Siri Fort Sports Complex. The crowd came out in large numbers to witness the...
  • Many more medals to come in future: Pullela Gopichand August 13, 2013

    National coach Pullela Gopichand expressed his satisfaction over India's performance in the World Championships hopes that IBL will help in improving the Indian Badminton. ...
  • Sodhi gets Khel Ratna; Kohli, Sindhu recommended for Arjuna award August 13, 2013

    Shooter Ronjan Sodhi was chosen for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, the country's highest honour for a sportsperson. ...
  • Elated P V Sindhu looking forward to IBL August 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Delighted to win a bronze at the just-concluded World Championships and also being recommended for Arjuna award, rising shuttler P V Sindhu Tuesday said she was now looking to put her best foot forward in Indian Badminton League, starting here Wednesday. "It was my first World Championships and for...
  • I am ready to take on Saina, says P V Sindhu August 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Confident after winning a bronze medal at the World championship, fast rising shuttler PV Sindhu says she was ready to take on her celebrated compatriot Saina Nehwal at the inaugural Indian Badminton League. "I'm thrilled to win the medal, and my immediate target is to excel in the next...
  • It is a big victory for me, says P V Sindhu August 10, 2013

    New Delhi: A look at the draw and she knew it was not going to be easy but rising shuttler P V Sindhu said she never underestimated herself as she slayed one giant after another for a historic bronze medal at the World Championships in Guangzhou, China. Sindhu, ranked 12th, Saturday...
  • Indian badminton fraternity lauds P V Sindhu August 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The badminton fraternity lauded P V Sindhu's performance after she created history by becoming the first Indian women's singles player to reach the semi-finals of the World Championships in Guangzhou Friday. The 18-year-old defeated China's former World No.1 Shixian Wang 21-18, 21-17 in 55 minutes to assure India of...
  • P V Sindhu can improve further, feels Pullela Gopichand August 9, 2013

    Guangzhou: National coach Pullela Gopichand expressed satisfaction after P V Sindhu's superb show ensured India a bronze medal at the World Championship here today but at the same time reminded that Saina Nehwal would make a comeback despite her quarter-final loss. "It is good to have a win after two losses,"...
  • India suffer 0-5 thrashing to China at Kuala Lumpur May 19, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: India suffered a 0-5 thrashing at the hands of formidable China in their opening group match of the Sudirman Cup mixed team badminton championship here. Only P V Sindhu could offer a semblance of a fight in her 21-19, 16-21, 14-21 women's singles loss to Wang Yihan while...
  • Shuttler Sindhu eyes top-10 bracket May 7, 2013

    Hyderabad: After winning her first major international title, the Malaysia Grand Prix Gold 2013, ace Indian shuttler P V Sindhu is aiming to break into top 10 by the end of this year. She is currently ranked world number 13. Sindhu arrived at the P Gopichand Badminton Academy to a grand...
  • Sindhu, Gurusaidutt enter quarter-finals of Malaysia GP May 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Top seed P V Sindhu and R M V Gurusaidutt entered the quarterfinals of the women's and men's singles, respectively, after registering contrasting victories at the Malaysia Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday. While Sindhu prevailed over Ngan Yi Cheung of Hong Kong 11-21 21-18...
  • 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, Sindhu in All England Badminton pre-quarters March 7, 2013

    Birmingham: Top Indian male shuttler Parupalli Kashyap booked his place in the pre-quarterfinals of singles event after notching up a straight-game win over Jen Hao Hsu of Chinese Taipei in the All England Badminton Championship. World number nine Kashyap won his first round match 21-17 21-18 in 43 minutes at...
  • 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's on-court performances inspire me: Sindhu January 7, 2013

    New Delhi: India's rising badminton star P V Sindhu, who made headlines after her win over Olympic gold medallist Li Xuerui, draws inspiration from Saina Nehwal's on-court performances and wants to be as successful as the world number three some day. "She is a good player, she is very hard working....
  • Kashyap bags crown, Sindhu falters December 23, 2012

    Lucknow: India's Parupalli Kashyap was the toast of town as he won his maiden men's singles tier-three badminton event at the Syed Modi International India Grand Prix Gold here on Sunday. The second seed and favourite overcame a tough challenge from Thai Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk to win 21-19, 14-21, 21-17 in...
  • Jayaram, Sindhu reach second round in Japan Open September 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Ajay Jayaram and P V Sindhu advanced to the second round of the men’s and women’s singles competition respectively after notching up contrasting victories in the Japan Super Series in Tokyo on Wednesday. The world number 29 Jayaram thrashed Zi Liang Derek Wong of Singapore 21-14, 21-14 while Sindhu...