Parupalli Kashyap

  • CWG 2014: India blow away Ghana 5-0 in mixed team badminton Yesterday

    Glasgow: The Indian badminton team launched its Commonwealth Games campaign with a dominating 5-0 win over minnows Ghana in a Group B match of the mixed team event at the 20th edition of the multi-sport event on Thursday. India hardly broke any sweat as Parupalli Kashyap started the proceeding, spanking Daniel...
  • CWG 2014: India's badminton stars look to better 2010 run 2 days ago

    Glasgow: Despite star shuttler Saina Nehwal's last-minute pull-out, India will look to maintain their impressive run when they begin their campaign with a clash against minnows Ghana in the mixed team event of the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Thursday. India had won two gold, one silver and one bronze in...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: High hopes on Indian shuttlers 3 days ago

    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...
  • I can win gold at CWG: Parupalli Kashyap July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Ace shuttler Parupalli Kashyap, who finished with a bronze at the Delhi Commonwealth Games four years ago, says he is targeting a gold medal in the men's singles and hopes lady luck will be on his side during the Glasgow edition. "Gold is a realistic target. With (World No....
  • Kashyap, Srikanth out of Japan Open; Tanvi grabs upset win June 11, 2014

    Tokyo: Young Tanvi Lad put up a brilliant show to stun higher-ranked Kirsty Gilmour of Scotland on a mixed opening day for India during which top shuttlers K Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap bowed out of men's singles in the USD 250,000 Japan Open Super Series, here on Wednesday. World No 59...
  • There was too much pressure on our singles players: Parupalli Kashyap May 21, 2014

    With little to cheer about their performance in the Thomas Cup, where India failed to make the quarters, captain Parupalli Kashyap said his team always had its back against the wall as there was too much pressure on the singles players to pull off three out of three matches. The Indian...
  • Pride at stake as India take on Germany in last Thomas Cup tie May 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Already out of quarter-finals reckoning, India will look to restore pride when they take on an equally demoralised Germany in an inconsequential final Group C tie of the Thomas Cup on Wednesday. India are hosting the Thomas and Uber Cup Finals for the first time and a lot was...
  • Thomas Cup: Indian men's chances jolted with 2-3 defeat against Korea May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: India's campaign at the Thomas Cup badminton tournament came to a premature end, following 2-3 defeat of the men's team against Korea at the Siri Fort Sports complex on Monday. India needed to win all their singles matches and skipper Parupalli Kashyap and RMV Gurusaidutt produced brilliant performances but...
  • India lose opening Thomas Cup tie to Malaysia May 18, 2014

    New Delhi: India lost the first three matches to hand their opening Thomas Cup badminton tie against Malaysia 0-3 at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here on Sunday. World No.18 Kidambi Srikanth went down to World No.1 Lee Chong Wei 19-21, 12-21 in the first singles which was followed by B....
  • Saina, Kashyap lead India's challenge in Thomas and Uber Cup May 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Touted as the World Cup of badminton, the Thomas and Uber Cup comes to India for the first time but despite promising to raise their game in home conditions, the country's shuttlers have kept their expectations realistic in the star-studded biennial event starting here on Sunday. In a tournament...
  • Shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap, Saina Nehwal named India captains May 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Leading shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and Saina Nehwal were named captains of the Indian teams participating in the Thomas and Uber Cup Finals to be held at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here May 18-25. "I would like to announce that Kashyap and Saina will be the captains of the...
  • Conditions will favour my aggressive game: Parupalli Kashyap May 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The most experienced player in the Indian team, Parupalli Kashyap said his team will be second to none at the Li Ning Thomas Cup and home conditions will help him and compatriot K Srikanth turn up the aggression. India are drawn in a group which also comprises Malaysia, Korea...
  • India can make Thomas Cup quarters: Kashyap May 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Top shuttler Parupalli Kashyap says India have an outside chance of qualifying for the quarter-finals of the World Men's Team Championship for the Thomas Cup, though they are bracketed with Malaysia, South Korea and Germany in a tough Group C. "We have an outside chance of qualifying for the...
  • Srikanth, Kashyap slide in badminton rankings April 24, 2014

    New Delhi: India's leading men's singles shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap dropped a place each in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday. While Srikanth slipped to 17th, Kashyap slide to 20th. Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu, however, retained their eighth and 10th positions in the women's singles...
  • PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap progress in Badminton Asia Championships April 23, 2014

    Gimcheon: PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap, RMV Gurusaidutt and women's doubles pair Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa on Wednesday made winning starts to their campaigns at the $200,000 Badminton Asia Championships being held in the Gimcheon Indoor Stadium. Sindhu, India's best bet at the continental event, beat Hong Kong's Cheung Ngan Yi...
  • Sindhu, Kashyap win in Asia Championship April 23, 2014

    Gimcheon: PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap and RMV Gurusaidutt made winning starts to their respective campaigns at the $200,000 Badminton Asia Championship being held in the Gimcheon Indoor Stadium on Wednesday. Sindhu, India's best bet at the continental event, beat Hong Kong's Cheung Ngan Yi 21-15, 15-21, 21-18 in exactly an hour...
  • Sindhu, Srikanth lead Indian charge at Asian Badminton Championship April 23, 2014

    New Delhi: With ace shuttler Saina Nehwal giving the tournament a miss, PV Sindhu and national champion K Srikanth will spearhead the Indian challenge at the $200,000 Asian Badminton championship which gets underway at Gimcheon, Korea on Tuesday. Olympic bronze-medallist, Saina decided to take rest to focus on the Thomas and...
  • Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth rises to World No.16 April 17, 2014

    Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth made a remarkable leap of nine places in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) men's singles rankings released on Thursday. Backed by his semifinal appearance at the recently concluded Singapore Open Super Series, where he lost to World No.1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, the Hyderabadi has...
  • Sindhu, Srikanth and Sai Praneeth reach Singapore Open quarterfinals April 10, 2014

    Singapore: Teen sensation P V Sindhu entered the quarterfinals with a victory in women's singles but it was young Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth, who created a flutter at the USD 300,000 Singapore Super Series, with a stunning win over world number 10 Tien Minh Nguyen of Vietnam on Thursday. Another Indian...
  • Saina Nehwal out but Sindhu advances to 2nd round of Singapore Open April 10, 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...
  • As it happened: Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap at India Open April 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian campaign came to an end as local hopes Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap lost their respective quarter-final matches at the $250,000 India Open Super Series on Friday. Former World Champion Yihan Wang of China continued her dominance over Saina, making her way into the women's singles semi-final...
  • Shuttler Sindhu drops to No.10 in rankings April 3, 2014

    New Delhi: India's P.V. Sindhu dropped a place to No.10 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) women's singles rankings released on Thursday. The 2011 World Championship bronze medallist didn't help her cause as she lost the opener at the $250,000 India Open Super Series against Chinese World No.3 Shixian Wang...
  • Saina Nehwal, Kashyap in India Open quarters April 3, 2014

    New Delhi: India's top shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap won in contrasting styles to enter the quarter-finals of their respective categories at the $250,000 India Open Super Series here on Thursday. While eighth seeded Saina needed only 35 minutes to breeze past Thai Natcha Saengchote 21-15, 21-12, Kashyap beat compatriot...
  • Parupalli Kashyap stuns Zhengming in India Open April 2, 2014

    New Delhi: India's Parupalli Kashyap on Wednesday produced one of his finest performances as he stunned world number seven Chinese Zhengming Wang in a thrilling three-game victory in the USD 250,000 India Super Series badminton tournament here on Wednesday. Kashyap, who played with a strapping on his shoulder after suffering a...
  • I was confused, disturbed and in doubt: Parupalli Kashyap March 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A shoulder injury relapse during last month had left Kashyap "confused and disturbed" about his future but he played with the partial dislocation to reach the semi-finals of Swiss Open. The ace Indian shuttler said the performance in Swiss Open gave a boost to his confidence ahead of...
  • Parupalli Kashyap jumps to 24 in badminton rankings March 20, 2014

    New Delhi: India's ace men's shuttler Parupalli Kashyap has jumped a rung to the 24th spot in the latest Badminton World Federation rankings issued on Thursday. Kashyap had reached a career high of World No.6 last year but had been witnessing slump in form for quite sometime now, resulting in his...
  • Sindhu, Kashyap lose in semis; Saina out in quarters at Swiss Open March 16, 2014

    Basel: Top Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu and Parupalli Kashyap suffered heartbreaking defeats in the semi-finals, while Saina Nehwal was knocked out at the last-eight stage as India's campaign in the USD 125,000 Swiss Grand Prix Gold tournament came to an end on Saturday. World championship bronze medallist, Sindhu, who had stunned...
  • Shuttler Parupalli Kashyap knocked out of Swiss Open March 15, 2014

    Basel: Third seeded shuttler Parupalli Kashyap was knocked out of the $125,000 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold after losing his men's singles semifinal at St. Jakobshalle here Saturday. Chinese World No.27 Houwei Tian upset the Hyderabadi 21-17, 21-11 in 42 minutes in their first ever clash. World No.9 P.V. Sindhu plays her...
  • Saina, Sindhu, Kashyap in Swiss Open quarters March 14, 2014

    Basel: Top Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and Parupalli Kashyap had contrasting victories to progress to the quarter-finals of the $125,000 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold at St. Jakobshalle here on Thursday. French World No.42 Sashina Vignes Waran was no match for Saina as the sixth seeded Indian came out...
  • Saina off to winning start in Swiss GP; Kashyap, Pawar enter third round March 13, 2014

    Basel: Top Indian male shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and Anand Pawar eased into the third round of the Swiss Grand Prix Gold tournament, while Saina Nehwal made a winning start to her campaign in the women's singles event of the $125,000 event here. Kashyap, seeded third, took 33 minutes to dispose off...