Parupalli Kashyap

  • CWG 2014 Live: Badminton semi-finals, Kashyap and Sindhu in action 10 minutes ago

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj picked up the silver medal in the men's doubles table tennis while Seema Punia won in women's discuss throw in the Commonwealth Games on Friday. While four Indian boxers - L. Sarita Devi, L Devendro...
  • CWG 2014: Shuttlers PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap enter semis 18 hours 18 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Leading Indian shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and P.V. Sindhu entered the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games in their respective categories at the Emirates Arena on Friday. In the absence of top seed Saina Nehwal, No.2 seed Sindhu routed New Zealand's Anna Rankin in straight games in the women's singles quarter-finals to...
  • CWG 2014: Shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap, Kidambi Srikanth reach quarters Yesterday

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers had a fantastic outing at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday as most of them won their respective Round of 16 matches to proceed to the quarter-finals at the Emirates Arena. To start with, men's singles second seed Parupalli Kashyap needed only 24 minutes to move past Australia's Jeff...
  • CWG 2014: Indian shuttlers advance to last 16 2 days ago

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers made merry at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday as all of them won their respective matches in straight games to enter the last 16 at the Emirates Arena. P.V. Sindhu and P.C. Thulasi in women's singles and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt, Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap in men's singles notched...
  • CWG 2014: Indian shuttlers miss out on mixed team bronze 4 days ago

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers failed to replicate the performance of the 2010 Commonwealth Games at the 2014 edition here as they lost the mixed team bronze medal playoff 2-3 to Singapore at the Emirates Arena here Monday. India, who won silver four years ago at home, could not come out with their...
  • CWG 2014: India blow away Ghana 5-0 in mixed team badminton July 24, 2014

    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 July 24, 2014

    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 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...
  • 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...