Singapore Open

  • Srikanth goes down fighting to Lee Chong Wei in Singapore Open semis April 12, 2014

    Singapore: India's rising shuttler Kidambi Srikanth went down in the men's singles semi-finals but not before giving a tough fight to Malaysian World No.1 Lee Chong Wei at the $300,000 Singapore Open Super Series here on Saturday. Despite putting up a strong showing against the top seed, the World No.25 Indian...
  • Singapore Open semi-final: as it happened April 12, 2014

    Indian shuttler and world number 25 faces top seed Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia in the Singapore Open badminton semi-finals. Srikanth got the better of world number 14 Hun Yu of Hong Kong 17-21, 21-14, 21-19 in a marathon quarter-final. Srikkanth battled for an hour and three minutes, to set up...
  • Srikanth enters semis, Sindhu crashes out of Singapore Open April 11, 2014

    Singapore: India's Kidambi Srikanth registered a hard-fought win to enter the semi-finals of the men's singles event of the Singapore Super Series even as P V Sindhu and B Sai Praneeth crashed out in straight games, here on Friday. Srikanth got the better of world number 14 Hun Yu of Hong...
  • Praneeth, Prannoy, Thulasi reach 2nd round of Singapore Open April 9, 2014

    Singapore: Indian shuttlers B Sai Praneeth, H S Prannoy and P C Thulasi advanced to the second round of the USD 300,000 Singapore Super Series after registering contrasting victories on the opening day of the main draw on Wednesday. World number 45 Praneeth, who had come close to beating world no....
  • India's Kynan Chenai wins gold in Singapore Shooting Championship July 14, 2013

    Singapore: Kynan Chenai, a promising Indian shooter and a multiple gold medallist at junior nationals, clinched the trap gold medal in the Singapore Open Shooting Championship. 22-year-old Chenai, a gold medallist at the 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games, shot 10 in the final to pip local lad Zain Amat by three scoring...
  • Saina Nehwal slides to number 4 in badminton rankings June 21, 2013

    New Delhi: A prolonged lean patch has taken a toll on Saina Nehwal's ranking as the Indian shuttler has dropped two places to fourth in the latest women's singles chart. Saina on Friday lost the quarter-finals of the Singapore Open Super Series and had also failed to defend her title in...
  • McIlroy emulates Donald with dual money list win November 11, 2012

    Singapore: Rory McIlroy followed in the footsteps of Ryder Cup team-mate Luke Donald when he became the second player to win the money list titles in both Europe and the United States on Sunday. World number one McIlroy finished third at the Singapore Open to amass a lead of more...
  • Chowrasia best Indian at 17th in Singapore Open November 11, 2012

    Singapore: SSP Chowrasia carded a disappointing one-under 70 in the final round but was the best-placed Indian at tied 17th in the Barclays Singapore Open golf tournament here on Sunday. Chowrasia (70-69-71-70), playing his final two rounds alongside Louis Oosthuizen, was the only Indian to improve his position in the...
  • Kapur 7th as five Indians make cut in Singapore Open November 10, 2012

    Singapore: Shiv Kapur led a bunch of five Indians into the money rounds even as six others fell by the wayside at the Singapore Open, here. Kapur (68) was four-under 138 and five stroke behind the leader Danish Thomas Bjorn (67). The third round started a little later, but none of...
  • Chowrasia improves on second day in Singapore Golf November 9, 2012

    Singapore: Indian golfers SSP Chowrasia and Anirban Lahiri completed their opening round and improved their positions before rain left them stranded midway through the second round at the Barclay's Singapore Open on Friday. Weather played spoilsport once again as more than half the field was yet to begin their second round....
  • Injured Jeev pulls out of Singapore Open November 8, 2012

    Singapore: Former champion, Jeev Milkha Singh on Thursday pulled out of the Barclays Singapore Open after further injuring his finger during the Pro-Am. Jeev, the 2008 champion, who shot a six-over 77 in the first round at the Serapong Golf Course here today, said, "I actually felt a lot of pain...
  • Randhawa, Himmat impress in Singapore Open round one November 8, 2012

    Singapore: Jyoti Randhawa and Himmat Rai were the best-placed Indians on the weather-hit opening day of the Barclays Singapore Open at the challenging Serapong Golf Course here. The duo shot two-under 69 each and were three behind the clubhouse leader, the 41-year-old Dane Thomas Bjorn, who has 13 wins but none...
  • Jeev's one of the nicest guys in golf: Harrington November 7, 2012

    Singapore: Three-time Major winner Padraig Harrington considers his loss to Jeev Milkha Singh four years ago in Barclays Singapore Open as one of the most bitter losses but he still can't stop praising the Indian, whom he describes as one of the 'nicest guys' in golf. Winner of the British Open...
  • Shamim, Rashid up against superstars in Singapore November 6, 2012

    Singapore: Jeev Milkha Singh and Gaganjeet Bhullar may be the two most famous Indian golfers but back home Shamim Khan and Rashid Khan have been most dominating ones on the burgeoning Indian PGTI Tour, which has been producing stars in ever-growing numbers. The two dominating Khans of Indian golf will be...
  • I thrive on being number one, says Rory McIlroy October 29, 2012

    Rory McIlroy believes becoming golf's world number one has lifted his game to new heights and that he will be hard to beat at next month's Singapore Open. The 23-year-old Northern Irishman heads a quality field at the USD 6 million tournament from November 8-11 that also includes American Phil...
  • Daly, Clarke confirm participation in Singapore Open October 24, 2012

    Singapore: Former British Open winners John Daly and Darren Clarke have signed up to compete in next month's $6 million Singapore Open, organisers said on Wednesday. American Daly, who won the Open at St Andrews in 1995, and Northern Ireland's Clarke, who picked up the Claret Jug at Royal St George's...
  • McIlroy to play in Singapore Open September 11, 2012

    Singapore: Golf's man-of-the-moment Rory McIlroy will tee-up alongside three-times winner Adam Scott at November's $6 million Singapore Open, organisers said on Tuesday. The Northern Irish world number one played the Barclays-sponsored event once before in 2008, a year after turning professional, finishing fourth on that occasion. Twice a major winner, McIlroy cemented...
  • Mixed day for Indian shuttlers in Singapore June 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Olympic-bound P Kashyap lost in the first round as Indian shuttlers endured a mixed opening day in the Singapore Open on Wednesday. Kashyap lost 12-21, 18-21 to second seed Hyun Il Lee of Korea in 37 minutes to bow out of the event. However, Ajay Jayaram, Anand Pawar and...
  • Himmat finishes tied 13th at Singapore Open November 13, 2011

    Singapore: Himmat Rai played flawless golf in the third and final round of the truncated Barclays Singapore Open on Sunday to earn the biggest paycheck of his career. As rain stayed away in the early part of the day, Himmat shot five-under 66 to close at eight-under 276 and finish tied...
  • Chiragh makes steady progress at Singapore Open November 11, 2011

    Singapore: Chiragh Kumar continued his fine run over the last five weeks, carding a bogey-free three-under 68 on a rain-delayed day to be the best placed Indian at tied 30th after the second round of the USD 6 million Barclays Singapore Open here on Friday. Chiragh dropped three birdies at the...
  • Gangjee fifth, Jeev ninth in Singapore Open November 16, 2012

    Singapore: Fresh from his American experience, Rahil Gangjee carded a flawless six-under 65 to position himself in tied fifth place, while Jeev Milkha Singh was tied ninth after the opening round of the USD 6 six million Barclays Singapore Open golf tournament. Gangjee rolled in six birdies against no bogeys in...
  • Khade, Sejwal shine at Singapore Open swimming July 6, 2011

    New Delhi: Indian swimmers Virdhawal Khade and Sandeep Sejwal created quite a splash at the seventh Singapore Open Championships, sharing four gold, a silver and three bronze medals among themselves. While Khade bagged two gold and three bronze medals, Sandeep brought home two gold and a silver. Khade was in top form...
  • Saina Nehwal knocked out of Singapore Open August 26, 2011

    Singapore: Defending champion and fourth seed Saina Nehwal crashed out of the Singapore Open Super Series badminton after losing to Cheng Chieh Shao of Chinese Taipei 21-8, 10-21, 19-21 in the second round here on Thursday. The first two sets were a one-sided affair but the decider went down to the...
  • Saina sails, Kashyap loses in Singapore Open June 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Defending champion Saina Nehwal overcame a second game slump to register a three-game victory over Chinese Lu Lan and enter the second round of the Singapore Open Super Series on Wednesday. The world number four Indian took 56 minutes to see off Lan 21-18 13-21 21-16 in the first...
  • Ashwini, Jwala bow out of Singapore Open June 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Indian badminton stars Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa have crashed out of Singapore Open Superseries 2011 in the women's double event on Thursday. Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa went down fighting 21-17 21-14 to their South Korean counterpart Kyung Eun Jung and Ha Na Kim in a match that...
  • Mixed results for Indian shuttlers in S'pore August 26, 2011

    New Delhi: Saina Nehwal may be India's most renowned badminton player but she is not the only Indian in action at the Singapore Open Super Series tournament. Young shuttler Arundhati Pantawane qualified for the main draw of the women's singles event on Tuesday after two gruelling encounters. She will play in...
  • Saina Nehwal returns to a hero's welcome June 29, 2010

    Ace Indian badminton player Saina Nehwal's came home to a hero's welcome on Monday after winning a hat-trick of super series championships. In the last two weeks Saina has won the Indonesian Super Series after the Singapore Open and India Grand Prix. She told CNN-IBN winning is her motivation. ...
  • Hat-trick girl Saina eyes top spot, Olympic medal June 30, 2010

    Hyderabad: Badminton player Saina Nehwal is a national icon following her good showing on the international scene in the past couple of years. Her rapid rise to the top of a sport that has been dominated by Chinese and South East Asian players is nothing short of a miracle. But has...
  • Saina eyes second Super Series title June 19, 2010

    Singapore: Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal is in line for a second Super Series title after scoring a come-from-behind victory over Lan Lu of China in the semifinals of the Singapore Open here on Saturday. The top-seeded Indian, currently ranked sixth in the world, rallied from a game down to beat...
  • Golfer Jeev Milkha Singh's incredible 2008 December 15, 2008

    Chandigarh: Jeev Milkha Singh has had a great year on the professional front, reaching a career high ranking and winning four tournaments. But there is little celebration on at home in Chandigarh, even after his return because personal tragedy has overshadowed all the success. For followers of Indian golf, the most...