SINGAPORE OPEN

  • Japanes Kento Momota wins Singapore Open men's singles title April 12, 2015

    Singapore: Japanese Kento Momota was crowned champion in the $300,000 Singapore Open Superseries badminton men's singles event on Sunday, winning his first Superseries final. The Japanese World No.10 beat Hong Kong's Hu Yun (No. 13) 21-17, 16-21, 21-15 in a match that lasted almost 80 minutes at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. This...
  • Parupalli Kashyap loses in Singapore Open semis April 11, 2015

    Singapore: Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap lost 22-20, 11-21, 14-21 to Hong Kong's Hu Yun in the $300,000 Singapore Open Superseries men's singles semi-finals on Saturday. World No.15 Kashyap lost in 58 minutes to Yun at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. With this win, World No.13 Yun took a 3-1 lead in career...
  • Parupalli Kashyap, Prannoy enter Singapore Open quarters April 9, 2015

    Singapore: Indian shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and HS Prannoy notched up superb victories to enter the men's singles quarter-finals at the $300,000 Singapore Open Superseries on Thursday. The experienced Kashyap came up with a brilliant performance to oust fourth-seeded South Korean Son Wan Ho. The Commonwealth Games champion took 46 minutes to...
  • Shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth, Parupalli Kashyap advance in Singapore Open April 8, 2015

    Singapore: Top Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth, Parupalli Kashyap and H.S. Prannoy notched up victories to progress to the men's singles second round at the $300,000 Singapore Open Superseries on Wednesday. A little later women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa also advanced to the second round, beating South Koreans...
  • Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponnappa reach 2nd round of Singapore Open Super Series April 8, 2015

    Singapore: Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap and young HS Prannoy registered contrasting wins in the men's singles to enter the second round of the Singapore Open Super Series badminton tournament on Wednesday. Kashyap, who won the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold in January this year, brushed aside Korea's Lee Hyun Il...
  • Parupalli Kashyap, Prannoy advance in Singapore Open April 8, 2015

    Singapore: Indian shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and HS Prannoy notched up straight games victories to progress to the men's singles second round at the $300,000 Singapore Open Superseries on Wednesday. A little later women's doubles pair Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa also advanced to the second round beating South Koreans Go Ah...
  • Guru, Praneeth, Tarun-Sikki reach Singapore Open main draw April 7, 2015

    Singapore: Commonwealth Games bronze medalist RMV Gurusaidutt and young B Sai Praneeth advanced to the main draw of Singapore Open Super Series badminton tournament after notching up contrasting wins in the men's singles qualifiers, on Tuesday. Gurusaidutt outsmarted Thailand's Boonsak Ponsana 18-21 21-18 21-18 in the first round and then tamed...
  • Saina Nehwal skips Singapore Open, Kidambi Srikanth leads Indian charge April 6, 2015

    Singapore: Olympic bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal has withdrawn from USD 300,000 Singapore Open Super Series badminton tournament to recharge her batteries after competing at the highest level for the last few weeks. The Indian ace had a hectic last month as she competed at the All England Championship, India Open Super Series...
  • Scaled back Singapore Open to return next year January 28, 2015

    Singapore: The Singapore Open, once Asia's richest golf tournament, will return next year after a three-year absence but with a vast drop in prize money and without the European Tour on board. The $1 million January 28 to January 31 event will be co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and the Japan...
  • 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. 22yearold 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 quarterfinals 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 teammate 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 oneunder 70 in the final round but was the bestplaced Indian at tied 17th in the Barclays Singapore Open golf tournament here on Sunday. Chowrasia (70697170), 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 fourunder 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 ProAm. Jeev, the 2008 champion, who shot a sixover 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 bestplaced Indians on the weatherhit opening day of the Barclays Singapore Open at the challenging Serapong Golf Course here. The duo shot twounder 69 each and were three behind the clubhouse leader, the 41yearold Dane Thomas Bjorn, who has 13 wins but none...
  • Jeev's one of the nicest guys in golf: Harrington November 7, 2012

    Singapore: Threetime 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 evergrowing 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 23yearold Northern Irishman heads a quality field at the USD 6 million tournament from November 811 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 manofthemoment Rory McIlroy will teeup alongside threetimes winner Adam Scott at November's $6 million Singapore Open, organisers said on Tuesday. The Northern Irish world number one played the Barclayssponsored 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: Olympicbound P Kashyap lost in the first round as Indian shuttlers endured a mixed opening day in the Singapore Open on Wednesday. Kashyap lost 1221, 1821 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 fiveunder 66 to close at eightunder 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 bogeyfree threeunder 68 on a raindelayed 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 10, 2011

    Singapore: Fresh from his American experience, Rahil Gangjee carded a flawless sixunder 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...