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“We are fierce rivals on the court”, says PV Sindhu after quarter-final win against Saina Nehwal

Badminton ace PV Sindhu entered the semi-finals of the ongoing Yonex Sunrise India Open Superseries with a hard-fought 21-16 22-20 win over compatriot Saina Nehwal. Playing in front of a capacity crowd at the Siri Fort Stadium in New Delhi that cheered ferociously for either player, Sindhu recorded a memorable victory in straight games. Speaking to the press after the ... Read More »

China Open: PV Sindhu’s first Super Series win proves her evolution as a player

The world around Rio Olympics silver medallist Pusarla Venkata Sindhu must seem like a puzzle whose pieces are falling into place with unfailing regularity. After a remarkable week of tests, Sindhu produced yet another thrilling performance to piece together the first Super Series title of her glowing career. The 21-year-old Hyderabadi outlasted local favourite Sun Yu in a 69-minute battle ... Read More »

Champions in Miami title number 25: It’s Sania moment of glory

Tennis ace Sania Mirza gave Indian sports-lover another moment to cherish when she partnered with Swiss legend Martina Hingis to lift the women’s doubles title of the Miami Masters at the Tennis Center at Crandon Park on Sunday night. Sania’s victory came a few days after badminton star Saina Nehwal briefly became the world number one after winning the Indian ... Read More »

From Mary Kom to Saina Nehwal, India shining with its women athletes

For India’s female badminton champion Saina Nehwal, newly crowned world number one, it’s been a tough climb to the top in a patriarchal country that has long neglected women athletes. Although badminton is keenly followed in India, cricket has long been the national obsession, overshadowing all other sports and whose male stars command eye-popping sums. “It’s difficult to play any ... Read More »

Saina Nehwal seals maiden semi berth at India Open

Saina Nehwal sailed past Indonesia’sHana Ramadhini to make her maiden semifinals at the India Open Super Serieswhile giant-killer H S Prannoy and RMV Gurusaidutt went down fighting in the quarterfinals at the Siri Fort Complex on Friday. Olympic bronze medallist Saina defeated Hana 21-15 21-12 in the women’s singles competition at the Siri Fort Sports Complex. However the biggest upset of the ... Read More »

India's Saina Nehwal win Denmark Open

Indian badminton player and Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal has won the Denmark Open Super Series Premier trophy. Nehwal, 22, beat German’s Juliane Schenk in the finals played on Sunday in Odense in Denmark. The game was over in just 35 minutes with the score of 21-17 and 21-8. Nehwal is ranked number four in world badminton. This is her ... Read More »