SAINA NEHWAL was the only bright spot in an otherwise dismal day for Indian shuttlers as she eased past Thailand's Busanan Ongbumrungphan to enter the second round of the All England Open badminton tournament at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham, England.
Saina Nehwal's ranking has dipped from No. 2 to 3 as per the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings that was released today.
SAI PRANEETH UPSET LEE CHONG WEI of Malaysia in straight games while Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth also won their respective matches as Indian shuttlers enjoyed a good outing in the first round of the All England Open badminton tournament at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham, England.
SAINA NEHWAL makes a comeback with the All England Badminton Championship. She is seeded second and her coach Vimal Kumar is confident that she can be crowned as the champion.
FOREIGN PLAYERS EARN 64 percent of the 1100 crores that is floating around the Indian Sports Leagues market, while the Indian players get only 36 percent of the pie. More facts like these were uncovered in the launch of India’s first ever sports salaries report conducted by Super Insight.
KIDAMBI SRIKANTH AND SAINA NEHWAL's ranking remained same while Sindu slipped to No. 12 in the latest BWF rankings which was released on Thursday.
SAINA NEHWAL will spearhead India's campaign in women's singles while World No.9 Kidambi Srikanth will be highest-ranked Indian in men's singles as the Badminton Association of India (BAI) here on Wednesday announced a strong 15-member squad for the South Asian Games next month.
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