IN PROBABLY THE best chance to grab multiple medals, an 18-member Indian badminton contingent led by ace shuttler Saina Nehwal will vie for honours at the 22nd edition of the World Championships to be held at the 9,000-seater Istora Senayan in Indonesia from August 10 to 16.
INDIAN SHUTTLER Ajay Jayaram notched up a straight-game win over Malaysia's Wei Feng Chong to reach the semifinals of the Russian Open Grand Prix badminton tournament here today.
Top Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu and K Srikanth, and fast-rising Sameer Verma reached the second round of the USD 200,000 Chinese Taipei Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament today.
Riding on a semifinal finish at the Indonesia Super Series Premier badminton tournament, Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap regained his place inside the top 10 in the latest BWF's world ranking, release on Thursday.
World number one Saina Nehwal disposed off Thai Nichaon Jindapon's challenge in straight games but PV Sindhu crashed out of the Indonesian Open Super Series badminton tournament following a close first-round defeat, on Wednesday.
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