RANKINGS OF THE INDIAN SHUTTLERS in the following categories, men's singles, men's doubles and women's doubles have improved according to the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday.
SAINA NEHWAL'S winning run comes to an end after she lost her semi-final match at the Badminton Asia Championships held in Wuhan, China. The fifth seed Indian succumbed to defeat at the hands of the sixth seed Chinese Wang Yihan in straight games 16-21, 14-21.
FIFTH SEED SAINA NEHWAL stormed into the semi-finals of Badminton Asia Championship held in Wuhan, China. She defeated an old foe in the quarters, third seed Wang Shixian from China 21-16, 21-19.
SAINA NEHWAL won her second round match to enter the quarter-finals of the Badminton Asia Championship while PV Sindhu defeated by eight seed Taipei shuttler.
SAINA NEHWAL AND PV SINDHU enter round two of Badminton Asia Championship while men's singles shuttler Kidambi Srikanth and men's doubles and women's doubles pair of Manu Attri/Sumeeth Reddy, Akshay Dewalkar/Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Jwala Gutta/Ashwini Ponnappa exit after losing their first round matches.
SHUTTLERS HEAD TO CHINA for the last tournament that lead up to the Rio Olympics qualification, the Badminton Asia Championships which begins from tomorrow in Wuhan.
THE RANKINGS OF men's singles shuttlers HS Prannoy and Parupalli Kashyap has hit a new low according to the Badminton World Federation (BWF) released on Thursday. Prannoy slipped seven spots to No. 30 from 23 while Kashyap dipped 5 spots to No. 25 from 20 respectively.
FORMER NATIONAL COACH of Badminton Sanjeev Sachdev has said that Indian women's category is struggling to find players as it mostly depended on Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu.
TIME IS RUNNING OUT for the shuttlers as the deadline to book a place in Rio is soon approaching. China Masters Grand Prix Gold is the next challenge which begins on Tuesday. In this tournament, men's singles shuttlers are seeded and will look to improve their performance.
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