Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram lost to Indonesian Shesar Hiren Rhustavito in straight games in the final of the Vietnam Open on Sunday.
London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal slipped a place to move out of the top 10 of the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday.
Indian women's singles star shuttler P.V. Sindhu may have missed out on her third consecutive major individual title but she sees a lot of positives with her consistent run, adding that she is hopeful of a gold medal in the future.
Badminton legend Prakash Padukone has no hesitation in calling four-time World Championship medallist P.V. Sindhu as one of the "greats" among Indian shuttlers even as he hoped that the Hyderabadi will break her silver medal run in major championships.
Indian women's singles star P.V. Sindhu overcame Japanese second seed Akane Yamaguchi in straight games in Nanjing (China) on Saturday to march into the second consecutive final of the Badminton World Championships.
Women's singles star P.V, Sindhu was the lone Indian to enter the semi-finals of the Badminton World Championships, with Saina Nehwal, B. Sai Praneeth and the mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa losing in the quarter-finals here on Friday.
Over 1000 entries received from across India and overseas Shortlisted players to be evaluated by Pullela Gopichand and his team of coaches at the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy next