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.
PARUPALLI KASHYAP, KIDAMBI SRIKANTH AND SAMEER VERMA enter second round of the German Open Grand Prix Gold.
PARUPALLI KASHYAP will be back in action after recovering from an injury he picked up at the India GPG. He is seeded 11th at the German Open GPG which begins tomorrow and along with this he is also back in the hunt for a spot in Olympics.
SHUTTLERS ARE NOW SET TO participate in the German Open Grand Prix Gold but most of them will miss the event as they are still recovering from injury and others want to be fit for major tournaments like the All England Championship which starts two days after this event.
THE WORLD OF BADMINTON was taken aback on last Thursday after World no. 4 men's doubles player Carsten Mogensen of Denmark collapsed in a hotel room while playing at the 2016 European Men's & Women's Team Championship in Kazan, Russia.
JWALA GUTTA says that having a specialist coach has made her physically fitter and mentally stronger heading into the Asia Championship that starts today in Hyderabad.
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.
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