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P.V Sindhu to meet Nozomi Okuhara in Japan Open second round

Tokyo: Fresh from winning the Korea Open Superseries title last Sunday, India's No. 4 seed P.V. Sindhu sized up her first big test at...

Carolina Marin wins Japan Open

Tokyo: Rio Olympic champion Carolina Marin of Spain bagged the women's singles title at the $325,000 Japan Open Superseries badminton championships that was held...

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KUALA LUMPUR: After their quarter-final exit at the Korea Open last week, Goh Soon Huat-Shevon Jemie Lai have fought tooth and nail to be...

Lee Chong Wei hits the fastest smash in the world at...

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Carolina Marin sets up Japan Open final with He Bingjiao after...

Tokyo: Two-time women's singles world champion Carolina Marin barely broke a sweat in Japan Open semi-finals, as she was handed a walkover by the...

Nozomi Okuhara faces Carolina Marin in Japan Open semis

Tokyo: The 2017 women's singles World Champion Nozomi Okuhara's run of strong form continued when the unseeded Japanese player battled past Zhang Beiwen of...