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Saina Nehwal sets up final clash with PV Sindhu at India GP Gold badminton (pic)

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Published: 25 January 2014
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Lucknow: A resurgent Saina Nehwal and fast rising PV Sindhu, country's best women shuttlers, set up a summit clash against each other at the Indian Grand Prix Gold after emerging victorious in their respective semifinals on Saturday.

Saina reached her first finals in 15 months after prevailing over China's Xuan Deng 21-14 17-21 21-19 while Sindhu surpassed Lindaweni Fanetri from Indonesia 21-6 12-21 21-17 to set up a their first ever international clash against each other at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium here. Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal.

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Malaysia all-out in India Open

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Published: 25 January 2014
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia will have no representatives in the final of the India Open GP Gold after both their women’s and mixed pairs crashed out in the semi-finals in Lucknow.

SEA Games champions Vivian Hoo-Woon Khe Wei were shown the exit on Saturday by youngsters Yu Xiaohan-Huang Yaqiong of China, losing 18-21, 12-21.

The Malaysians, who crashed out in the first round of the Malaysian Open last week to new pair Ma Jin-Tang Yuanting of China, had a good start as they led 17-14 in the first game.

But Vivian-Khe Wei, the world No. 18, succumbed to nerves and surrendered the lead to lose 18-21. Xiaohan-Yaqiong, the world No. 67, then ramped up the pressure to lead 11-3 in the second game before comfortably sealing their place in the final after 40 minutes.

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Not a single singles player left in India Open (pic)

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Published: 25 January 2014
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian men’s singles shuttlers ran out of luck in Lucknow and none made it to the semi-finals of the India Open Grand Prix.

On Friday, independent shuttler Zulfadli Zulkifli and Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) shuttler Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin crashed out to their Indian opponents in the quarter-finals. Zulfadli Zulkifli who beat top seed P. Kashyap a day ago and went down 19-21, 14-21 to H.S. Prannoy in Friday's quarter-final match at the India Open.

Zulfadli failed to reproduce the form that saw him beat top seed P. Kashyap a day ago and went down 19-21, 14-21 to H.S. Prannoy in 47 minutes.

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Junior shuttlers may miss out Youth Olympics

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Published: 25 January 2014
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia may end up with the smallest number of entries for the badminton competition in the Youth Olympic Games this year if they do not start sending their juniors out in the next three months.

Only boys’ singles shuttler Cheam June Wei is in the running for a spot based on his standing in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) junior rankings.

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Goh-Chan partnership put on ice (pic)

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Published: 23 January 2014
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KUALA LUMPUR: The successful partnership of Goh Liu Ying and Chan Peng Soon has been temporarily disbanded.

The 24-year-old Liu Ying has finally decided to go for a surgery to treat her nagging knee problems. The op on both her knees will rule her out of competition for a minimum of six months.The 24-year-old Goh Liu Ying has finally decided to go for a surgery to treat her nagging knee problems that'll keep her out of competition for a minimum of six months.

The damage is more severe on her right knee, which has a meniscus tear and a partial tear on her ligament. There is also a small meniscus tear on her left knee.

Liu Ying said on Friday that it was best for her to go under the knife now – and then work towards getting to peak form for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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