Latest Badminton News and Articles

Saina Nehwal in Badminton Final (pic)

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Category: Badminton News Published: 14 October 2010
Posted by BadmintonPlanet.com Hits: 1111

To deafening cheers from an adoring crowd, Saina Nehwal Tuesday sped into the Commonwealth Games badminton women’s finals with a straight-game win over Scotland’s Susan Egelstaff.
Ms. Nehwal, the first seeded player and India’s hopeful for a gold medal, won 21-10, 21-17. She meets Malaysia’s Mew Choo Wong, seeded second in the tournament.

The two will play Thursday morning.Saina Nehwal of India plays against Susan Egelstaff of Scotland in the women’s singles semifinal badminton match of the XIX Commonwealth Games at the Siri Fort sports Complex in New Delhi on October 12, 2010.

In a hard-fought match, Indian women’s doubles pair Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa beat the Australian pair Tian He Tang and Kate Wilson-Smith to enter the finals.

To cheers of “India Jeetega,” the hometown favorites came back from a first game loss to win the match 12-21, 21-13, 21-11.

Earlier in the evening, India’s fleet-footed Parupalli Kashyap lost to England’s Rajiv Ouseph in a fiercely contested match. Mr. Kashyap won the first game speedily only to lose the second. He had a lead in the third game that Mr. Ouseph ate away at to win 19-21, 21-12, 21-18.

Chetan Anand, India’s other semi-finalist, lost in two quick games to the world’s top-ranked man, Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei.

Mr. Anand plays Mr. Kashyap for the bronze medal Wednesday evening.

  • No comments found

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

YouTube

Replays: Sudirman Cup 2015

2015 Sudirman Cup badminton video

Watch Replays

  • Recent News
  • Popular
Michelle Li beats Rachel Honderich to win second Pan Am gold

Toronto: Michelle Li of Canada who won gold medal four years

Thomas Bach: Badminton may stay in Olympics forever

Kuala Lumpur: The popularity of badminton could earn the spo

Lee Chong Wei loses quarter-final to Chen Long at Chinese Taipei Open

Taipei: Badminton fans hoping to watch one of the most stori

Carolina Marin Receives Sport Merit Royal Order

Madrid: The winner of 2014 BWF Badminton World Championships

The love story of Derek Wong and Vanessa Neo

By Cheryl Tay The love story of Singapore badminton players

Video: Badminton is the most "dangerous" sport on earth

Hanoi: Thanks to the quick work of a match referee, no-one w

Recommended badminton news for you