• Tai Tzu Ying overtakes Carolina Marin and becomes World No. 1

    Taipei: Taiwan's Tai Tzu Ying is now officially the best women's singles player on the planet.

    In the latest world rankings published Thursday by Badminton World Federation (BWF), the 22-year-old Taiwanese player was listed as No. 1 women's singles player with 78,651 points, followed by Olympic gold medalist Carolina Marin of Spain with 77,750 points.Congratulations to Tai Tzu Ying for becoming World No. 1. (photo: AP)

    Congratulations to Tai Tzu Ying for becoming World No. 1. (photo: AP)

  • P.V Sindhu pulls out of Macau Open to focus on Superseries finals

    Hyderabad: World No. 9 women's singles player P.V Sindhu who had won her maiden Superseries title at China Open and reached the Hong Kong Open final in last two weeks, has decided to pull out of the Macau Open Grand Prix Gold which began on Tuesday in preparation for the Dubai Superseries finals.P.V Sindhu has a bright future ahead of her. (photo: AP)

    P.V Sindhu has a bright future ahead of her. (photo: AP)

  • Tai Tzu-Ying wins Hong Kong Open and rises to World No. 1

    Hong Kong: Taiwan's World No. 3 women's singles player Tai Tzu-Ying won her second Superseries title of the season on Sunday by beating Olympic silver medalist P.V Sindhu of India 21-15, 21-17 in 41 minutes to lift the Hong Kong Open title.Tai Tzu-Ying and P.V. Sindhu pose on the podium. (photo: AP)

    Tai Tzu-Ying and P.V. Sindhu pose on the podium. (photo: AP)

  • Tai Tzu Ying beats Carolina Marin to play P.V Sindhu in Hong Kong final

    Hong Kong: Taiwan’s World No. 3 women's singles player Tai Tzu-Ying showed off her remarkable overheads and slicing drop shots along with precise servings to overpower World No. 1 Carolina Marin of Spain 21-17, 14-21, 21-16 in 68 minutes on Saturday to make the Hong Kong Open final.Tai Tzu Ying tries to defend her Hong Kong Open title against P.V Sindhu. (photo: AP)

    Tai Tzu Ying tries to defend her Hong Kong Open title against P.V Sindhu. (photo: AP)

  • P.V. Sindhu, Carolina Marin on course for fiery Hong Kong Open final meeting

    Hong Kong: World No. 9 P.V Sindhu of India and World No. 1 Carolina Marin of Spain are on course for a rematch of the Olympic final at the ongoing Hong Kong Open after both advanced to the semi-finals respectively on Friday.Carolina Marin is on track to end the year on a high note. (photo: AP)

    Carolina Marin is on track to end the year on a high note. (photo: AP)

  • Jan Jorgensen, Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong survive scares to reach Hong Kong Open quarters

    Hong Kong: Denmark’s newly crowned China Open champion Jan O Jorgensen stared defeat right in the face, saving two match points and coming back from a 18-20 deficit to beat Hong Kong's Wei Nan 19-21, 21-13, 24-22 in the second round of Hong Kong Open on Thursday.Jan Jorgensen pulls off great escape to reach the 2016 Hong Kong Open quarters. (photo: AP)

    Jan Jorgensen pulls off great escape to reach the 2016 Hong Kong Open quarters. (photo: AP)

  • P.V. Sindhu could possibly face Carolina Marin in Hong Kong Open finals

    Hong Kong: After winning the 2016 China Open badminton Superseries on Sunday, India's badminton ace P.V. Sindhu is eyeing for another Superseries title at the 2016 Hong Kong Open that is slated to begin on Tuesday.P.V. Sindhu faces possible Carolina Marin in the Hong Kong final. (photo: AP)

    P.V. Sindhu faces possible Carolina Marin in the Hong Kong final. (photo: AP)

  • P.V Sindhu clinches China Open as China fail to capture any title

    Fuzhou: For the first time in China Open's 30-years history, Chinese shuttlers had failed to capture a single title at the China Open finals that concluded on Sunday.

    P. V Sindhu who became star athlete of India after being the first Indian woman to win an Olympic silver medal, was crowned at the women's singles final after she fought back from dropping a set to beat local shuttler Sun Yu 21-11, 17-21, 21-11 in 69 minutes to win her first ever career Superseries title.Congratulations to P.V. Sindhu for winning the 2016 China Open women's singles title. (photo: AP)

    Congratulations to P.V. Sindhu for winning the 2016 China Open women's singles title. (photo: AP)

  • Saina Nehwal ready to make a comeback at China Open after knee injury

    Fuzhou: India's World No. 6 women's singles player Saina Nehwal is preparing to make her return from injury after suffering a knee injury that caused her abrupt exit at the Rio Olympics in August.Wish Saina Nehwal a strong showing at the 2016 China Open. (photo: AP)

    Wish Saina Nehwal a strong showing at the 2016 China Open. (photo: AP)

  • PV Sindhu is going back to school for a Master's Degree

    Hyderabad: India's star shuttler P.V. Sindhu, who became the first Indian woman to win a silver medal in badminton in the Olympics, has decided to return to school to pursue her Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree while playing professional badminton.Wish P.V. Sindhu the best of luck in her studies! (photo: AP)

    Wish P.V. Sindhu the best of luck in her studies! (photo: AP)

  • Viktor Axelsen, P. V. Sindhu crash out of French Open

    Paris: Olympic bronze medalist and current World No. 5 Viktor Axelsen of Denmark, who became the overwhelming favorite for the 2016 French Open after No. 1 seed Lee Chong Wei pulled out from the tournament due to injury, stumbled in the second round on Thursday as he lost to 36-year-old Lee Hyun Il of Korea 20-22, 12-21 in 40 minutes.Viktor Axelsen's recent run of poor form is worrying. (photo: AP)

    Viktor Axelsen's recent run of poor form is worrying. (photo: AP)

  • PV Sindhu, Ahmad/Natsir and Viktor Axelsen crash out of Denmark Open

    Odense: Thursday was a day of upsets at the ongoing Denmark Open in Odense. To top off the day that filled with shocking results, India's Olympic women's doubles silver medalist shuttler P.V. Sindhu was knocked out by Japan's Sayaka Sato 13-21, 23-21, 18-21 in the second round of the tournament.Viktor Axelsen suffers shock exit in the second round of 2016 Denmark Open. (photo: Lars Ronbog)

    Viktor Axelsen suffers shock exit in the second round of 2016 Denmark Open. (photo: Lars Ronbog)

  • Pullela Gopichand: P.V Sindhu is a cool and collected player

    Hyderabad: Despite rising fame after his women's singles player P.V Sindhu became the first Indian woman shuttler to win an Olympics silver medal on August 19, Pullela Gopichand remained humble and continued to inspire the development of badminton in India.P.V Sindhu has a bright future ahead of her. (photo: AP)

    P.V Sindhu has a bright future ahead of her. (photo: AP)

  • P. V. Sindhu lands USD $7.5 million deal

    Hyderabad: Following her impressive run in Rio, the Olympic silver medalist P. V Sindhu of India was reported to sign a three-year deal with sports management company Baseline that worth up Rs 50 crore (about USD $7.5 million). It was the highest amount an Indian non-cricket player has ever made.Congratulations to P.V. Sindhu for a well deserved deal. (photo: AP)

    Congratulations to P.V. Sindhu for a well deserved deal. (photo: AP)

  • Lee Chong Wei, Carolina Marin confirmed as top seeds for Korea Open

    Kuala Lumpur: The seedings for the 2016 Korea Open Superseries badminton tournaments have been confirmed, and both Lee Chong Wei and Carolina Marin were seeded top in the men's singles and women's singles events respectively.Carolina Marin is the No. 1 seed at 2016 Korea Open Superseries. (photo: AFP)

    Carolina Marin is the No. 1 seed at 2016 Korea Open Superseries. (photo: AFP)

  • P.V Sindhu receives over 2 million USD cash reward & a BMW

    Bangalore: Ever since P.V Sindhu became the first Indian shuttler to win a silver medal in badminton at the Olympics, cash rewards has been pouring in celebration for her momentous feat at the Rio Olympics.Congratulations to P.V Sindhu on the well-deserved rewards, keep up the good job! (photo: NDtv)

    Congratulations to P.V Sindhu on the well-deserved rewards, keep up the good job! (photo: NDtv)

  • Rio Olympics 2016: Carolina Marin wins badminton women's singles gold

    Rio de Janeiro: Carolina Marin of Spain has beaten P.V. Sindhu of India to take gold in women's singles badminton.
    Her victory Friday signals a clear end to China's previous lock on Olympic badminton power. Marin fell face first on the court, then kneeled and wept after her 2-1 victory.Rio 2016 women's singles silver medalist V. Sindhu Pusarla of India, gold medalist Carolina Marin of Spain and bronze medalist Nozomi Okuhara of Japan (from left). (photo: AFP)

    Rio 2016 women's singles silver medalist V. Sindhu Pusarla of India, gold medalist Carolina Marin of Spain and bronze medalist Nozomi Okuhara of Japan (from left). (photo: AFP)

  • Rio 2016: P.V Sindhu cruises to set up final showdown with Carolina Marin

    Rio de Janeiro: India's No. 9 seed P.V Sindhu continued her Cinderella run at the Rio Olympics semi-finals, beating No. 6 seed Nozomi Okuhara 21-19, 21-10 on Thursday to guarantee of at least a silver medal for India.Wish P.V Sindhu best of luck in the women's singles final at Rio Olympics. (photo: AFP)

    Wish P.V Sindhu best of luck in the women's singles final at Rio Olympics. (photo: AFP)

  • Saina Nehwal crashes out of Olympics

    Rio de Janeiro: The London Olympics bronze medallist and world No. 5 Saina Nehwal's Rio Olympics journey has come to a shocking end on Sunday, with the Indian shuttler losing to Ukraine's Marija Ulitina in straight games.Saina Nehwal's right knee was heavily taped on Sunday. (photo: AP)

    Saina Nehwal's right knee was heavily taped on Sunday. (photo: AP)

  • Carolina Marin & Li Xuerui fall in same half of the 2016 Olympic draw

    Kuala Lumpur: World No. 1 women's singles player Carolina Marin and the Olympic defending champion Li Xuerui have fallen into the same half of the 2016 Rio Olympic draw.Women's singles draw for the 2016 Rio Olympics. (photo: BWF)

    Women's singles draw for the 2016 Rio Olympics. (photo: BWF)

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