• Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing exit Singapore Open

    Singapore: Singapore Open's mixed doubles No. 8 seeds Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing were out of the tournament after suffering a semi-final loss to Dechapol Puavaranukroh/Sapsiree Taerattanachai from Thailand with 21-18, 11-21, 14-21 in 64 minutes on Saturday.Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing need to be more stable in order to achieve better results internationally. (photo: AP)

    Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing need to be more stable in order to achieve better results internationally. (photo: AP)

  • Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong survive scare to enter Singapore Open 2nd round

    Singapore: Former World No. 1 men's pair Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong of Malaysia stared down defeat and fought back from a set down before knocking Lee Sheng Mu/Tsai Chia Hsin of Taiwan out of the Singapore Open on Wednesday with a 20-22, 21-15, 21-18 victory in their thrilling opener.Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong hoping to bounce back at Singapore Open from their recent dissapointments. (photo: AFP)

    Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong hoping to bounce back at Singapore Open from their recent dissapointments. (photo: AFP)

  • Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo complete remarkable Superseries hat-trick in 2017

    Kuching: Indonesia’s World No. 2 men's doubles pair Markus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo were standing atop the podium yet again on Sunday at Malaysia Open, after beating China's Fu Haifeng/Zheng Siwei in the men's doubles final.Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo are the most exciting men's doubles pair in the world currently. (photo: AFP)

    Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo are the most exciting men's doubles pair in the world currently. (photo: AFP)

  • Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo/Marcus Fernaldi Gideon advance to Malaysian Open final

    Kuching: World No. 2 Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo/Marcus Fernaldi Gideon of Indonesia have made it through to the final round of the Malaysian Super Series Premier after beating No. 2 seeds of Japan Takeshi Kamura/Keigo Sonoda 21-16, 21-13 in the semi-finals on Saturday.Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo/Marcus Fernaldi Gideon in brilliant form ahead of Malaysia Open final. (photo: AP)

    Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo/Marcus Fernaldi Gideon in brilliant form ahead of Malaysia Open final. (photo: AP)

  • Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo advance to Malaysia Open semis

    Kuching: Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo's brilliant start in 2017 continued with an impressive win over World No. 1 men's pair Li Junhui/Liu Yuchen at the Malaysia Open that was held at Perpaduan Stadium in Petra Jaya, Malaysia.Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo celebrate after defeating Li Junhui/Liu Yuchen in Malaysia Open semi-finals. (photo: PBSI)

    Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo celebrate after defeating Li Junhui/Liu Yuchen in Malaysia Open semi-finals. (photo: PBSI)

  • Viktor Axelsen beats Chou Tien Chen to claim India Open title

    New Delhi: It was third time charm for Viktor Axelsen Denmark at the India Open, when the Dane comfortably defeated Taiwan's Chou Tien Chen in straight games to win his maiden India Open Super Series title in his third attempt on Sunday.Viktor Axelsen bites his gold medal having won the 2017 India Open men's singles title. (Photo: AFP)

    Viktor Axelsen bites his gold medal having won the 2017 India Open men's singles title. (Photo: AFP)

  • Viktor Axelsen to clash with Chou Tien Chen in India Open final

    New Delhi: Denmark's No. 3 seed Viktor Axelsen who lost to Kidambi Srikanth in the 2015 India Open final and lost to Kento Momota in the 2016 India Open final, has reached his third straight India Open final on Saturday.Viktor Axelsen gets his third chance to win the India Open on Sunday. (photo: AP)

    Viktor Axelsen gets his third chance to win the India Open on Sunday. (photo: AP)

  • Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo/Marcus Fernaldi Gideon are the new men's doubles World No. 1

    Jakarta: The underdog Indonesians Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo and Marcus Fernaldi Gideon who unexpectedly beat Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen of China in the All England final two weeks ago, have shot up 4 spots to overtake Malaysia's Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong of becoming the new World No. 1 men's pair.Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo and Marcus Fernaldi Gideon are the new World No. 1 men's pair. (photo: PBSI)

    Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo and Marcus Fernaldi Gideon are the new World No. 1 men's pair. (photo: PBSI)

  • Lee Chong Wei wins 4th All England and 45th Superseries title

    Birmingham: By 2017, there weren't many ways for World No. 1 men's singles player Lee Chong Wei to be considered an underdog. But playing through a medial collateral ligament (MCL) injury and winning the All England title -- did add a new chapter to his legacy.Congratulations to Lee Chong Wei for winning his fourth All England title. (photo: AFP)

    Congratulations to Lee Chong Wei for winning his fourth All England title. (photo: AFP)

  • Jan O Jorgensen beats Chen Long to win China Open

    Fuzhou: Denmark's No. 4 seeds Jan O Jorgensen shocked the home crowd when he held off a stirring comeback from Chen Long in the first set as the second seed Chen came agonizingly close to taking the first set from 17-20 to 20-20 before Jorgensen restored his control to clinch the first set 22-20.Denmark's Jan Jorgensen upset Olympic champion Chen Long to win the 2016 China Superseries. (photo: AP)

    Denmark's Jan Jorgensen upset Olympic champion Chen Long to win the 2016 China Superseries. (photo: AP)

  • Hans-Kristian Vittinghus wins Australian Open

    Sydney: Denmark’s Hans-Kristian Vittinghus who led Denmark to become the first European nation to win the Thomas Cup in last month’s Thomas Cup final in Kunshan, China, won his first ever Super Series tournament after overcoming Korea's Jeon Hyeok Jin in a 3-set tussle in the Australian Badminton Open men's singles final on Sunday in Sydney.Denmark's Hans-Kristian Vittinghus (L) on the podium with South Korea's Jeon Hyeok-Jin (R) after winning the 2016 Australian Open. (photo: AFP)

    Denmark's Hans-Kristian Vittinghus (L) on the podium with South Korea's Jeon Hyeok-Jin (R) after winning the 2016 Australian Open. (photo: AFP)

  • Kento Momota, Ratchanok Intanon win India Open

    New Delhi: World No. 4 Japanese shuttler Kento Momota remained perfect in India Open finals, winning an the men's singles title on Sunday while denying Viktor Axelsen of Denmark from winning his first ever Super Series.Japan's Kento Momota poses with the trophy after winning the men's final singles match aganist Denmark's Viktor Axelsen at 2016 India Open. (photo: AFP)

    Japan's Kento Momota poses with the trophy after winning the men's final singles match aganist Denmark's Viktor Axelsen at 2016 India Open. (photo: AFP)

  • Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong exit, Viktor Axelsen reaches Indian Open finals

    New Delhi: Malaysia's men’s doubles pair Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong failed to maintain their winning momentum after going down to Indonesia's Gideon Markus Fernaldi/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo in the semi-final of the India Open at the Siri Fort Indoor Stadium, New Delhi, India on Saturday.Denmark's Viktor Axelsen plays a shot during his men's singles semi-final match against South Korea's Son Wan Ho. (photo: GettyImages)

    Denmark's Viktor Axelsen plays a shot during his men's singles semi-final match against South Korea's Son Wan Ho. (photo: GettyImages)

  • Saina Nehwal, P.V Sindhu roll on a day of upset at India Open

    New Delhi: Despite the shock exits of Lee Chong Wei, Lin Dan and Jan Jorgensen at India Open, both Indian women's singles shuttlers No. 2 seed Saina Nehwal and P.V Sindhu clinched their spots in the quarter-finals of the $300,000 Yonex Sunrise India Open Superseries on Thursday.P.V Sindhu pumps her fist during her India Open second round against Busanan Ongbumrungphan. (photo: BAI)

    P.V Sindhu pumps her fist during her India Open second round against Busanan Ongbumrungphan. (photo: BAI)

  • Hendra Setiawan/ Mohammad Ahsan eyeing men's doubles title at All England

    Birmingham: The Badminton Association of Indonesia (PBSI) are hoping their top men's doubles pair Hendra Setiawan/Mohammad Ahsan could bring home the men's doubles title at the prestigious All England championships that will kick off the main draw action on Wednesday.Hendra Setiawan/Mohammad Ahsan are bidding for their second All England title in Birmingham. (photo: GettyImages)

    Hendra Setiawan/Mohammad Ahsan are bidding for their second All England title in Birmingham. (photo: GettyImages)

  • PBSI looking to add a second men's pair at Rio Olympics

    aJakarta: For this year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Badminton Association of Indonesia (PBSI) still relied heavily on Hendra Setiawan/Mohammad Ahsan to bring home the nation's first Olympic gold medal since Hendra Setiawan and Markis Kido last won it at the 2008 Beijing Olympics by defeating Cai Yun/Fu Haifeng 12–21, 21–11, 21–16 in the men's doubles final.Hendra Setiawan/Mohammad Ahsan (front) still Indonesia's main hope of winning gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

    Hendra Setiawan/Mohammad Ahsan (front) still Indonesia's main hope of winning gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

  • Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong and Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing falter in Malaysia Masters finals

    Georgetown: After a steady first set against their Indonesian counterparts - Gideon Markus Fernaldi-Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo, Malaysia's professional men's doubles pair - Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong let their Malaysia Masters title slipped away by losing to the Indonesians 21-18, 13-21, 18-21 in a 3 set thriller.Tan Kian Meng, Lai Pei Jing, Li Yinhui, Zheng Siwei (from left) pose for pictures at the awards ceremony. (photo: Bernama)

    Tan Kian Meng, Lai Pei Jing, Li Yinhui, Zheng Siwei (from left) pose for pictures at the awards ceremony. (photo: Bernama)

  • Sony Dwi Kuncoro wins Chinese Taipei GP finals

    Taipei: Although Sony Dwi Kuncoro is not young and strong as before, the 2004 Athens Olympic bronze medalist proved age no barrier as he rolled back the years to beat Wang Tzu Wei of Taiwan, 21-13, 21-15 to lift the Chinese Taipei GP men's singles title on Sunday.Sony Dwi Kuncoro poses on the podium with Wang Tzu Wei. (photo: BWF)

    Sony Dwi Kuncoro poses on the podium with Wang Tzu Wei. (photo: BWF)

  • Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying, Chong Wei Feng reach semi-finals at Vietnam Open

    Ho Chi Minh City: World No. 19 Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying of Malaysia brushed aside Indonesia’s Andrei Adistia/Vita Marissa in straight sets to advance to the mixed doubles semi-finals of the Vietnam Open on Friday.Good luck to Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying in the Vietnam Open semi-finals.

    Good luck to Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying in the Vietnam Open semi-finals.

  • Hoon Thien How/Lim Khim Wah, Sony Dwi Kuncoro in Taipei GP finals

    Taipei: Independent men's doubles pair from Malaysia, Hoon Thien How/Lim Khim Wah remained on course in the bid to lift their first international title after they advanced to the Chinese Taipei Grand Prix finals on Saturday. Both Hoon/Tan quit the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) in February this year, and are currently playing for a private badminton club called Sports Affairs Academy.Sony Dwi Kuncoro came into the Chinese Taipei GP open rejuvenated. (photo: TaipeiGP)

    Sony Dwi Kuncoro came into the Chinese Taipei GP open rejuvenated. (photo: TaipeiGP)

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