A week after a demoralising defeat at the Toyota Thailand Open quarterfinals, PV Sindhu produced a much-improved performance but still lost to Tzu Ying in a 59-minute match
Sindhu and Srikanth's comeback to international badminton after the coronavirus-induced break was not as good as they would have expected
Former world number one Srikanth on Tuesday got a bloodied nose after undergoing multiple COVID-19 tests
With Tokyo Olympics qualifications in mind, India on Monday announced a strong eight-member squad to participate in the three upcoming tournaments, scheduled in January
PV Sindhu, whose title BWF World Tour Final defence lay in tatters after her second successive loss on Thursday, scripted an incredible turnaround after being 9-18 down in the opening game to eventually outwit He Bingjiao 21-19 21-19 in minutes and finish third in her group
Sindhu, who had lost in the finals in the last edition, said she sometimes lost focus during the title clash.
Dubbed a bridesmaid after falling short of gold on a number of occasions, Sindhu finally broke her jinx with a dominating performance.
Sindhu, who lost to Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in the final last year, will play another Japanese girl in Sunday's final.
Playing her third successive year-ending finale, Sindhu beat Beiwen Zhang 21-9 21-15 in a one-sided women's singles contest to top Group A.
Sindhu, who had finished runners-up in the last edition, gave ample display of her grit as she bounced back from a game down to record her first win over Asian Games champion Tzu Ying since the 2016 Rio Olympics.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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