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India Open Badminton: Lakshya Sen Enters Maiden BWF World Tour Super 500 Final

Jan 15, 2022 PTI

Lakshya Sen, ranked 17 in the world, will face world champion Loh Kean Yew of Singapore in India Open badminton summit clash on Sunday in a repeat of the Dutch Open final last year.

India Open 2022: Russian Mixed Doubles Shuttler Rodion Alimov Withdraws After Testing COVID Positive

Jan 15, 2022 Koushik Paul

Rodion Alimov’s mixed doubles partner Alina Davletova also had to withdraw from India Open 2022 as she is the close contact. The Russian pair was slated to play in semis on Saturday.


India Open Badminton: PV Sindhu Humbles Ashmita Chaliha To Enter Semifinals

Top seed PV Sindhu, a former world champion, took 36 minutes to get the better of 21-year-old Chaliha 21-7 21-18 and set up a last-four clash with Thailand's Supanida Katethong, seeded sixth.

India Open Badminton: PV Sindhu Advances, Malvika Bansod Knocks Idol Saina Nehwal Out

Jan 13, 2022 PTI

Former champion and 2012 Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal suffered a 17-21 9-21 straight-game loss to her 20-year-old compatriot Malvika Bansod. Malvika, ranked 111th, took 34 minutes to see off the former world number 1.


Tasnim Mir Becomes First Indian Under-19 Girls' Singles World Number One

Tasnim Mir, 16, from Gujarat was rewarded for last year's stellar run when she had secured titles in three junior international tournaments to jump three places to grab the top position in the junior world rankings.

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13 January, 2022

India Open 2022: Malvika Bansod Knocks Out Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu Sails Into Quarterfinals

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Ranked 111, Malvika Bansod beat Saina Nehwal 21-17, 21-9 while top seed PV Sindhu thrashed fellow Indian Ira Sharma 21-10, 21-10 in the India Open 2022. HS Prannoy got a walkover after his opponent tested COVID positive.


13 January, 2022

India Open 2022: Kidambi Srikanth Among Seven Indians To Pull Out Due To COVID Positive Results

Koushik Paul

The players who tested positive will not be replaced and their opponents will get a walkover in the ongoing India Open 2022. Earlier, B Sai Praneeth had pulled out of the tournament after testing positive.


12 January, 2022

Saina Nehwal-Siddharth Controversy: Hyderabad Police Book Actor For Tweet Against Shuttler

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Based on a complaint lodged by a woman against Siddharth over his remarks online against Saina Nehwal, a case has been registered against the actor under IPC Section 509 and under relevant sections of the Information Technology Act.


12 January, 2022

Saina Nehwal Says Personal Coach Must For International Success

Koushik Paul

Saina Nehwal had Pullela Gopichand and Vimal Kumar as personal coaches at different times. She now trains with her husband Parupalli Kashyap.


12 January, 2022

India Open 2022: Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy, Lakshya Sen Register Wins To Enter 2nd Round

Outlook Web Bureau

Saina Nehwal will face compatriot Malvika Bansod in the women singles second round of the ongoing India Open 2022. Lakshya Sen faces Felix Bureatedt of Sweden next.


12 January, 2022

Saina Nehwal Accepts Actor Siddharth’s Apology; Says ‘Happy In My Space, God Bless Him’

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Siddharth’s reply to Saina Nehwal's tweet on PM Narendra Modi's security breach in Punjab garnered much flak on social media a few days ago. Siddharth has apologised to Saina fr his comment.


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12 January, 2022

Actor Siddharth Apologises To Olympic Medallist Badminton Star Saina Nehwal For ‘Rude Joke’

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Siddharth received a widespread backlash on Twitter for his reply to Saina Nehwal's tweet on the alleged lapse in the security of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Punjab visit.


12 January, 2022

Siddharth Issues Public Apology To Saina Nehwal

Outlook Web Bureau

Actor Siddharth who responded to Badminton player Saina Nehwal's tweet with a controversial statement, has now apologized and deleted the tweet.


11 January, 2022

India Open Badminton: Ashmita Chaliha Stuns Fifth Seed; PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth In 2nd Round

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Reigning world champion Loh Kean Yew was stretched to three games while home favourite Kidambi Srikanth registered a convincing win in their respective men's singles first round matches of the India Open badmtinon 2022.


10 January, 2022

Ahead Of India Open 2022, World Badminton Championships Silver Medallist Kidambi Srikanth Hints At Having A Personal Coach

Koushik Paul

Like PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth is not averse to having a personal coach as he seeks to make a mark in 2022 after his recent grand show at the world championships in Spain.


10 January, 2022

India Open 2022: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth Eye Winning Starts Amid COVID-19 Surge

PTI

The India Open badminton returns in 2022 after being cancelled twice due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation in the country. B Sai Praneeth and doubles player Dhruv Rawat have pulled out after testing positive.


09 January, 2022

India Open 2022: Sai Praneeth, Dhruv Rawat Test COVID Positive; Pull Out Of Tournament

Aditya Kumar

The news comes after the entire England team pulled out of India Open 2022 two days back following the COVID positive results of their doubles specialist Sean Vendy and coach Nathan Robertson.


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09 January, 2022

India Open Badminton: Former Champions Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu Get Top Billing

PTI

India Open 2022 will start with the main draw from January 11 and no spectators will be allowed at the venue, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. The tournament will kickstart the 2022 international season.


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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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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.

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