If Rio Olympics silver-medallist PV Sindhu led from the front with a bronze medal at Tokyo Games and a silver at the season-ending World Tour Final, Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen dished out a year-end special.
Kidambi Srikanth became the first Indian male shuttler to win a silver medal at the BWF World Championships on Sunday when he lost against Loh Kean Yew in the final. Another Indian Lakshya Sen claimed bronze.
Kidambi Srikanth, a former world number one, lost to Loh Kean Yew of Singapore in straight games (15-21, 20-22 ) in the men's singles final of BWF World Championships 2021.
The 20-year-old Lakshya Sen lost to compatriot Kidambi Srikanth in the semifinal on Saturday to settle for a bronze medal. Sen won the first game against Srikanth before losing the momentum in the final two games.
India's Kidambi Srikanth lost to Singaporean Loh Kean Yew in straight games (15-21, 20-22) in the men's singles final of the 2021 BWF World Championships in Huelva, Spain. Catch highlights.
Kidambi Srikanth is the first Indian men's badminton player to reach the singles final of a BWF World Championships. He plays Singapore's Loh Kean Yew in the final on Sunday. Watch live streaming.
In a historic all-Indian BWF World Championships men's singles semifinal, it was Kidambi Srikanth who had the last laugh as he saw off Lakshya Sen 17-21 21-14 21-17 in a thrilling contest that lasted an hour and nine minutes.
Kidambi Srikanth fought back to beat Lakshya Sen 17-21, 21-14, 21-17 in the men's singles first semi-final at BWF World Championships 2021. He is the first Indian male to enter the world championships final. Get highlights of Lakshya Sen vs Kidambi Srikanth.
Check match and telecast details of BWF World Badminton Championships 2021, men's singles semi-final clash between Indian shuttlers Lakshya Sen and Kidambi Srikanth.
India are assured of at least a silver as Srikanth and Sen will face each other in the first semifinal on Saturday. But it was disappointment for defending champion PV Sindhu, who lost to familiar foe Tai Tzu Ying.
World No.7 PV Sindhu fails to defend her women’s singles BWF World Championships title losing to Tai Tzu Ying in straight games in the quarterfinal in Huelva, Spain.
Defending champion PV Sindhu bowed out of the BWF World Championships 2021 losing in straight games against Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei in the quarterfinals. Get highlights of PV Sindhu vs Tai Tzu Ying.
Defending champion PV Sindhu defeated her Thai opponent Pornpawee Chochuwong, ranked three places below her, 21-14 21-18 in the pre-quarterfinal match that lasted 48 minutes.
HS Prannoy defeated Daren Liew of Malaysia 21-7, 21-17 in straight games in the BWF World Championships 2021 men's singles second-round match. Prannoy joins fellow Indians Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen in pre-quarters.
World number seven and defending champion PV Sindhu took just 24 minutes to Slovakia's Martina Repiska, while Lakshya Sen prevailed over Japanese Kenta Nishimoto.
HS Prannoy was the only positive thing that happened for India on Monday at BWF World Championships 2021 as the doubles pairs suffered first-round exits. On Sunday, Kidambi Srikanth eased into the second round.
Kidambi Srikanth, seeded 12th, got better of Spain's Pablo Abian 21-12, 21-16 in the ongoing BWF World Championships 2021. The Indian will next face Chinese Li Shi Feng in the second round.
PV Sindhu has been in impressive form. She claimed her second silver medal at the season-ending World Tour Finals after three successive semifinal finishes at the French Open, Indonesia Masters and Indonesia Open.
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
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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.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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