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Yonex Chinese Taipei Open 2015 - A look at the draw for the Indian players
Yonex Chinese Taipei Open 2015 - A look at the draw for the Indian players

Srikanth Kidambi Four Indian players will be participating in the 35th edition of the Yonex Open Chinese Taipei Championships which will be held in the city of Taipei from July 14th to July 19th. This US $200,000 tournament is a Grand Prix Gold category tournament and is the eighth of its kind in 2015. As of now, only two Indian players have managed to seal the title in the last 34 editions of this tournament. Saina Nehw

Jul 14 2015
Interview with Parupalli Kashyap:
Interview with Parupalli Kashyap:"Want to beat top guys on surfaces where shuttle comes slowly"

“ I believe I am playing the best badminton of my career”- Parupalli Kashyap India’s ace shuttler Parupalli Kashyap has taken all the ‘excitement’ of beating world number one Chen Long at the recent Indonesian Open in his stride as he focuses on the forthcoming 2015 World Championships to be held in Jakarta in August. The 28-year-old shuttler became the first Indian singles player in 14 years to beat a rei

Jun 10 2015
The victory against Chen Long was one of my best: Parupalli Kashyap
The victory against Chen Long was one of my best: Parupalli Kashyap

Parupalli Kashyap expressed disappointment in not being able to go further at the Indonesia Open While he may have bowed out in the semifinals of the Indonesia Open last week, India’ s Parupaalli Kashyap pulled off a major win in the quarterfinals , when he defeated World No.1 Chen Long in 3 games. Speaking about the win, the 28-year-old rated it as one of his best and added that the previous time when he beat the Chinese he couldn

Jun 9 2015
Indonesia Open: Parupalli Kashyap stuns Chen Long to reach semifinals
Indonesia Open: Parupalli Kashyap stuns Chen Long to reach semifinals

Parupalli Kashyap Indian Badminton star and World No. 12 Parupalli Kashyap produced one of the finest performances of his career to stun the World No. 1 and reigning World Champion Chen Long of China 14-21, 21-17, 21-14 in the quarterfinals of BCA Indonedsia Open Superseries Premier tournament. This win is much more special for the 29-year old Hyderabadi shuttler because he was having a 1-7 win-loss record against the World No. 1

Jun 5 2015
2015 Indonesia Open-Schedule for Indian players on Friday
2015 Indonesia Open-Schedule for Indian players on Friday

Saina Nehwal will be keen to avenge her  Australian Open quarterfinal defeat to Wang Shixian when she faces her on Thursday   1 After three days of the 2015 Indonesian Open, just 2 India players remain in the fray as we head into the quarterfinals stage of the tournament on Friday. In the Men’s Draw, Parupalli Kashyap will have a stiff task ahead of him when he takes on  World No.1 Chen Long in the quarters.

2015 Indonesia Open: Schedule for Indian players on Wednesday
2015 Indonesia Open: Schedule for Indian players on Wednesday

Saina Nehwal will be seen in action on Wednesday After a week long schedule in Sydney, the action now shifts to Jakarta, with all the top players in the world assembling in the In Indonesian capital for the 2015 Indonesia Open. Like the Sydney last week, the opening day saw a whole host of qualification matches along with first round mixed doubles action. The second day will see the likes of the World No.1 a recently crowned Australia

Jun 2 2015
Chen Long, Carolina Marin win titles at Australian Badminton Open
Chen Long, Carolina Marin win titles at Australian Badminton Open

  Carolina Marin of Spain and Chen Long of China took the titles in their respective categories Sydney, May 31 (IANS) China's world No.1 shuttler Chen Long and Spain's Carolina Marin won the men's and women's singles titles respectively at the Australian Open Superseries here on Sunday. Reigning world champion Chen defeated Viktor Axelsen of Denmark 21-12, 14-21, 21-18 in an hour and 17 minutes, while current

Jun 1 2015
Chen Long beats Viktor Axelsen to win 2015 Australian Open
Chen Long beats Viktor Axelsen to win 2015 Australian Open

Chen Long beat Viktor Axelson in three games Sydney, May 31 (IANS:) China's world No.1 shuttler Chen Long defeated Viktor Axelsen of Denmark 21-12, 14-21, 21-18 for the men's singles title at the Australian Open Superseries here on Sunday. Axelsen's nerves against the world champion were showing, pushing the shuttle wide on the Chinese's right side. Chen kept his cool under the power of Axelsen, using his experience to strik

May 31 2015
Chen Long to meet Viktor Axelsen in Australian Open final
Chen Long to meet Viktor Axelsen in Australian Open final

Chen Long won his semifinal with relative ease Sydney, May 30 (IANS): World No.1 Chen Long of China will meet Viktor Axelsen of Denmark in the men's singles final after both won their respective semifinals at the Australian Badminton Open Superseries here on Saturday. Chen had fellow countryman Tian Houwei on the back foot for most of the match, forcing errors through shot precision and technical skills. Chen's uncharacteristic unfo

May 30 2015
2015 Australian Open: Finals line-up
2015 Australian Open: Finals line-up

Can Viktor Axelson defeat Chen Long in the finals? The 2015 Australian Open has reached its finals stages and we have the final line-ups ready in all 5 categories and although there is no Indian representation, there are some mouth-watering contests in prospect. Here’s the full -list: No. Category Match 1. Mixed Doubles Liu Cheng/Bao Yixin(CHN) vs Lee Chun Hei Reginald/ Chau Hoi Woh(HKG) 2.

May 30 2015
Chen Long enters into the semifinals of the Australian Open
Chen Long enters into the semifinals of the Australian Open

Chen Long won his quarterfinal in straight games to advance to the semis Sydney, May 29 (IANS): China's world badminton champion Chen Long outclassed compatriot Wong Wing Ki Vince 21-14, 21-13 to enter the semi-finals of the $750,000 Australian Open Superseries here on Friday night. Meanwhile, China's leading lady Li Xuerui fell to South Korea's Sung Ji Hyun in their quarter-final duel at the Sydney Olympic Park, reports Xinhua.

May 29 2015
2015 Australian Open: Schedule of Indian players on Wednesday
2015 Australian Open: Schedule of Indian players on Wednesday

Saina Nehwal will begin her Australian Open defence on Wednesday The qualifying rounds are over and its time for the main draw to begin at the 2015 Australian Open, being played at Sydney’s Olympic Park. On day One of the competition, a whole host of Indians are set to take to the courts in their respective first round matches and we as Indian fans can have our hopes pinned on the likes of Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap et

May 26 2015
Sudirman Cup: China through to their 11th consecutive final
Sudirman Cup: China through to their 11th consecutive final

YU Yang and TANg Yuanting won a pulsating doubles contest to help their side seal a place in the final 1.Men’s Doubles: Cai Yun/Hu Faiyeng(CHN) vs Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan(INA) The Chinese pair got off to a fast start, taking an early 2-0 lead, but the duo of Setiawan and Ahsan made a strong comeback to eventually go 11-8 in front at the interval mark. The other side of the break saw the reigning Olympic champions make a f

May 16 2015
Chen Long, Carolina Marin win titles in Malaysia Open
Chen Long, Carolina Marin win titles in Malaysia Open

Chen Long poses with the Malaysia Open title Kuala Lumpur, April 5 (IANS) China's Chen Long and Spain's Carolina Marin clinched the men's and women's singles titles respectively, in the $500,000 Malaysia Open Superseries Premier badminton tournament at the Putra Stadium here on Sunday. Reigning World champion Long overcame compatriot and five-time World champion Lin Dan 20-22, 21-13, 21-11 in an hour and 18 minutes. Th

Apr 5 2015
Chen Long beats Lin Dan to reach All England Open final
Chen Long beats Lin Dan to reach All England Open final

Chen Long Birmingham, March 8 (IANS) World No. 1 Chen Long of China beat two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan for the first time in their seven meetings to reach the final at the All England badminton championships here. Chen, the All England winner in 2013, took a surprise straight set win 21-13, 21-12 in just 45 minutes. He will fight for the title on Sunday against Denmark's Jan O. Jorgensen, who defeated Sho Sasaki of Japan 21-11,

Mar 8 2015
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