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Parupalli Kashyap is playing his best badminton right now, according to Pullela Gopichand
Parupalli Kashyap is playing his best badminton right now, according to Pullela Gopichand

Parupalli kashyap has come in for praise from chief coach Pullela Gopichand Ahead of the Badminton World Championships, starting in Jakarta on August 10, chief coach and former All-England Open winner Pullela Gopichand has said that Indian shuttlers have a chance to win medals in the tournament and rankings matter very little and its all about who rises up to the occasion on that day, who will come out trumps. "We stand a good chance

Jul 27 2015
Sports Ministry approves Rs. 30 lakh for four shuttlers
Sports Ministry approves Rs. 30 lakh for four shuttlers

Parupalli Kashyap New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The Sports Ministry on Tuesday sanctioned approximately Rs. 30 lakh as financial assistance, under the government's Target Olympic Podium (TOP) Scheme, for four top male shuttlers – Parupalli Kashyap, Kidambi Srikanth, H.S. Prannoy and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt. The four are undergoing training at the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy in Hyderabad, which required funding for the purchase of

Jun 30 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
Parupalli Kashyap bows out of the Indonesia Open; loses his semifinal in three games
Parupalli Kashyap bows out of the Indonesia Open; loses his semifinal in three games

Parupalli Kashyap lost semifinal in three games India’s Parupalli Kashyap bowed out of the 2015 Indonesia Open after falling to Kento Momota of Japan in three games 21-12 17-21 19-21 in 76 minutes in the semifinals on Saturday. The match began on a positive note for the Indian as he went 2-0 up early, but it became a neck-and-neck battle between both players at the 3-3 mark and it was Kashyap, who eventually, went ahead at 7-7 mark,

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.

Jun 4 2015
Saina loses top ranking, Srikanth jumps to No.3
Saina loses top ranking, Srikanth jumps to No.3

    Saina Nehwal bowed out in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open last week Jakarta, June 4 (IANS): India's Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal lost her top spot, sliding to the third position, in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday. Reigning Olympic champion Li Xuerui regained the top spot. Saina failed to defend her Australian Open title last month. Both have advanced to the first roun

Jun 4 2015
Parupalli Kashyap moves into the quarterfinals of the 2015 Indonesia Open
Parupalli Kashyap moves into the quarterfinals of the 2015 Indonesia Open

Parupalli Kashyap beat Korea’s Wan Ho Son in straight games India’s Parupalli Kashyap progressed through to the quarterfinals of the 2015 Indonesia Open, after inflicting 21-11 21-14 defeat on 5th seed Wan Ho Son of South Korea in the second round on Thursday. Game 1 saw the Indian race off to an early 4-0 lead before this Korean opponent got off the mark with 2 consecutive points. But Kashyap, who had a disappointing outi

Jun 4 2015
Indonesia Open Superseries - Results Day 1
Indonesia Open Superseries - Results Day 1

Saina progressed to the next round It was a mixed opening day for the Indian shuttlers at the $800,000 BCA Indonesia Open Superseries Premier tournament. In singles, star shuttlers Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap and Kidambi Srikanth progressed to the second round, whereas Indian teenage badminton sensation P.V Sindhu was knocked out in the opening round. While World No.1 Saina registered a comprehensive 21-16, 21-18 victory over

Jun 3 2015
Indonesia Open: Saina, Srikanth and Kashyap in action on Day 3
Indonesia Open: Saina, Srikanth and Kashyap in action on Day 3

Saina Nehwal Indians in the fray on Day 3 of the Indonesia Open include Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth, Parupalli Kashyap. In doubles, the team of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Akshay Dewalkar and women’s doubles pair Ashwini Ponnappa and Jwala Gutta will also compete. Saina will face Hsu Ya Ching from Chinese Taipei at 3.15 pm on Istora Senayan – 1. Parupalli Kashyap is scheduled to play 3rd on Istora Senayan – 3 and

Jun 3 2015
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
Kidambi Srikanth exits Australian Open
Kidambi Srikanth exits Australian Open

  Kidambi Srikanth 4th seed Kidambi Srikanth has crashed out of the Australian Badminton Open. Following a tenuous previous victory against Hans-Kristian Vittinghus of Denmark, where Srikanth appeared not to be able to sustain the upper hand consistently, he was pitted against World No. 10 Tian Houwei of China. Srikanth took the first game against Tian 21-18. However, the next game was won by Tian 21-17. The Chinese player built

May 28 2015
Saina Nehwal, Srikanth, Jwala-Ashwini all advance at Australian Open
Saina Nehwal, Srikanth, Jwala-Ashwini all advance at Australian Open

  Nehwal at the Sudirman Cup held earlier this month in China Sydney, May 27 (IANS) India's ace shuttlers Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth and the women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa made a winning start to their campaigns at the $750,000 Australian Open Superseries by entering the second rounds of their respective categories here on Wednesday. However, P.V. Sindhu and Parupalli Kashyap were not so lucky as

May 28 2015
Parupalli Kashyap crashes out in the first round of the Australian Open
Parupalli Kashyap crashes out in the first round of the Australian Open

Parupalli Kashyap suffered a three-me loss to Wang Zhengming of China India’s Parupalli  Kashyap crashed out in the opening round of the 2015 Australian Open after losing a marathon three-game match 26-24 18-21 22-20 to 6th seed Wang Zhengming of China.  Game 1 saw an absolutely riveting contest between the Indian and Chinese, but it was Kashyap who came out trumps, winning more number of number consecutive points as co

May 27 2015
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