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All England Championships: Saina sails into quarters


March 9th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Birmingham, March 8 (IANS) Saina Nehwal dispatched Pi Hongyan of France 21-10, 21-17 to advance to the women's singles quarterfinals at the All England Badminton Championships.Saina, world no. 4, beat ... Read more...

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World Badminton men’s, women’s final to be all Chinese affair (Lead)


August 15th, 2009 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy Hyderabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Led by 'Super' Lin Dan, a strong field of Chinese players stormed into the finals of the World Badminton Championships here Saturday, underlining the country's dominance ... Read more...

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Saina goes down fighting, India’s challenge ends in World Badminton (Roundup)


August 14th, 2009 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) The Indian challenge in the World Badminton Championships ended Friday after top medal contender and sixth-seed Saina Nehwal went down fighting 16-21, 19-21 to second-seed Lin ... Read more...

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Crowd turns up in full force on I-Day eve (World Badminton Championships diary)


August 14th, 2009 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) The Independence Day eve saw crowds flock to the Balyogi Indoor Stadium here in full force as the World Badminton Championships entered a crucial stage. The sparse crowd ... Read more...

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Xie stuns top seed Zhou to enter World Badminton semis


August 14th, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) China's Xie Xingfang knocked out top seed Zhou Mi of Hong Kong 21-15 21-18 to move into the semi-finals of the women's singles at the the ... Read more...

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Saina upset in Malaysian Open quarters


June 26th, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Saina Newhal was upset by Chinese qualifier Xin Wang 14-21, 10-21 in the quarter-finals of the Malaysian Open Grand Prix Gold badminton at Johar Bahru Friday. Second-seeded Saina, ... Read more...

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Saina seeded second at Malaysian Open


June 23rd, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) After her title triumph in Indonesia Super Series, a confident Saina Nehwal will open her campaign against Thailand's Porntip Buranaprasertsuk in the Malaysian Open Grand Prix Gold ... Read more...

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Jwala, Diju lose in Indian Open final


March 29th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 29 (IANS) India's mixed doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Diju Valiyaveetil faltered in the finals, going down to Indonesian Flandy Limpele and Vita Marissa in the $120,000-dollar Indian Open ... Read more...

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World No. 1 Lee knocked out of Indian Open


March 25th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 25 (IANS) The Yonex Sunrise Indian Open badminton championship got off to a sensational start with World No. 1 Malaysian Chong Wei Lee being knocked out by unseeded Chinese ... Read more...

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Saina looking for a good finish in Indian Open


March 23rd, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 23 (IANS) Indian badminton sensation Saina Nehwal is upbeat about her chances in the star-studded Yonex Sunrise Indian Open Gold tournament starting here Tuesday. Saina has been in prime form since ... Read more...

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Saina goes down fighting in Malaysian Open


January 9th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 9 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal saved four match points but crashed out in the quarterfinals against fourth seed PI Hongyan of France in the Malaysian Open Super Series badminton ... Read more...

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Saina reaches quarterfinal of Malaysia Open Super Series


January 8th, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Saina Nehwal fought off a stiff resistance from Hsiao Huan Chen of Chinese Taipei to advance to the quarterfinals of the Malaysian Open Super Series in Kuala ... Read more...

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Saina storms into semis of World Super Series Masters Final


December 19th, 2008 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Saina Nehwal pulled off two upsets to storm into the semifinal of the World Super Series Masters Finals badminton Friday in Sabah, Malaysia.Seventh seed Saina beat ... Read more...

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Saina goes down to Rasmussen in Masters Final


December 18th, 2008 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal lost to Tine Rasmussen of Denmark in the first league match of the World Super Series Masters Final badminton in Sabah, Malaysia Thursday.Seventh seed ... Read more...

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Saina bows out of Indonesia Super Series


June 19th, 2008 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Saina Nehwal gave a scare to third seed Pi Hongyan of France before going down in women's singles second round of Indonesia Super Series in Jakarta Thursday. ... Read more...

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Saina enters round two; Sridhar, Bhat lose in badminton (Lead)


June 18th, 2008 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Saina Nehwal moved into the second round of Indonesia Super series badminton championship after a straight set win over local favourite Rosaria Yusfin Pungkasari in the women's ... Read more...

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Saina enters second round of Indonesia Super Series


June 18th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Saina Nehwal moved into the second round of Indonesia Super series badminton championship after a straight set win over local favourite Rosaria Yusfin Pungkasari in the women's ... Read more...

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Saina enters Singapore Open semifinals


June 13th, 2008 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, July 13 (IANS) World number 30 Saina Nehwal showed red-hot form to storm into the semifinal of the Singapore Open Super Series after seeing off a tough challenge from giant-killer Firdasari ... Read more...

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Sridhar, Nehwal lead India’s challenge in Singapore badminton


May 13th, 2008 - 8:23 pm ICT by admin
Singapore, May 13 (IANS) Ace Indian shuttler Anup Sridhar and National Champion Saina Nehwal will spearhead India's challenge at the $200,000 Aviva Open Singapore badminton tournament to be held here June 10-15. ... Read more...

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