Daily Archives: June 6, 2013

Maldives International Badminton Challenge 2013 – Indian Results

Maldives International Badminton Challenge 2013 is going on in Male at the same time the Thailand Open Badminton tournament is happening in Bangkok.

There is a strong Indian contingent at Male and here also they are having mixed results. We bring you the latest updates on all the Indian players and their matches here regularly. Bookmark this page for the latest updates.

Latest Results on 8th June, 2013:

The Indian challenge has ended at the Maldives Open.

  • Chetan Anand lost his semi-final match to Muhammad Bayu Pangisthu of Indonesia 21-16, 19-21, 16-21.
  • Diju and Francis lost their semi-final match to Arya Maulana Adiartama and Alfian Eko Prasetya of Indonesia 16-21 16-21.

Latest Results on 7th June, 2013:

Chetan Anand has reached the semi finals of the Maldives Open.

Chetan Anand
Chetan Anand
  • Chetan Anand defeated David Obernosterer of Austria 21-10, 21-8 to reach the semi finals of Men’s Singles contest. He now faces Muhammad Bayu Pangisthu of Indonesia in the semi-finals.
  • Alwin Francis and V.Diju have reached the semi finals of the Men’s Doubles event by defeating Yu-Wei Chiang and Yang Lee 21-12, 21-11. They now meet Arya Maulana Adiartama and Alfian Eko Prasetya of Indonesia.
  • Anup Sridhar lost his quarter final match to Fikri Ihsandi Hadmadi of Indonesia in straight sets 21-16, 21-13.
  • Tanvi Lad also lost her quarter final match to Li Michelle of Canada, 21-11, 21-19.

Latest Results on 6th June, 2013:

Tanvi Lad
Tanvi Lad

Fourth seeded Tanvi Lad has reached the quarter finals in the women’s singles section in the Maldives International Badminton Challenge Tournament.

Chetan Anand and Anup Sridhar have also reached the quarter finals in the men’s section of the Maldives International Badminton Challenge tournament.

Anup Sridhar
Anup Sridhar

Men’s Singles – Round 3

  • Anup Sridhar defeated Christie Jonatan from Indonesia 21-19, 21-18. He now faces Fikri Ihsandi Hadmadi from Indonesia, who had upset the top seed in the tournament, Niluka Karunaratne from Sri Lanka in straight sets.
  • Third seeded Chetan Anand defeated Indonesian Mahbub Thomi Azizan 17-21, 21-17, 21-10 in three sets.
  • Rohit Yadav and Subhankar Dey lost their pre-quarter final matches today.

Women’s Singles – Round 3

  • Tanvi Lad defeated Yu Chieh Cheng of Taipei 21-14, 21-17 to enter the quarter finals. She now meets fifth seed Li Michelle from Canada.

Men’s Singles – Round 2

Third seeded Chetan Anand, seventh seeded Anup Sridhar, 11th seeded Subhankar Dey and Rohit Yadav have won their second round matches.

  • Anup Sridhar, who is seeded seventh, defeated Denmark’s Johnny Hast Hansen, 21-9, 21-7 to advance to the pre-quarter finals. He will now face qualifier Christie Jonatan from Indonesia.
  • Rohit Yadav, seeded 14th here, defeated another qualifier, Cheol Woo Lee of Korea 17-21, 21-13, 21-16. He will now face fifth seeded David Obernosteror from Austria in the pre-quarter finals.
  • Third seeded Chetan Anand defeated Michal Rogalski of Poland 21-13, 21-13. He will now face Indonesian Mahbub Thomi Azizan in the pre-quarter finals.
  • 11th seeded Subhankar Dey defeated Ginting Anthony of Indonesia 21-16, 21-17. He will now play against Zulfadli Zulkiffli of Malaysia in the pre-quarter finals.
  • 13th seeded Abhimanyu Singh lost to Wibowo Setyaldi Putra of Indonesia in straight sets 21-17, 21-11.

Women’s Singles Round 1

  • Tanvi Lad, seeded fourth,defeated Aishath Afnaan Rasheed of Maldives 21-2, 21-11 to advance to Round 2.
  • All other Indian women players lost their first round matches. These players are Arathi Sara Sunil, Mohita Sahdev, Varsha V Belawadi, Saili Rane (Walk Over), Riya Pillai, eight seeded Mudra Dainje and Jacqueline Rose Kunnath.

Earlier Results on 5th June 2013:

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McCann World Group selected as Creative Agency for IBL

McCann World Group won the rights to handle the creative work for IBL 2013, with its Delhi team taking care of servicing the IBL related creative needs.

McCann already handles various sporting properties of the Star Sports group such as the test cricket as well as all its wresting related content. It also handles Mumbai Indians and the Hockey Indian League.

It is widely believed that McCann will add a lot of variety into a league of this size and make a difference. Go McCann team…good luck to you.

Hyderabad – Corporate Shuttle Mania Badminton Tournament

About the Tournament:

Name: 2nd Corporate Shuttle Mania Badminton Tournament

Dates: 15th, 16th, 22nd and 23rd June 2013

Venue: Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy, Hyderabad (Map given below)

Address: Gachibowli, Hyderabad

Contact Phone: 93965 55888

Email: support@meraevents.com

Prizes: Winners, Runners and 2nd Runner Up will get trophies and gifts/gift vouchers. (All participants will get freebies/vouchers).

Events:  Mens Singles, Mens Doubles, Womens Singles, Womens Doubles, Mixed Doubles, Mens 35+ Singles, Mens 35+ Doubles

Entry Fees: Rs.1000 for singles, Rs.1500 for each doubles team

Eligibility: Only employees of corporate companies allowed to participate (irrespective of the size of the company)

Deadlines: 10th June 2013

Shuttles: Plastic Shuttles

Courts: Gopichand Badminton Academy – do you still need more details about the court? :-)

Other information: Knockout – Best of Three games – 15 or 21 points each game, depending on the number of entries.

Map:

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Dr. Ambedkar Sports Club 1st year Indoor Non-medalist Doubles Badminton Tournament

Ambedkar

About the Tournament:

Name: Dr. Ambedkar Sports Club 1st year Indoor Non-medalist Doubles Badminton Tournament

Dates: 08-June-2013 to 09-June-2013

Venue: Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Sports Club

Address: Sarang Avenue main road, Old Perungalathur, Chennai 600063. (Near Mudichur Road, Gandhi Nagar Bus Stop)

Contact: phone: 8015236456 , 8015162273  | email: Details not available

Total Prize Money: First Prize Rs.12,000, Second Prize Rs.8,000, Third Prize Rs.5,000, Fourth Prize Rs.3,000

Events:  Doubles only.

Entry Fees: Rs 500 per Team

Deadlines: First come First serve, only 64 Teams

Shuttles: Yonex Mavis 350

Courts: 2 Indoor Courts A and B, more details not available.

Other information: Knockout 30 rally points basis

SCG Thailand Open 2013 – Indian Results

SCG Thailand Open 2013 is going on in Bangkok in full swing with Indian shuttle players having mixed results. We will be bringing the full coverage on all the Indian players and their matches here regularly. Bookmark this page for the latest updates.

Latest Results on 8th June, 2013:

K.Srikanth

K.Srikanth

  • K.Srikanth has reached the finals of the men’s singles event by defeating Thammasin Sitthikom of Thailand in the semi-finals 21-14, 21-18.

Latest Results on 7th June, 2013:

  • K.Srikanth has reached the semi-finals of the men’s singles event by defeating Wan Ho Son of  Korea 21-17, 21-18. He now faces Thammasin Sitthikom of Thailand in the semi-finals.
  • H.S.Prannoy lost his quarter finals match to Wisnu Yuli Prasetyo 21-12, 21-19.
  • Saina Nehwal has lost her quarter finals match to Juan Go of Singapore in three sets. 13-21, 21-12, 21-18. It was an evenly poised match with both Saina and Juan at 15 all in the third set, at which point Juan surged ahead with 4 consecutive points. Saina fought back to get three points and the score was 18-19. At this point, Juan took the two final points to win 21-18.

Latest Results on 6th June, 2013:

Women’s Singles
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  • Saina Nehwal entered the quarter finals by defeating Febby Angguni of Indonesia in straight sets, 21-12, 21-11. She will now face Juan Gu of Singapore in the quarter finals.
  • Arundhati Pantawane has lost to fifth seeded Sapsiree Taerattanachai of Thailand, 21-16, 21-13 and is now out of the tournament.

Men’s Singles

Prannoy H.S.

  • H.S. Prannoy defeated Anand Pawar 19-21, 21-13, 21-15 in three sets today. He will now meet Indonesia’s Wisnu Yuli Prasteyo of Indonesia in the quarterfinals.
  • K.Srikanth defeated qualifier Hwang Jong Soo of Korea 21-11, 21-13 to reach the quarter finals. He will now meet Wan Ho Son of Korea in the quarter finals.
  • Sai Praneeth lost 18-21, 21-16, 19-21 to Wisnu Yuli of Indonesia in the pre-quarter finals match today.

Results as of end of day 5th June, 2013:

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