Monthly Archives: September 2014

Bengal team for sub-junior National Badminton

The West Bengal Badminton Association on Monday selected a six-member team to compete in the 28th sub-junior National Badminton Championship to be held in Rohtak.

The main draw of the tournament will be held from September 4-7 and there will be a total of four events boys singles/doubles, girls singles/doubles in two age groups U-13 and U-15.

The Bengal team members accompanied by coach Pranab Das will leave for Rohtak on Tuesday.

Team: Dishanta Debnath, Suraj Chakraborty, Ayan Paul, Manidipa Dey, Uthsava Palit, Pritha Sarkar

Coach: Pranab Das

Assistant Coach: Mrinmoy Pal

Manager: Vidya Sagar Shaw.

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Saina Nehwal to split with Pullela Gopichand, train with Vimal Kumar

HYDERABAD: One of the most successful coach-player partnerships in Indian sport may be coming to an end.

The combination of Pullela Gopichand and Saina Nehwal, which brought laurels to the country and made badminton more than a recreational sport, is reportedly splitting, at least for now.

It is learned that the 2012 Olympic bronze medallist Saina, who has nearly 20 international titles under her belt, has decided to move to Bangalore to train with former India coach Vimal Kumar ahead of the Asian Games.

The 24-year-old had conveyed the decision to Gopi during the World Championships in Denmark last week. The coach told her to go ahead.

Saina Nehwal

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Spain’s Carolina Marin wins World Badminton Championships

Copenhagen: Spaniard Carolina Marin stunned reigning Olympic champion Li Xuerui of China to become the first European in 15 years to clinch the women’s singles title at the World Badminton Championships here on Sunday.
The World No.10, who had defeated India’s P.V. Sindhu in the semi-finals Saturday, drubbed World No.1 Li 17-21, 21-17, 21-18 in an hour and 18 minutes to notch her first victory over the top seed in four meetings.
Danish great Camilla Martin was the last European to win the World Championships in 1999 which were also held here.

carolina-marin_3108getty_63Li failed to clinch the coveted title for the second year in a row after losing in last year’s final as well to Thai Ratchanok Intanon.

The Olympic champion had to settle for the silver while losing semi-finalists Sindhu and Japanese Minatsu Mitani went home with the bronze.

Earlier, South Korean 12th seeds Sung Hyun Ko and Baek Choel Shin upset second seeded countrymen Yong Dae Lee and Yeon Seong Yoo 22-20, 21-23, 21-18 to clinch the men’s doubles title.

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Yonex Sunrise Vietnam GP Open 2014 Indian Results

Yonex Sunrise Vietnam GP Open 2014 will be held at Phan Dinh Phung Stadium, Vietnam which was organized by Hochiminh City Badminton Association from 01st September to 07th September 2014.

Hochiminh City Badminton Association

Events : MS,WS,MD,WD and XD

Pre Quarter Finals

Men’s Singles

Prannoy H.S.

Prannoy H.S.

  • Prannoy H. S. defeated Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin of Malaysia 21-15 21-11
  • Ajay Jayaram lost to Mohamad Arif Abdul Latif of Malaysia 22-20 21-16

Round 2

Men’s Singles

Ajay Jayaram

Ajay Jayaram

  • Ajay Jayaram defeated Hsuan Yi Hsueh of Chinese Taipei 21-15 21-18
  • Prannoy H. S. defeated Soon Huat Goh of Malaysia 25-23 21-15

Round 1

Men’s Singles

  • Ajay Jayaram defeated Joo Ven Soong of Malaysia 22-20 21-14
  • Prannoy H. S. defeated Ivanudin Rifan Fauzin of Indonesia 19-21 21-16 21-12

Men’s Doubles

  • Sanjeeth S. and Jagadish Yadav lost to Wei Chen Liu and Po Han Yang of Chinese Taipei 21-12 21-10

Members Participated from India

  • Chetan Anand
  • Sai Praneeth . B
  • Aparna Balan
  • Arvind Bhat
  • Pranaav Jerry Chopra
  • Akshay Dewalkar
  • Alwin Francis
  • Pradnya Gadre
  • H. S. Prannoy
  • Ajay Jayaram
  • Tanvi Lad
  • Arundhati Pantawane
  • Anand Pawar
  • Sanjeeth S.
  • Prajakta Sawant
  • Arun Vishnu
  • Jagadish Yadav

1st Master’s Delhi State Badminton Tournament 2014 Results

1st Master’s Delhi State Badminton Tournament 2014 will be held in Delhi from 30th August 2014 to 31st August 2014 which was organized by Delhi Capital Badminton Association.

Delhi Badminton Association

Delhi Badminton Association

Results :

Men’s Singles 35

Winner : Vijay Sharma
Runner : Sharad Tewatia
Semi Finalist : Dinesh Thakur
Semi Finalist : Sanjeev Choudhary

Men’s Singles 45

Winner : Rajeev Sharma
Runner : Kawaljeet Singh
Semi Finalist : Dr.Pushkar
Semi Finalist : Sanjeev Kapoor

Men’s Doubles 35

Winners : Dr. Bipalab Misra and Srikant Bakshi
Runners : Rajeev Sharma and Rohit Verrma
Semi Finalist : Arun Gupta and Parminder Singh
Semi Finalist : Amit Mangalam and Susheet Srivastava

Men’s Doubles 45

Winners : Harjeet Singh and Kawaljeet Singh
Runners : Apinder Sabharwal and Rajeev Sharma
Semi Finalist : Dr.Pushkar Sharma and Sanjeev Kapoor
Semi Finalist : Gynesh and Praveen

Players

Men’s Singles 35

  • Vijay Sharma
  • Raj Singh Man
  • Dinesh Thakur
  • Sanjeev Choudhary
  • Kuldeep Malik
  • Ravinder Kumar
  • Sharad Tewatia

Men’s Singles 45

  • Rajeev Sharma
  • Mahesh Kumar
  • Dr.Pushkar
  • Gyanendar Jaiswal
  • Praveen Taneja
  • Sanjeev Kapoor
  • Dhananjay Bhatnagar
  • Kawaljeet Singh

Men’s Doubles 45

  • Harjeet Singh and Kawaljeet Singh
  • Neeraj Madhok and Rajeev Malhan
  • Dr.Pushkar Sharma and Sanjeev Kapoor
  • K Kamal Thappar and Rajeev Harjai
  • Gynesh and Praveen
  • Apinder Sabharwal and Rajeev Sharma
  • Sukhvinder Singh and Sunil Malhotra

Men’s Doubles 35

  • Arun Gupta and Parminder Singh
  • Dinesh Thakur and Sanjeev Choudhary
  • Gyanendar Jaiswal and Praveen Taneja
  • Dr. Bipalab Misra and Srikant Bakshi
  • Gaurav Sharma and Pradeep Sharma
  • Ajay Bhist and Sudhir Kumar
  • Ajay and Kawaljeet Singh
  • Harsh Rawat and Pawandeep Chadha
  • Amit Mangalam and Susheet Srivastava
  • Ashwani and H Ahuja
  • Kuldeep Malik and Sharad Tewatia
  • Amit Sharma and Sandeep
  • Dinesh Bansal and Rajkumar Daga
  • Rajeev Sharma and Rohit Verrma

Li Ning Tamilnadu Junior Inter district and State Championship 2014

Li Ning Tamilnadu Junior Inter district and State Championship 2014 will be held in Coimbatore from 30th August 2014 to 31st August 2014 which was organized by Coimbatore District Association

Badminton Association of India

Badminton Association of India

Tournament Results

Under 17

Boy’s Singles U17

Winner : P.T.Harshath
Runner : R.Hari Vignesh
Semi Finalist : S.Arvindakshan
Semi Finalist : T.Jeyaprabhu Barnaba

Girl’s Singles U17

Winner : A.Yogitaa
Runner : K.Deeptha
Semi Finalist : Lakshmi Priyanka
Semi Finalist : R.Thanushree

Boy’s Doubles U17

Winners : M.Mugandhan and V.Akash
Runners : Kevin Arokia Walter and Srivatsav Duwari
Semi Finalist : B.Adithyan and P.T.Harshath
Semi Finalist : A.Nazeer Khan and J.Manasseh

Girl’s Doubles U17

Winners : P.Keerthana and S.Akshaya
Runners : R.Aswini Gandhimathi and S.Shamitha Devi
Semi Finalist : S.Supraja and V.S.Varshini
Semi Finalist : N.V.Madhumitha and S.Arulmozhi

Under 19

Boy’s Singles U19

Winner : Karan Rajan
Runner : S.Vinit Madhavan
Semi Finalist : P.T.Harshath
Semi Finalist : R.Manikandan

Girl’s Singles U19

Winner : Aditi Anand
Runner : S.Sruthi
Semi Finalist : S.Keshmaa
Semi Finalist : R.Aswini Gandhimathi

Girl’s Doubles U19

Winners : Aditi Anand and S.Sruthi
Runners : A.Yogitaa and B.V.Ramya Tulasi
Semi Finalist : P.Keerthana and S.Sakthi Maheshwari
Semi Finalist : S.Anushwara and S.Keshmaa

Boy’s Doubles U19

Winners : Karan Rajan and S.Pounnsharath Un
Runners : Raj Vishnu and S.Vinit Madhavan
Semi Finalist : B.Dhanush Kumar and K.S.Harish
Semi Finalist : G.Chandramouleshwar and K.Prannoy

Mixed Doubles U19

Winners : S.Vinit Madhavan and S.Keshmaa
Runners : S.Pounnsharath Un and Aditi Anand
Semi Finalist : K.S.Harish and B.V.Ramya Tulasi
Semi Finalist : Dhanus Kumar Un and S.Shamitha Devi

Sensational Sindhu sizzles at World Badminton Championships

HYDERABAD: PV Sindhu created history by becoming the first Indian to bag two (and back-to-back) medals at the World Championships.

A year after she etched her name in the record books as the first Indian girl to win a women’s singles medal, the 19-year-old bettered that by reaching the medal round at the Worlds the medal round at the Worlds in Copenhagen on Friday.

The only other medals India have won at the Worlds was a bronze by Prakash Padukone in the men’s singles in 1983 and another bronze by Jwala Gutta and Ashiwini Ponappa in the women’s doubles in 2011.

P.V.Sindu

P.V.Sindu

The Ballerup Sports Arena witnessed an unexpected twist in the tournament as the Hyderabadi came back after losing the first game to silence Chinese superstar, two-time All England champion and Asiad gold medallist Shixian Wang 19-21, 21-19, 21-15 in a nerve-wracking one hour 25 minute battle, a rarity in the shuttle game.

Her semifinal appearance assures her of at least a bronze medal. Sindhu will take on Carolina Marin of Spain in the semifinal. Marin beat Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei 19-21, 21-19, 21-11 in a hard-fought tie.

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Badminton: Chen wins world title as Lee falls short again

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – China’s Chen Long edged out top seed Lee Chong Wei in a thrilling match to win the men’s final at the World Badminton Championships on Sunday, handing the Malaysian world number one his third successive defeat in a world championship decider.

World number two Chen, who had said before the final that Lee was not unbeatable, won 21-19 21-19 to secure his first medal at the world championships. Having also lost two Olympic finals, Lee’s defeat meant that his wait for a first major title goes on.

The first set was a cagey affair with Chen edging it 21-19 and he sprang out to an early lead in the second. Lee fought back but Chen was not to be denied.

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