India Open: 2 players withdrawn from tournament after positive Covid-19 test

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) confirmed on Saturday that one player from the current draw has tested positive for Covid-19 and has been withdrawn from the India Open 2022. The player returned a positive result to a mandatory RT-PCR test conducted on Friday. His doubles partner has been identified as a close contact and has … Read more

India Open 2022: Saina Nehwal lists down reasons for her ‘shock’ loss to Malvika Bansod | Badminton News

Saina Nehwal made an early exit from India Open 2022 on Thursday (January 13), losing to 20-year-old upcoming star Malvika Bansod in straight games in the second-round match that last for only 34 minutes.  It was a game that Malvika dominated throughout as Saina struggled against superb shot-making from the youngster and her own body.  … Read more

India Open 2022: Saina Nehwal bows out after losing second-round match

Malvika Bansod defeated Nehwal 21-17, 21-9 in the second-round match which lasted for 35 minutes. India shuttler Saina Nehwal on Thursday bowed out of the ongoing Indian Open 2022 here at the KD Jadhav Indoor Hall in New Delhi. Malvika Bansod defeated Nehwal 21-17, 21-9 in the second-round match which lasted for 35 minutes. The … Read more

Srikanth, Ponnappa among 7 Indian shuttlers to test positive for Covid-19 at India Open, all withdrawn from tournament

Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Thursday confirmed that as many as seven players have been withdrawn from the impending India Open 2022 after they tested positive for Covid-19. These players include – Kidambi Srikanth Nammalwar, Ashwini Ponnappa, Ritika Rahul Thaker, Treesa Jolly, Mithun Manjunath, Simran Aman Singh, Khushi Gupta. “The players returned a positive result … Read more

India Open 2022: Saina Nehwal starts strong, advances to second round | Badminton News

Saina Nehwal is through to the second round of the ongoing India Open, which is part of the BWF World Tour 500 tournament series, at the KD Jadhav Indoor Hall on Wednesday. The Indian shuttler was pushed to the distance in the opening game by Tereza Svabikova but she emerged victorious by 22-20. The Czech … Read more