Author: Devang Shandilya (Devang Shandilya)

Australian Open Super Series 2017: Tournament Review
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Australian Open Super Series 2017: Tournament Review

It was a second Super Series tournament in as many as weeks, as the shuttlers prepared to clinch glory in the only Superseries tournament not to be held in Eurasia. With a total prize money of $750,000 at grabs, it was a real show Down Under. Men’s Singles: With the withdrawal of Lee Chong Wei...

Indonesia Open Super Series 2017: Tournament Review
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Indonesia Open Super Series 2017: Tournament Review

From one ASEAN member to another, it was time for the third Super Series Premier tournament of the year as the 2017 Indonesia Open Super Series Premier was held from 12-18 June at the Jakarta Convention Center. Men’s Singles:   The number one seed and a six time champion here started his campaign against the...

Malaysia Open Superseries 2017: Tournament Review
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Malaysia Open Superseries 2017: Tournament Review

As the Asian swing continued and the shuttlers packed their bags to Malaysia, it was time for the second Super Series Premier tournament of the year. The tournament was held at Stadium Perpaduan from April 4th to 9th in Kuching. The eleventh edition after being initiated as a BWF Superseries event, the total prize money...

Singapore Super Series 2017: Tournament Review
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Singapore Super Series 2017: Tournament Review

As Singapore prepared itself to host the annual Super Series tournament, it was the shuttlers who were under more pressure as they readied themselves for the battle at the 2017 edition of Singapore Super Series. Men’s Singles: It was a blow for the tournament organisers and a disappointment for the crowd as the top two...

Indian Open Super Series 2017: Tournament Review
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Indian Open Super Series 2017: Tournament Review

As the month of March reached its end, the beginning of Indian Open Super Series 2017 made the Badminton world turn its focus at the Siri Fort Complex, New Delhi. It was officially completing a decade as a BWF event and eighth as a Super Series event. The shuttlers were battling it out for a...

Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold 2017: Tournament Review
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Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold 2017: Tournament Review

A Super Series event till 2010, this year’s fifth Grand Prix Gold, the Swiss Open was held from 14-19 March at St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland. It was Chinese dominance once again in all but one discipline. Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold 2017 Men’s Singles With the two time Olympic Gold medalist and former world...

Syed Modi International Grand Prix Gold 2017: Review
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Syed Modi International Grand Prix Gold 2017: Review

India was all prepared to host its first international badminton event, Syed Modi International Grand Prix Gold at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium in Lucknow. The total purse of the event was $120,000. Over the past few years, Indians have been performing considerably well at the event and have won at least one title...

Saina Nehwal wins Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold 2017
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Saina Nehwal wins Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold 2017

Saina Nehwal, the golden girl of Indian badminton has started her 2017 tour with playing the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold in Sarawak, Malaysia. The world number 10 was the highest seed and was pitted against Thai qualifier, C Korepap in the opener. She breezed through losing just seventeen points in total to set a...

What to expect from Indian Badminton in 2017
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What to expect from Indian Badminton in 2017

For the past few years, Indians have been performing considerably well at international level in all categories of the sport. The game of Badminton seems to be garnering a fair amount of interest in the country. Although the doubles front is still devoid of major international victories, in the singles, Indian Shuttlers have been raising...