Friday, October 8, 2010

Yonex Vietnam Badminton Grand prix 2010 news 8th October


Vietnam open is going on. but web shows very fews updates of It,cause all the world is looking at Commonwealth Games at Delhi,India. You can still find some news here.

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Badminton news of CWG India, Sania Newhal breaks indian Badminton history in Commonwealth Games 2010. Sania Rockz

NEW DELHI: Top seed Saina Nehwal will be eyeing to win the maiden gold medal by a woman shuttler as top Indian shuttlers will look to reap a rich medal haul in the individual event of the 19thCommonwealth Games starting on Saturday. 

Apart from Saina, all eyes will also be on the star mixed doubles pair of V Diju and Jwala Gutta. 

India made its maiden finals appearance in the mixed team event defeating England 3-0 on Thursday and it would surely boost their confidence to aim for greater glory at the Siri Fort sport complex from on Saturday. 

India have so far won two golds in the men's singles, but the yellow metal has always eluded the women shuttlers with Aparna Popat, winning a silver and a bronze in 1998 and 2002 editions respectively. 

But come October 3 and a billion heart will throb in unison for world number three Saina as she battles for supremacy against the Malaysians, English and Singaporeans. 

It was during the Melbourne Games that Saina had burst into limelight after then coach Vimal Kumar chose her as the top singles player against Singapore in the bronze medal match and the Hyderbadi delivered by helping India win the bronze. 

This time around, Saina should settle for nothing less than a gold but she is not taking anything for granted. 

"I had a good team event and I hope to continue with the same form. My aim is to win gold. I'v prepared hard and I am focussed," said Saina, who will face Sarah Thomas of Wales in the second round on Sunday after getting a bye in the first. 

"The competition is not as tough as World championship but all these girls would be coming prepared and you never know what happens. So I can't take them lightly," she added. 

Pune girl Aditi Mutatkar also got a bye in the first round and will be up against the winner between Kenyan Anita Alube and Sri Lankan Subodha Dahanayaka in the next round on Sunday. 

In the men's singles, Melbourne bronze medallist Chetan Anand and debutant P Kashyap will spearhead Indian challenge and they would look to emulate Prakash Padukone and late Syed Modi, who had won the title in 1978 and 1982 editions. 

Third seed Chetan have blown hot and cold this year and although he won his matches during the team event, they were not at all convincing which compelled the team to change him with Kashyap in the crucial semifinal tie against England. 

Sixth seed Kashyap, on the other hand, has been consistent and his stunning win over second seed Rajiv Ouseph of England showed he is better prepared to compete with his illustrious colleagues such as Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia to bring India a medal.

CWG: Two more gold for India, Somdev in final

New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) India's gold haul continued at the Commonwealth games Friday with women archers and men shooters bagging one each to take the count to 16. Home teams in tennis, table tennis and badminton are assured of medals as they have entered the finals.
The first gold on the fifth day of the competitions came from the women's recurve team in archery. Dola Banerjee, Bombayala Devi and Deepika Kumari, beat England in the final at the Yamuna Sports Complex for the top honour.
Shooters kept up their domination of the ranges with Gagan Narang and Imran Hassan Khan winning the gold in the men's 50m rifle 3 position event. Of India's 16 golds, eight have come from the shooters.
India has also won 11 silver and nine bronze and remains in the second position behind Australia in the medal count.
Australia with 32 gold, 19 silver and 18 bronze are on top of the table with England in third position with 12 gold, 24 silver and 12 bronze.
The women's table tennis team will take on world champions Singapore later Friday in the final. This is the maiden Commonwealth Games final for the women's team, bronze medalists in the 2006 Melbourne edition.
A medal in badminton is assured as the the home team will take on Malaysia in the mixed team event final Friday evening.
Somdev Devvarman also made sure of a medal in tennis singles defeating Matt Ebden of Australia in semifinal Friday.
Somdev, top-seed, outclassed third-seeded Ebden 6-3, 6-1, in 70 minutes with relentless baseline play, forcing the Australian into errors.
In women's hockey, New Zealand became the first team to qualify for the semifinals, beating England 4-1 and South Africa fought back to draw 1-1 with Australia in a league match.

India rocks in Badminton of CWG 2010 – India ready to take its best shot

India dominated England to earn its spot in the badminton mixed team final at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.  Hopes for the host nation’s first Commonwealth gold in 28 years now rest on the capable shoulders of Saina Nehwal (pictured) and Jwala Gutta.
By Don Hearn.  Photos: Sukumar for BadmintonPhoto (live)
It’s been so long since India won Commonwealth Games gold that the man who earned that hardware, Syed Modi, now has a tournament named after him.  India has had its chances since, with Aparna Popat winning silver in 1998, the same year India made its only appearance in the mixed team final…until today.
Jwala Gutta and Diju Valiyaveetil took the crucial point for India when they took out defending mixed doubles gold medallist Nathan Robertson and new partner Jenny Wallwork in two games of 21-17.  England’s Rajiv Ouseph (pictured below) may be full of confidence after his first ever Grand Prix tournament victory this summer but he could not keep up with India’s compact but explosive Parupalli Kashyap, who prevailed over the world #16 21-17, 21-12
Saina Nehwal, as expected, had little trouble with England’s Elizabeth Cann.  Her next test will be her biggest by far, however, as Malaysia’s Wong Mew Choo, is Saina’s most realistic challenger for the women’s singles gold medal, which goes up for grabs next week.
Wong, though, could not withstand the challenge from Singapore’s Xing Aiying.   The Jiangsu native had a convincing first and third games against the 2006 silver medallist, winning 21-12, 7-21, 21-15.  Wong will, unfortunately, be facing Saina on Indian soil for the third time this year but, in fact, her worst loss to the young world #3 was in their first encounter on neutral ground as Mew Choo was unable to get into double digits in either game against Saina at the Singapore Open this past June.  The last time Wong beat Nehwal was at the Super Series Masters finals in Johor Bahru last December.
Malaysia will still be banking on their world #1 men and Lee Chong Wei (pictured below) and Koo/Tan came through for the defending champion team.  Lee’s 21-19, 21-18 victory over Derek Wong was adequate if not resounding but Koo/Tan gave no quarter to Singapore’s Wijaya/Triyachart, winning that one 21-7, 21-13.
It is the mixed and women’s doubles that promise to be the decisive ones in Friday’s final.  Since Malaysia’s Koo/Chin also handled a capable challenge from Singapore’s Yao/Triyachart, this final will be a tough one to call.  Jwala Gutta and Chin Eei Hui had the day off women’s doubles on Thursday but may both end up doing double duty Friday and Chin has the added challenge of playing with a new partner in 21-year-old Woon Khe Wei.
First up though, will be third seeds England and Singapore facing off for the bronze medal.  That is to start at 2PM local time, with the final scheduled for 7PM Friday evening.
Semi-final results:
India beat England 3-0
Malaysia beat .Singapore 3-1

Saina Nehwal is in Final of Badminton CWG 2010, Delhi, India...Breaking News! First Time for India


8th Oct, 2010: India continued with its impressive show at the Commonwealth Games 2010 by bagging 3 gold, 3 silver and 4 bronze medals on Thurday, and another gold on Friday. India retained its second position in the CWG medal tallywith 15 gold, 11 silver and 9 bronze medals.

The day 4 was kickstarted by a bronze in archery by the women compound team comprising of Bheigyabati Chanu, Jhano Hansdah and Gagandeep Kaur. Sudhir Kumar bagged another bronze in 77 kg weightlifting, followed by Suman Kundu in women's 63kg freestyle wrestling and Ashish Kumar in men's floor exercise gymnastics.

Gurpreet Singh and Vijay Kumar struck the first gold on the 4th day in shooting with 25m pistol pairs. Wrestler Geeta fetched India its first gold in women's wrestling in 55 kg freestyle category by beating Emily Bensted of Australia. The third gold was bagged by the shooters, Omkar Singh and Gurpreet Singh, in 10m pistol pairs.

The silver trail was led by Ronjon Sodhi in men's double trap, Nirmala Devi in women's 48kg freestyle wrestling, and men's compound team in archery comprising of Srither, Jignas and R Chatterji.

Saina Nehwal from Hyderabad took India to the finals of Commonwealth badminton event for the first time by defeating England's Liz Cann.

The 15th gold for India was bagged by women archers team comprising of Dola Banerjee, Bombayala Devi and Deepika Kumari in the final of recurve team competition.

Ones to watch in Delhi: Nathan Robertson & Jenny Wallwork

BBC to Sky Badminton

Who would dare step into the shoes of Gail Emms? Jenny Wallwork has fearlessly done just just and the lively 23-year-old from Bolton and Nathan Robertson are now emerging into a badminton partnership feared across the globe.
Since Emms hung up her racquet after the Beijing Olympics two years ago, England's new pairing have won European bronzes, become national champions and broken into the world's top 15.
"I've gone from a short blonde to a tall brunette," declared Robertson, who is now looking to defend the Commonwealth title he won in 2006.
This year's been a little patchy but the pressure's now on as they arrive in Delhi as top seeds. Can they deliver?

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CWG badminton: India thrash Canada to reach semi-final

New Delhi: Taking inspiration from Indian shooters and wrestlers, the badminton team is all set to bring glory to the nation at the 19th Commonwealth Games in Delhi.  Playing against Canad, the Indian team thrashed its opponent 3-0 to romp into the semi-final of the badminton mixed doubles event on Thursday.

The details of the badminton event is as follows:
Mixed doubles: Jwala Gutta and V.Diju defeated Grace Gao and NG Toby 21-8, 21-12.
Men's singles: Chetan Anand beat David Snider 21-18, 21-17.
Women's singles: World number one Saina Nehwal overcame Anna Rice 21-16, 21-13. 

In the overall medal tally, India is second behind Australia by winning 12 Gold, 8 Silver and 6 Bronze medals so far.

Indian shuttlers set for perfect takeoff. Peak of Badminton in CWG 2010.

NEW DELHI: India continued their relentless march in the mixed team event of badminton as they blanked Canada 3-0 to make it to the semifinals at the Siri Fort Stadium on Thursday.

The second seeds now take on England, 3-1 winners over Scotland.

Top seeds Malaysia, who drubbed New Zealand 3-0, will meet 
Singapore in the other last-four clash. Singapore downed Australia 3-1.

But for a brief period during the men's singles, the hosts had it easy. After the mixed doubles pair of Valiyaveetil Diju and Jwala Gutta trounced Toby and Grace 21-8, 21-12, 
Chetan Anand was made to struggle by David Snider.

Chetan got off to a good start and was leading at 11-8 at the break. But he conceded the lead at 12-13, and looked lost. Till he picked himself up and clinched the first game with a slender margin (21-18). Chetan started well in the second game and at one stage was leading 15-6, but Snider rallied and scored 10 points on-the-trot to move to 16-15.

The experienced Indian had to delve deep to stop the Canadian's surge by clinching three consecutive points at this crucial stage.

"Once I secured that big lead in the second game I took it easy. I should not have done that," Chetan conceded.

Later, world No.3 
Saina Nehwal tamed Anna Rice in straight games (21-16, 21-13) as India marched into the semifinals without losing a single game in the quarters. 

Badminton player wins singles in state tourney

Times of India 

VADODARA: This 16-year-old badminton player from the city has added another award to his list of accomplishments. Saurabh Shinkhede clinched the singles and doubles titles at the fifth open Gujarat State Major Ranking Tournament held at Mundra in The Mundra Port Cup 2010. Saurabh will now be representing the state at the forthcoming national sub-junior tournament to be held at Hyderabad.

Saurabh gave tough competition in the finals to Rohan Shah from Ahmedabad and won the singles 30-29 and 21-16. In doubles Saurabh paired with Rohan and defeated Abhishek Rawat and Laksh Baria from Bharuch.

"With the singles title in his kitty, Saurabh will now represent state at national tournament in 
Hyderabad in the second week of November," said Saurabh's father Sachin Shinkhede.

Saurabh is studying in Class VIII in Navrachana School. He is trained under 
Jayesh Bhalawala, who is badminton coach with Sport Authority of Gujarat.

"His was a splendid performance. There are several other players from Vadodara who did well at the state-level tournament. Maitri Khatri from the city and another player won the under-13 doubles championship defeating Anaga Moge and Kosha Trivedi representing Vadodara," added Bhalawala.

He also said that in U-10 category Nupur Vasawada and Shruti Joshi from the city may not have won any title at the tournament but both are very talented. 

Brazil Badminton Open 2010: Peru to compete at Brazil International Badminton Cup


  • Lima,  (ANDINA). Peruvian national team will attend the 25th Brazil International Badminton Cup to take place from October 7 to 10 at the Club Atletico Paulistano, in the city of Sao Paulo.The delegation consists of Claudia Rivero, Cristina Aicardi, Katherine Winder, Claudia Zornoza and Alejandra Monteverde.
    Likewise, Mario Cuba, Rodrigo Pacheco, Antonio de Vinatea and Bruno Monteverde.
    Peru’s team will travel to Brazil on Tuesday, October 5.
    The prize money of this tournament is US$ 15,000, and the championship gives points for the world badminton rankings of the International Badminton Federation (IBF).

Results of Matches of Yonex Bulgarian Badminton Open 2010

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Yonex Bulgarian International gets underway

Courtesy by Circuit Badminton Europe 

Today the qualifications at the Yonex Bulgarian International have started in Sofia. The Badminton Europe International Challenge tournament is offering the participants 15.000$ in prize money. In spite of the fact the top seeded Joachim Persson of Denmark has been taken off the list because of an injury, there are many top class player competing in the Bulgarian capital. Now Dutch Eric Pang, seeded as No. 2 and Przemyslaw Wacha [3] of Poland are the favourites to reach the final spot. U19 World Champion Viktor Axelsen (Denmark) has to go through the qualification first.

Australia is out of the badminton teams event .Bad Luck!

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Coach Lasse Bundgaard said the loss was particularly painful given Australia was well in almost every rally and looked within reach of a Commonwealth Games boilover.

Although seeded seventh to Singapore's fourth, Bundgaard said the team started confident it could spring an upset.

First up in women's singles, Chia-Chi Huang lost the first game but fought valiantly before succumbing 21-13 22-20.

It set up an Australian fightback in the men's singles when Nicholas Kidd evened the ledger with a notable win over Singapore's Yong Zhao Ashton Chen 21-19 21-13.

At 1-1, the Singapore combination of Lei Yao and Shinta Mulia Sari proved to much for three-times Games veteran Kate Wilson-Smith and her partner He Tian Tang in the women's doubles as they lost 21-16 21-15.

In a hotly contested men's event, Ross Smith and Glenn Wharfe pushed Singapore's duo to the limit, but could not steal a set, losing 21-18 21-19.

``I'm very disappointed, we were very, very close,'' Bundgaard told AAP.

``We played a good match and we could have won it at 3-2.''

It leaves Singapore, top seed Malaysia, England and India to duke it out in the semi-finals.

Bundgaard said the team will rest for a day before competition for the individual events begin on Saturday.

With Malaysia and India expected to dominate, the Australian contingent were glad of the chance to notch up valuable court time against some of the world's best.

All of Australia's players are unseeded in Delhi.

Manx badminton team lose against Australia Today


THE Isle of Man's badminton team lost to Australia in its final round robin match at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi on Tuesday.
 The Australians were always going to be one of the toughest matches, and so it proved, with the Isle of Man losing 4-1.

Josh Green has been gaining in confidence as the matches have progressed and was again the winner for the Island – making it three out of four in his singles contests –  his only loss being to the world number one.
 The effects of four tough matches in 36 hours began to tell on the young team, and although team manager Geoff Clague described the members as "playing really well", they began to flag a little as the games progressed.

This was especially evident in the closing men's and ladies doubles.

While the results in the team event may not have gone the Isle of Man's way, the team is unified in its opinion that it has been very worthwhile ahead of the individual and doubles competitions later in the programme.

Matt Wilkinson said: "It has settled us all in. We have become accustomed to the hall and the whole environment. We've played some great games and that can only help us in the rest of our matches to come."

In the draws for all eight of their upcoming individual and doubles matches the Manx badminton players have avoided all the seeds.

Shahrukh Khan to greet the participants of Commonwelth Games in Delhi.

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India faces England in Semifinal of CWG Delhi .

By India News
India cruised into the semifinals of the badminton mixed team event with a 3-0 victory over Canada at the Commonwealth Games here on Thursday.
India will now face England, who had beaten them 3-2 at the Melbourne Games four years ago at the same stage, for a place in the final.
India had won bronze at Melbourne. England beat Scotland 3-1 in the other on quarterfinal Thursday.
India's star shuttler Saina Nehwal, who upset Tracy Hallam of England in Melbourne in that tie, said India will have a 40-60 chance in the semifinal in the evening.
India is counting on the expertise of Saina and the mixed doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and V Diju to pull off two matches for the hosts. Gutta and Diju, ranked 11, will be up against Nathan Robertson and Jenny Wallowrk, world No. 10.
"It will be a tricky tie against England. I am hoping that in women's doubles (Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa), we can pull off one victory," said World No. 3 Saina, who beat Canada's Anna Rice 21-16, 21-13 on Thursday morning.
"It was a difficult match against Anna. I last played her in 2008 and she has improved a lot," said Saina,who has partnered Anna in doubles in some interntionala tournaments.
Saina closed the tie for India after Gutta and Diju defeated Grace Gao and NG Toby 21-8, 21-12 and Chetan Anand survived a scare to prevail 21-18, 21-17 over David Snider.
Snider rallied beautifully in the second game from 6-15 to take 10 points in a row and looked like drawing level, before Anand made a comeback to clinch the issue.
"It was a wake-up call for me. I think I was a bit relaxed and he was retrieving the shuttle well. I was in double mind while playing the shots and he caught up with me. But when he levelled the game, I played rallies and finished off the points. I have to be more aggressive," Anand said.
Anand, World No. 18, will be up against England's star player Rajiv Ouseph, World No. 16, in the evening.