HS Prannoy, who is leading the race to the World Tour Finals, rose to No. 16 in the men's singles rankings. He is currently the 3rd in the list of Indians with Laksya Sen leading the pack.
Anupama Upadhyaya has become only the second Indian shuttler in the under-19 girls singles category to win the top title in the latest BWF Junior rankings.
The Badminton Association of India (BAI) on Tuesday announced cash rewards of close to Rs 1.5 crore for the medallists at the Commonwealth Games and World Championships.
Last man standing from India's men's badminton contingent at the Japan Open, HS Prannoy bowed out from the quarter-finals.
The Hong Kong Open Super 500 and Macau Open Super 300 have been cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions in the respective countries.
India's Kidambi Srikanth fought hard but lost to Japan's Kanta Tsuneyama 10-21, 16-21 in their Men's Singles Round of 16 tie to crash out of the Japan Open on Thursday.
Indian badminton star HS Prannoy came from behind in both sets to win his pre-quarterfinal in the Japan Open on Thursday, 1 September morning.
Star Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth registered a stunning straight-game win over world number 4 Lee Zii Jia in the Japan Open on Wednesday.
Commonwealth Games Gold medal winner Lakshya Sen got knocked out of the Japan Open, losing his Round of 32 match on Wednesday, 31 August.
Japan Open 2022: World No. 18 HS Prannoy will face former world champion Loh Kean Yew in the pre-quarterfinals of the Super 1000 tournament in Osaka.
Viktor Axelsen won the men's singles title at the BWF World Championships without losing a game in Tokyo. He defeated 21-year-old Kunlavut Vitidsarn in a one-sided final.
Former Chinese badminton champion Ye Zhaoying revealed that she was forced to lose her semi-final at the Sydney Olympics in 2000.