India Open 2022 LIVE - Sindhu, Srikanth start with smooth wins — Blog, Updates, Scores, Results
A lot of ranking points will be up for grabs at the USD 400,000 Super 500 India Open which is being held in the looming shadows of a raging third wave of the pandemic.
Indian star shuttlers P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth will eye to carry forward their momentum from last season and make winning starts to the new year when they begin their campaign at the India Open, which returns after being cancelled twice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On the opening day, Sindhu will begin her campaign against compatriot Sri Krishna Priya Kudaravalli. In men's singles, Srikanth will begin his campaign against compatriot Siril Verma.
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- 11 Jan 2022 4:29 PM GMT
In an exclusive interaction with The Bridge, moments after Sameer Verma defeated his brother, Sourabh in straight games at the India Open, the former World No. 11 player revealed the situation in Delhi and how playing badminton is like in such odd conditions.
Read the article here!
- 11 Jan 2022 4:27 PM GMT
No major upsets on the Indian half today as most top Indian shuttlers stayed in cruise control. To know more about how the day went, read here.
It's another packed day of badminton action tomorrow with the likes of Saina Nehwal, Lakshya Sen, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty being on the features list!
- 11 Jan 2022 11:11 AM GMT
This was a blink and you miss clash as Sameer Verma produces a mirror score to oust his brother in just 15 minutes, 21-7, 21-7.
- 11 Jan 2022 11:03 AM GMT
Sameer was on a roll in the European leg of the 2021 BWF season and was briefly out with an injury - but today, in his first match of 2022, there are no such signs of injury and he is moving all too well!
Just 7 minutes required to wrap Game 1, 21-7!
- 11 Jan 2022 11:01 AM GMT
In one of the final matches of Day 1 of the India Open, Sameer Verma takes on brother, Sourabh Verma! This looks exciting!
Fantastic start from Sameer here as he has a 10-point cushion lead at 15-5 in the opening game!