Mon, May 6 2013 11:21 IST | 0 Views | Add your comment
Annie Au of Hong Kong won the 17th Women's Individual Asian Squash Championship by defeating Malaysian star Low Wee Wern here.
Top seed and World No.6 Wern was shocked by Annie, who is ranked No.10. It was Annie's first trip to Pakistan and she was very happy and excited by winning the title, reports Xinhua.
"I really enjoyed while staying here as the people are very hospitable and I am taking back many good memories. Before...Read Full Story
Indonesia’s seasoned shuttler Taufik Hidayat played impeccable badminton and gained access to the pre quarter-final round of Yonex Australian Badminton Open on April 3, 2013.
He locked horns with Scott Evans in local badminton arena of Sydney and their encounter lasted for 27 minutes before ending with final result of 21-9 and 21-13.
The Indonesian player raised his chances of success immediately in the first set and capitalised this initial lead in the following game.
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Thu, Dec 27 2012 12:51 IST | 0 Views | Add your comment
Seasoned Indonesian player Taufik Hidayat has said that he would seek more cooperation with China after his retirement, aiming to improve the performances of talented players trained in his international-class badminton hall here.
Taufik, who has garnered dozens of men's singles championships in international tournaments, plans to retire from his professional career mid-next year, reports Xinhua.
He said he would spend most of...Read Full Story
Indonesia’s seasoned campaigner Taufik Hidayat served notice of his class in the first round of Maybank Malaysia Open and secured a pre quarter-final berth on Wednesday, January 16, 2013.
He thrashed Tien Minh Nguyen of Vietnam in a 41-minute match which was played at the local badminton complex of Kuala Lumpur.
Both shuttlers remained head-to-head for three gruelling sets and earned great deal of admiration while piling up decisive figures of 10-21, 21-7 and 21-9.
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New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Very few shuttlers can claim what Haseena Sunilkumar Prannoy has achieved at the India Open Super Series this week.
The 20-year-old, ranked merely No.76 in the world, played two legends of the game – Taufik Hidayat and Lee Chong Wei – on back-to-back days, managing to beat one.
The shuttler, who hails from Kerala, beat former Olympic and World Champion Taufik and almost managed to sneak a game in the match against two-time Olympic silver medallist and current...Read Full Story