LIVE: PV Sindhu v Chen Yufei
Follow live updates as PV Sindhu takes on China's Chen Yufei in the semis at the Dubai World Superseries Finals.
Big-match experience gives Sindhu edge over Chen
Though China's Chen Yufei has beaten PV Sindhu twice this year, the higher-ranked Indian will be the favourite when they meet in the semis at the World Superseries Finals.
Dubai setback doesn't take away from Srikanth's stellar 2017
Kidambi Srikanth has lost two consecutive matches at the World Superseries Finals in Dubai, but there is little reason to suspect he won't be back at his best again next year.
What the badminton calendar could look like from 2018
Three grades, more tournaments for India, and a mandatory number of matches for the top players. ESPN breaks down the BWF's new format starting with the 2018 season.
Superseries Finals: Sindhu progresses to semis; Srikanth loses to Chou
PV Sindhu defeated Japan's Sayaka Sato 21-13, 21-12 in the Dubai World Superseries Finals to progress to the last four. Earlier in the day, Kidambi Srikanth lost to Chinese Taipei's Chou Tien Chen, a result which ended his semi-final hopes.
Srikanth stutters in Dubai Finals opener
Failing to find a way past the superior defensive might of reigning world champion Viktor Axelsen, India's Kidambi Srikanth crumbled to a 17-21, 17-21 defeat in Dubai.
As it happened: Sindhu beats He Bingjiao; Srikanth loses to Axelsen
PV Sindhu needed three games to beat He Bingjiao in her opening match, while Srikanth fell to Viktor Axelsen in the men's singles.
Can Sindhu cap off stellar 2017 with Dubai crown?
If 2016 was memorable, PV Sindhu's 2017 has been even better, with 40 victories this year. She starts the Dubai World Superseries Finals as one of the pre-tournament favourites.
Spotlight on Srikanth as India aim big in Dubai
With four Superseries titles under his belt this year, Kidambi Srikanth can become only the second Indian after Saina Nehwal to reach the final of the year-ender in Dubai.
As it happened: Sindhu loses to Tai in Hong Kong final
PV Sindhu lost 21-18, 21-18 to Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying in the Hong Kong Open Super Series final.
Crafty Sindhu turns tables on Ratchanok
PV Sindhu entered her Hong Kong Superseries semi-final against Intanon Ratchanok with a 1-4 head-to-head record. On Saturday though, a radically different Sindhu mixed things up and cruised to victory to reach her third Superseries final of the year.
As it happened: Sindhu beats Intanon to reach HK Open final
PV Sindhu beats Ratchanok Intanon 21-17, 21-17 in the Hong Kong Open semifinals to set-up a final against World no.1 Tai Tzu Ying.
'Saina needs to put her head down and train'
Saina Nehwal needs to regain full fitness and also add more variety to her game, say coaches Vimal Kumar and Arvind Bhat after her defeat in the second round of the China Open.
Thin Indian presence at China Open as big names take a breather
At least six Indian players have pulled out of the penultimate Superseries Premier event of the year so far in what appears to be a large casualty toll.
How the Nationals came back to life
The badminton association's success in persuading the country's top players to participate and flexible scheduling helped regenerate interest in the usually bland, annual domestic event and attracted big crowds.
Badminton Nationals dusts off the cobwebs, offers template for future events
The buzz created by the Badminton National Championships in Nagpur showed how other sports could also tap into fan interest, by being flexible and generous with their spending.
Nagpur Nationals draws the crowds and also the chaos
Flared tempers, heated arguments and fisticuffs outside the stadium; euphoria and festivity inside the stands. The final day of the Badminton Senior Nationals in Nagpur had it all, writes Susan Ninan.
Saina: I haven't moved like this in a long time
Attributing her working knees and improved fitness to her reunion with coach Pullela Gopichand, Saina Nehwal said better movement helped her come out on top against Sindhu in the final.
The others: Performances that stood out at the Badminton Nationals
While the stars stole the attention at the Badminton Nationals, there were several performances that stood out over the course of the tournament. Here are four that deserved a mention.
As it happened: Saina, Prannoy win on day of upsets
PV Sindhu saved five match points before eventually losing in straight games to Saina Nehwal, after HS Prannoy stunned world no. 2 Kidambi Srikanth in the men's singles final.
Saina prevails in marathon final against Sindhu
PV Sindhu saved five match points before eventually losing in straight games to Saina Nehwal, who clinched her third Nationals title in Nagpur with a 21-17, 27-25 win.
Kidambi Srikanth vs HS Prannoy.
Kidambi Srikanth vs HS Prannoy
Prannoy upsets Srikanth to claim maiden Nationals title
HS Prannoy defeated World No 2 and title favourite Kidambi Srikanth in a thrilling final to claim the men's singles title at the 82nd Senior National Championships in Nagpur on Wednesday.
National championships: Srikanth, Sindhu start as favourites against Prannoy, Saina
The singles finals of the national badminton championships will see the country's four best players in action as Kidambi Srikanth takes on HS Prannoy while PV Sindhu faces Saina Nehwal.
Lakshya learns valuable big-match lessons in loss to Srikanth
Lakshya Sen's semifinal loss against Kidambi Srikanth was the expected result, but the teenager can draw some joy from having forced one of the world's best players to work hard for his victory.
World No. 10 PV Sindhu expressed her happiness over participating in her first Olympics as she became one of the seven badminton players to make the cut for Rio Olympics 2016.
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