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An Seyoung stuns Akane Yamaguchi to win the India Open title | badminton news

NEW DELHI: An Seyoung snapped a run of losses against two-time world champion Akane Yamaguchi with a come-from-behind win in the women’s singles final, becoming the first Korean to win the India open here on sunday.The 20-year-old, who had gone down fighting in a similar three-game summit clash at the Malaysia Open last week, dished …

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Badminton Yearender 2022: From India’s historic Thomas Cup win to the glorious rise of Satwik-Chirag

India wins Thomas Cup The Indian men’s badminton team scripted history by winning the Thomas Cup for the maiden time in Bangkok. An entire nation joined in celebrations as India, playing the final for the first time in the 72-year history of the event, stunned fourteen-time champion Indonesia 3-0 to claim the trophy. Prior to …

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Viktor Axelsen, Akane Yamaguchi enter India Open semis | badminton news

NEW DELHI: Two-time world champions Viktor Axelsen and Akane Yamaguchi stayed in contention for second successful titles after progressing to the semifinals of the men’s singles and women’s singles competitions, respectively, at the Yonex-Sunrise India open on Friday.Axelsen, the reigning Olympic champion, advanced to the final four after his opponent Rasmus Gemke suffered a leg …

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