2 Updates
Thulasi, Arundhati, Sai Praneeth enter main draw in Singapore
Photo Credit: Danny E. Martindale, Getty Images

Thulasi, Arundhati, Sai Praneeth enter main draw in Singapore

Jun 18 2013, 6:30am CDT | by

Singapore, June 18 (IANS) Indian shuttlers P.C. Thulasi, Arundhati Pantawane and B. Sai Praneeth entered the main draw after winning the qualification rounds of their respective categories at the Singapore Open Super Series here Tuesday.

Singapore, June 18 — Indian shuttlers P.C. Thulasi, Arundhati Pantawane and B. Sai Praneeth entered the main draw after winning the qualification rounds of their respective categories at the...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

1 year ago

Thulasi, Arundhati, Sai Praneeth enter main draw in Singapore

Jun 18 2013, 6:30am CDT | by

Singapore, June 18 (IANS) Indian shuttlers P.C. Thulasi, Arundhati Pantawane and B. Sai Praneeth entered the main draw after winning the qualification rounds of their respective categories at the Singapore Open Super Series here Tuesday.

Singapore, June 18 — Indian shuttlers P.C. Thulasi, Arundhati Pantawane and B. Sai Praneeth entered the main draw after winning the qualification rounds of their respective categories at the Singapore Open Super Series here Tuesday.

Sai Praneeth, who sent legendary Taufik Hidayat into retirement last week, won both his men's singles qualification matches.

The youngster beat Japanese Riichi Takeshita 21-12, 22-20 in 36 minutes after overcoming Malaysian Muhammad Hafiz Hashim 21-13, 21-15 in 26 minutes. He will face second seed Yun Hu of Hong Kong in the first round of the main draw Wednesday.

Arundhati and Thulasi also entered the women's singles main draw. Arundhati, who hails from Nagpur, first thrashed Russian Anna Astrakhantseva 21-5, 21-10 in 17 minutes before beating local girl Xiaoyu Liang 21-14, 21-16 in half an hour.

Meanwhile, P.C. Thulasi beat Vietnamese Thi Trang Vu 21-18, 21-17 in 38 minutes in the first round and Thai Chochuwong Pornpawee 18-21, 21-13, 21-8 in 51 minutes in the second in the last match of the day.

However, it was the end of the road for the rest of the Indian shuttlers.

Singapore's Wei Han Tan and Dellis Yuliana beat Jwala Gutta and Prajakta Sawant 22-20, 21-12 in 27 minutes in the first round of the women's doubles qualifiers. Prajakta, playing with Malaysian partner Mohd. Razif Abdul Latif in mixed doubles, lost to localites Zhao Jiang Terry Yeo and Lei Yao 16-21, 20-22 in 26 minutes.

Hong Kong's Nan Wei overcame former national champion Arvind Bhat 19-21, 21-9, 21-15 in 51 minutes of the men's singles qualification first round while local boy Yong Zhao Ashton Chen beat H.S. Prannoy 19-21, 21-19, 21-12 in one hour and six minutes.

Malaysians Zheng Yi Kok and Keat Zhen Kong beat Manish Gupta and Gaurav Venkat 21-13, 17-21, 21-11 in 33 minutes in the first round of the men's doubles qualifiers.

IANS

Source: IANS

 
Update
2

7 weeks ago

Father of Udinese striker passes away

Oct 2 2014 3:50am CDT | Source: forzitalianfootball

The father of Udinese captain Antonio Di Natale, Salvatore, has passed away at the age of 68. The former painter passed away on Tuesday night. A statement issued by Udinese’s official website expressed their condolences and solidarity with Di Natale during this trying time. “Gianpaolo Pozzo, his family, the managers, the team and all the Udinese Calcio employees would like to express their deepest condolences to Toto. “Udinese Calcio has moved to mourning and will hu ...
Source: forzitalianfootball   Full article at: forzitalianfootball
 

 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Arab-Israeli soccer match ends in violence
Jerusalem, Nov 24 (IANS/EFE) Tensions arising from Israel's recent incidents of violence spread Sunday night to a soccer game between the Arab-Israeli team Bnei Shakhnin and Beitar Jerusalem, whose fans are of the ultranationalist Jewish tendency.
 
 
Ferrari appoint new team principal
Maranello (Italy), Nov 24 (IANS) Legendary Formula 1 team Ferrari Monday appointed Maurizio Arrivabene as its new team principal to replace Marco Mattiacci.
 
 
Stuttgart coach Veh resigns
Stuttgart, Nov 24 (IANS) Stuttgart head coach Armin Veh has stepped back with immediate effect, the club confirmed Monday.
 
 
Pune FC keen to maintain winning run in Bhutan
Thimphu, Nov 24 (IANS) Pune FC will be keen to maintain their winning run when they come up against Bangladesh's Abahani Limited in a final Group B encounter of the King's Cup at the Changlimithang Stadium here Tuesday.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Ed Sheeran dances his way to weight loss
Los Angeles, Nov 25 (IANS) Singer Ed Sheeran has lost weight and he credits dance classes for transforming his looks. The 23-year-old is flaunting a lean figure after spending weeks training with professional dancer...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
P. Diddy 'regrets not pursuing relationship with Cameron Diaz'
P. Diddy regrets not pursuing a romantic relationship with Cameron Diaz. The music mogul and the actress were said to have dated between 2008 and 2012, and it's been claimed Diddy, 45, wishes he took their union further...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Kendra Wilkinson says Hugh Hefner offered her an escape
Kendra Wilkinson entered the Playboy Mansion because it offered her an escape route. The blonde beauty is currently appearing in 'I'm a Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here!' and has been reflecting on her relationship with...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Halle Berry accuses ex of racism
Gabriel Aubry made ''completely and totally unacceptable'' racial slurs against Halle Berry, a court has been told. The 48-year-old actress, who dated the French-Canadian model between 2005 and 2010, has taken her...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Chris Hemsworth loves teasing his wife
Los Angeles, Nov 25 (IANS) Actor Chris Hemsworth says he loves to tease his wife Elsa Pataky by pretending that he cannot understand her, when he gets distracted. The 31-year-old, who was named People magazine's...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
What makes Nicki Minaj shy?
Los Angeles, Nov 25 (IANS) Nicki Minaj has flaunted sensual outfits with confidence several times, but she says she has felt "shy" about them sometimes. The 31-year-old, who recently donned an all-black ensemble at...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Ebola crisis may result in more hunger: UNDP report
United Nations, Nov 25 (IANS) Wild price swings caused by the Ebola health crisis are making it more difficult for households to feed themselves and make a stable living, according to a new UN report released Monday....
Read more on Business Balla
 
US court sentences Mexican drug trafficker to 22 years
Chicago, Nov 25 (ians/EFE) a Mexican man was sentenced Monday to 22 years in federal prison for smuggling cocaine to Chicago. "I tell you on behalf of all citizens of Chicago... we are tired of this drug trafficking...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Justin Bieber named highest-earning entertainer under 30
Justin Bieber is the highest-earning entertainer under the age of 30, according to Forbes. The controversial musician earned as much as $80 million during the 12-month period between June 2013 and June 2014, in part...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Amanda Bynes says her boyfriend 'is not gay'
Amanda Bynes' rumoured boyfriend ''is not gay''. The actress - who recently came out of rehab after some erratic behaviour - claimed to be engaged to Caleb Pusey in October, only for him to deny her suggestion....
Read more on Celebrity Balla