India is a sports-loving country and all the sports are appreciated here. India is continuously excelling in games like Cricket, Badminton, Hockey, Football, etc. and soon our country will be among the top countries in most of the sports. The Badminton World Championship is currently making headlines worldwide.
India's Kidambi Srikanth entered the second round of the World Badminton Championship 2018 beating Nhat Nguyen in straight games 21-15, 21-16 today. The Indian number one needed just 37 minutes to oust Nguyen and enter the next round.
Later, Saina Nehwal overcame a patchy first game effort to beat Turkey's Aliye Demirbag 21-17, 21-8 in just 34 minutes.
India from the court especially in the doubles section. India's Shlok Ramchandran and Arjun MR lost 14-21, 15-21 to Ong Yew Sin and Teo Ee Yi of Malaysia.
The mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Chopra and Sikki Reddy have crashed out of the World Champions with a 16-21, 4-21 loss to the higher-seeded Indonesian pair of Hafiz Faizal and Gloria Emanuelle Widjaja.
India in Badminton Worlds (July 31)
Kidambi Srikanth beat Nhat Nguyen 21-15, 21-16.
Saina Nehwal beat Aliye Demirbag 21-17, 21-8
Tarun Kona and Saurabh Sharma lost to Or Chin Chung and Tang Chun Man 20-22, 21-18, 17-21.
Arjun MR and Shlok Ramchandran lost to Ong Yew Sin and Teo Ee Yi 14-21, 15-21 S Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty vs Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge
Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy lost to Hafiz Faizal and Gloria Emanuelle Widjaja 16-21, 4-21. S Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa bt Mark Lamsfuss and Isabel Herttrich 10-21, 21-17, 21-18. Rohan Kapoor and Kuhoo Garg vs Chris Adcock and Gabrielle Adcock Saurabh Sharma and Anoushka Parikh lost to Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying 18-21, 11-21.
Meghana Jakkampudi and Poorvisha S Ram vs Debora Jille and Imke Van Der Aar Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy vs Chiang Kai Hsin and Hung Shih Han Kuhoo Garg and Ningshi Block Hazarika vs Chang Ching Hui and Yang Ching Tun.
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