BWF World Championships- Updates

Published 08/13/2015, 3:25 AM EDT



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Semi-final updates

Saina Nehwal becomes the first Indian to reach the singles of the World Championships as she beats L Fanteri 21-17,21-17.


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Defending champions Carolina Marin and Chen Long make it to the finals again at the Badminton World Championships.

Liu C/Bao Y will face Zhao Y/Zhang Nan in the final of the mixed doubles event.

Quarter-final Updates

Breaking : PV Sindhu goes down fighting to World No.8 Sung Ji Hyun of Korea 17-21, 21-19,16 -21 in World Championships QF.

Defending Champion Chen Long clinches a nail-biter to enter the semi-finals!He edges past Danish Viktor Axelsen 2-18,30-29.

Carolina Marin displays nerves of steel to beat Wang Shixian 21-17,21-19 to assure herself of a second consecutive medal at the World Championships.

Kento Momota becomes to first Japanese Men’s singles player to win a medal as he trashes Wei N 21-6,21-14 in the quarter-finals.

Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa go down to Fukuman N/Yonao K in the quarter-finals 23-25,14-21.

Day 4 Updates

A superb performance from Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa as they upset the Japanese World No. 6 duo of R. Kakiiwa/M. Maeda 21-15 18-21 21-19 to enter the quarterfinals.


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Saina Nehwal comfortably beats Sayaka Takahashi 21-18 21-14.

Defending Champion Chen Long beats T Saensomboonsuk 21-17,21-18 to enter the quarter-finals of the BWF World Championships.

Upset Alert! 20 year old Indian PV Sindhu knocks out World No.3 Li Xuerui . She won the pre-quarters match 21-17,14-21,21-17.


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Mixed Doubles favourites Liliyana Natsir and Tonotowi Ahmad streamroll Goh L Y/Chan P S 21-8,21-13 in the round of 16.
Kento Momota and Carolina Marin progress to the quarter-finals in the men’s singles and women’s singles events.



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