Latest Badminton News and Articles

Rupesh-Thomas duo clinches New Zealand Open title (pic)

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Category: Badminton News Published: 03 August 2009
Posted by BadmintonPlanet.com Hits: 573

The top seeded Indian pair of Rupesh Kumar and Sanave Thomas has won the title of the New Zealand Open Grand Prix on Saturday. The Indian pair fought hard to defeat Japanese duo of Hirokatsu Hashimoto and Noriyasu Hirata in the final in Auckland.

Rupesh-Thomas duo ousted the fourth seeded pair of Hashimoto-Hirata in a three setter match by 21-16 15-21 21-13 in 53 minutes. This title win will boost their morale ahead of World Badminton Championships, which will be held at Hyderabad from 10th August.

Rupesh-Thomas duo had also made into the final of the Australian Open Grand Prix last week in Melbourne where they ended up losing in the final match.

  • No comments found

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

Replays: Superseries Finals 2014

2014 Dubai Superseries Finals Badminton Videos

Watch Replays

  • Recent News
  • Popular
Support Lee Chong Wei

Lee Chong Wei is one of the greatest badminton players to ev

Purple League's Nusajaya come from behind to shoot down Bangsar Hawks

Kuala Lumpur: The battles were intense at Purple League on S

Lee Chong Wei's timely donation saves the life of a 6-month-old baby

Kuala Lumpur: Lee Chong Wei who has been actively involved i

Video: Badminton is the most "dangerous" sport on earth

Hanoi: Thanks to the quick work of a match referee, no-one w

The love story of Derek Wong and Vanessa Neo

By Cheryl Tay The love story of Singapore badminton players

Carolina Marin Receives Sport Merit Royal Order

Madrid: The winner of 2014 BWF Badminton World Championships