Latest Badminton News and Articles

Sourabh enters final after walkover from Chong Wei Feng at Malaysian GP (pic)

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Category: Badminton News Published: 29 March 2014
Posted by Hits: 2063

JOHOR BAHRU: India's Sourabh Verma entered the finals of $120,000 Malaysian Grand Prix Gold after receiving a walkover from Chong Wei Feng of Malaysia in the men's singles competition at Pasir Gudang on Saturday. Chong Wei Feng  leaving the Pasir Gudang Municipal Stadium disappointedly

Second seed Wei Feng conceded the match to Sourabh, seeded eighth in the tournament, as he picked up a back injury while practicing for the semifinal tie.

The world number 30 Sourabh had recently clinched three titles -- TATA Open, Austrian International Challenge and Iran Fajr International Challenge.

The only Indian left in the competition, Sourabh will now take on 15th seed Simon Santoso of Indonesia in the final at Stadium Pasir Gudang on Sunday.

World number 56 Simon overcame a stiff challenge from Thailand's Thammasin Sitthikom 21-12, 19-21, 21-18 to seal a spot in the summit clash.

The 21-year-old is just one step away from winning his maiden Grand Prix Gold title. Sourabh had lost to Simon in his only encounter during the Indonesian Super Series in 2012.


  • No comments found



Google Plus


Replays: Sudirman Cup 2015

2015 Sudirman Cup badminton video

Watch Replays

  • Recent News
  • Popular
Bollywood star Datuk Shahrukh Khan plays badminton

Kuala Lumpur: Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan who became the

Kenichi Tago quits Japan national team

Tokyo: Kenichi Tago who played a critical role in defeating

Lee Chong Wei, Lin Dan, Chen Long hit the court for Denmark Open

Copenhagen: Badminton A-listers Lee Chong Wei, Lin Dan, and

Historic ranking milestone for Zhao Yunlei/Zhang Nan

Kuala Lumpur: It's getting hard to keep track of all the mix

Lin Dan displays smoking hot body to promote his own line of underwear collection

Beijing: HOT! HOT! HOT! Lin Dan shows off his super fit and

Lee Chong Wei is back! (video)

By: When He Loses, You Stay With Him!Wh

Recommended badminton news for you