• Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo/Marcus Fernaldi Gideon are the new men's doubles World No. 1

    Jakarta: The underdog Indonesians Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo and Marcus Fernaldi Gideon who unexpectedly beat Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen of China in the All England final two weeks ago, have shot up 4 spots to overtake Malaysia's Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong of becoming the new World No. 1 men's pair.Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo and Marcus Fernaldi Gideon are the new World No. 1 men's pair. (photo: PBSI)

    Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo and Marcus Fernaldi Gideon are the new World No. 1 men's pair. (photo: PBSI)

  • Lin Dan, Vivian Hoo/Woon Khe Wei progress to Swiss Open quarters

    Basel: Men's singles top seed Lin Dan of China advanced to the quarter-finals of Swiss Open at the St. Jakobshalle in Münchenstein on Thursday.Lin Dan is the top favourite to win Swiss Open. (photo: AFP)

    Lin Dan is the top favourite to win Swiss Open. (photo: AFP)

  • Lin Dan, Vivian Hoo/Woon Khe Wei advance at BWF Swiss Open

    Basel: Two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan of China produced a vintage performance as he progressed to the third round of Swiss Open after a comfortable win over Koki Watanabe of Japan 21-13, 21-13 in the Swiss Open men's singles match on Wednesday.Lin Dan tries to find his way to return to competitive badminton. (photo: AFP)

    Lin Dan tries to find his way to return to competitive badminton. (photo: AFP)

  • Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong exit, Lin Dan & Lee Chong Wei in All England semis

    Birmingham: Olympic men's doubles silver medalists Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong failed to get past the quarter-finals by going down to No. 6 seeds Li Junhui/Liu Yuchen of China 19-21, 21-17, 19-21 in 66 minutes on Friday.Lin Dan falls to his knees as he celebrates beating Viktor Axelsen in the 2017 All England quarter-finals. (photo: AFP)

    Lin Dan falls to his knees as he celebrates beating Viktor Axelsen in the 2017 All England quarter-finals. (photo: AFP)

  • Lee Yong Dae ends career on high note

    Seoul: The 28-year-old Lee Yong-dae of Korea, one of the most decorated doubles player in the last decade, has officially retired from international badminton following his Korea Open victory on Sunday.We will miss Lee Yong Dae (right) as well as Yoo Yeon-Seong very much. Good luck and best wishes! (photo: Newsis)

    We will miss Lee Yong Dae (right) as well as Yoo Yeon-Seong very much. Good luck and best wishes! (photo: Newsis)

  • Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong, Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying crash out of Korea Open

    Seoul: Malaysia's challenge in the Korea Open Super Series Badminton Championship has ended on Saturday after both men's doubles and mixed doubles pairs were sent packing by their respective opponents.Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong should be more stable on the court. (photo: AFP)

    Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong should be more stable on the court. (photo: AFP)

  • Lee Chong Wei wins record sixth Japan Open title

    Tokyo: Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia has become the first player to win six titles at the Japan Open Superseries. The top-seeded Malaysian fought back from dropping the second set to beat third seed Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark 21-18, 15-21, 21-16 in the men's singles final in 70 minutes.Lee Chong Wei celebrates his 6th Japan Open title in Tokyo. (photo: AFP)

    Lee Chong Wei celebrates his 6th Japan Open title in Tokyo. (photo: AFP)

  • Lee Chong Wei and Jan Jorgensen reach Japan Open final

    Tokyo: Malaysian World No. 1 badminton superstar Lee Chong Wei scorched into his eighth Japan Open final as he produced a great match to beat 15th ranked Marc Zwiebler of Germany in the semi-final of the Yonex Open Japan on Saturday.Lee Chong Wei to play Jan Jorgensen in the 2016 Japan Open final. (photo: AP)

    Lee Chong Wei to play Jan Jorgensen in the 2016 Japan Open final. (photo: AP)

  • Chou Tien Chen wins Chinese Taipei Open

    Taipei: Chou Tien Chen, the world No. 7 men's singles player from Taiwan finally won the Chinese Taipei Open following two runner-up finishes - 2012, and 2015 in the tournament.Chou Tien Chen kisses his Chinese Taipei Open gold medal during the presentation ceremony. (photo: udn)

    Chou Tien Chen kisses his Chinese Taipei Open gold medal during the presentation ceremony. (photo: udn)

  • Tommy Sugiarto eases through, Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying out in Vietnam

    Ho Chi Minh City: Tommy Sugiarto earned a big boost of momentum with a 21-14, 21-19 victory over unseeded compatriot Ginting Anthony on Saturday at the men's singles semi-finals at Vietnam Open.

    Sugiarto raced to 17-6 in the opening set before he eased past Anthony 21-14 to claim the first set. However, 18-year-old Ginting Anthony provided stiffer resistance in the second set, battled competitively for each and every single point to level the score at 19-19. Sugiarto held his nerve and kept his cool, reeling off the next two points to clinch the second set with 21-19. He will take on South Korean Lee Hyun-Il in the men's final on Sunday.Tommy Sugiarto is one win away from winning the Vietnam Open title. (photo: AFP)

    Tommy Sugiarto is one win away from winning the Vietnam Open title. (photo: AFP)

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