YONEX stars crowned All England Championships

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BWF World Championship: From Prakash Padukone to PV Sindhu, list of India’s medallists so far

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic have combined to win 13 Wimbledon titles over the past 17 years. On Sunday, Djokovic prevailed against Federer in an all-time classic 5 , , 4 , , 3 to claim his fifth trophy at SW Federer won their first clash in the semi-finals en route to the title, and Djokovic claimed back-to-back triumphs in the finals. Djokovic won 14 fewer points than Federer in a gut-wrenching thriller, but he emerged victorious with his fifth trophy at The Championships.

But an error by the Swiss and a stunning crosscourt forehand passing shot from the top seed saw Serbian cling to life, and the pair played on as shadows overtook Centre Court. The last time a Wimbledon men’s champion saved match points in the final was 71 years ago, in , when American Robert Falkenburg beat John Bromwich of Australia , , , , , after being three match points down.

The top two seeds will meet in the men’s singles final at the All England Open Badminton Championships as part of the Super Series at.

There were eight changes in the top 10 a day after Djokovic beat Federer 7 , , 4 , , for his second championship at the All England Club and seventh Grand Slam title. Djokovic has won that event three times, including in and Andy Murray dropped five ranking spots to No. Federer, who was bidding for a record eighth title at the grass-court major tournament, swapped places with Swiss countryman Stan Wawrinka, the Australian Open champion, who slid to No.

The two losing Wimbledon semifinalists moved up to new career highs after getting to the final four at a major tournament for the first time: Milos Raonic of Canada is No. Raonic had been No. The biggest jump in the top was made by Nick Kyrgios, the year-old Australian who beat Nadal in the fourth round last week. Kyrgios went from th to a career-best 66th, a place rise. Bouchard, up from No.

She is also the first player from her country to reach a Grand Slam singles final. The top three places did not change, with Serena Williams at No.


For four decades beginning , the Championships was held at the Wembley Arena , London but since , it has been played at the Arena Birmingham in the city of Birmingham , United Kingdom. Hartono also holds the record for most consecutive titles with seven from to Since the Open Era of badminton began in late [3] [4] with the inclusion of professional badminton players from around the world in , Lin Dan , —, , , holds the record for the most Gentlemen’s Singles titles with six.

The latest Tweets from Yonex All England Badminton Championships Over on Facebook we’re revisiting the epic Men’s Doubles Final between two.

Some games were barely competitive. A locked-in Djokovic held his own serves in that crucial third set, and took the tiebreaker that put him a set up. It was the first Wimbledon final to go the distance since Federer won his classic over Andy Roddick final score of that fifth set — Djokovic, circa , likely would have wilted after blowing such a golden opportunity. And Federer, as we once knew him, would have finished Djokovic off.

Still, it was a gripping match, one of the best finals in recent Grand Slam history. He was moving with authority and confusing Djokovic with his tactical approach, sometimes playing a serve-and-volley game, sometimes staying home on the baseline, where his racket was a magic wand putting the ball in at seemingly impossible angles.

Chen upsets two-time champion Tai to win women’s singles title at All England Open

Jump to navigation. Prakash Padukone, 24, a shy unassuming lad from Bangalore, achieved his life’s ambition by bagging the stellar title at the 70th All-England Championships to improve upon the performance of the only other Indian to reach the final – Prakash Nath, in the first post-World War II competition. Nath had fallen to Conny Jepsen of Canada. Padukone lowered the colours of defending champion Liem Swie King of Indonesia who was expected to win his third successive singles title at Wembley this year.

Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer in the 20finals at Who will lift the Wimbledon men’s singles trophy at the All England Club?

Before them only the legendary Prakash Padukone had managed to bag a medal for India at the prestigious event back in Saina Nehwal and Anup Sridhar had both come within striking distance of a medal by making it to the quarter-finals in the earlier editions. Then, the world championship was held once in three years and the former All England champion had been the top seed three years ago in Indonesia, where he lost in the last eight against local star Hadiyanto.

Padukone was seeded fifth and reached the quarter-finals without dropping a game. Having lost both his earlier quarter-finals to Indonesian opponents, the Indian would have been happy to see a Chinese player on the other side of the court and duly packed off Luan Jin , to ensure India its first medal in the competition.

Padukone looked good to even make it to the final when he took the first game against eventual champion Icuk Sugiarto of Indonesia in the semi-finals. But he seemed to have lost steam thereafter losing the next two , He was knocked out again in the quarter-final stage by his friend Morten Frost in the edition and could not cross the first round two years later.

No one, not even the ardent supporters of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa would have seen this coming. They then assured themselves of a medal with another come from behind win over 12th seeds Vita Marissa and Nadya Melati of Indonesia. In an edition in which three Indians came close to finishing on the podium, the unlikeliest of the three came home with a medal. Nehwal, the London Olympics bronze medallist, had reached yet another quarter-final rather easily but an upset stomach put paid to her hopes of winning a medal as she lost to Bae Yeon-Ju in straight games.

While the experienced campaigners wilted under pressure and health issues, PV Sindhu punched above her weight in her very first world championship appearance. She upset second seed Yihan Wang in straight games in the third round despite the former world champion managing to save three match points in the second game and having a game point of her own.

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We use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our site, show personalized content and targeted ads, analyze site traffic, and understand where our audiences come from. To learn more or opt-out, read our Cookie Policy. Federer holds the edge in the storied history between the two, in 34 career matches.

Men’s Singles Champion Lee Chong Wei [MAS] and runner-up Chen Long [CHN].

By Vicki Hodges. Is this Federer’s final and best chance to capture an eighth Wimbledon title at the age of 32? Email vicki. WRAP: Roger Federer booked a place in the semi-finals of SW19 for the ninth time in his career, recovering from dropping his first set of the championships to win in four against his compatriot and friend Stan Wawrinka. A break of serve moved Wawrinka up in the first and the Australian Open champion looked in complete control.

Even at the business end of the second, Wawrinka looked to have the edge but a call to the umpire to request his trainer at the end of the set indicated he was struggling physically.

Novak Djokovic Denies Roger Federer a (Final?) Wimbledon

Victory allowed the top seeded Serb, who was also the champion and runner-up last year, to end a run of three successive defeats in Grand Slam finals, but the year-old struggled to get across the finish line, surrendering a lead in the fourth set and then a match point. Noah Rubin of the U. Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates with his coach Boris Becker, second left, and friends and family in the players box after defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland in the men’s singles final.

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Prakash Padukone achieves his life’s ambition by bagging All-England Championships

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BIRMINGHAM, England, March 10 (Xinhua) — Third seed Chen Yufei dashed the two-time defending champion in straight sets at the All England Open The men’s doubles champion went to the winner Mohammad.

Lee Chong Wei has reclaimed the men’s singles title at All England Open Badminton Championships for the 3rd time with an emphatic straight games victory over Chen Long of China. Other Results. Women’s singles. About the championship. Latest ranking after Austrian Grand Prix :. In last year’s edition of IWAS World Games, he had created a record for highest number of individual medals, raking in 10 medals in all the events that he participated in. Currently he competes in the S-8 category.

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Federer eyes 8th Wimbledon title

Federer, chasing his record eighth Wimbledon championship, swept past Canada’s Milos Raonic , , to reach his 25th Grand Slam final. Federer, who owns 17 Slam titles, is back in a major final for the first time since winning Wimbledon in The top-seeded Djokovic ran off six of the final seven points in a third-set tiebreaker to beat Grigor Dimitrov , , 2 , 7 to advance to his third Wimbledon final in four years.

Current champion. Viktor Axelsen – (First title). The All England Open Badminton Championships is an annual British badminton tournament 17 January p. Retrieved 11 March ^ “Legend reaches his 10th All England.

The name of every winner is etched on the urn or, since , on a detachable base added when the trophy ran out of room. Djokovic nearly let it happen again Sunday by blowing a huge fourth-set lead before he captured a taut fifth set to snare the trophy for himself. Shortly after his 7 , , 4 , , victory for his second Wimbledon title, Djokovic carried the trophy through the hallways of the club.

Pleasantries complete, Djokovic, a year-old from Serbia, took the trophy to a balcony, and a huge throng cheered at the sight of the man and his prize. I started doubting, of course, a little bit. I needed this win a lot.

Djokovic Back on Top After a Chaotic Final

Want the latest Scottish sport news sent straight to your inbox? Join thousands of others who have signed up to our Record Sport newsletter. Victory over Novak Djokovic this afternoon would secure him a record-breaking eighth title at the All England Club. And with fears the Serbian could be running on empty after a number of gruelling matches, the Swiss maestro believes his superior energy levels could make all the difference. Djokovic has been on court almost five hours longer than his great rival, who has dropped serve just once during the entire tournament.

Men’s Singles; Women’s Singles; Men’s Doubles; Women’s Doubles; Mixed ・​Yonex All England Open Finalist ・Victor Korea Open Winner.

The year-old Chen, who had lost all their 11 previous meetings, pulled ahead in the first set but Tai managed to narrow the gap to Chen settled the first set with two more points at The second set was an see-saw play although Chen enjoyed the upper hand most of the time. Tai fought back from down to level the score at before Chen took advantage of Tai’s mistakes to seal the victory I need to thank everybody in the women’s team of China. Without the team work, this title is never possible.

Even when I was leading by a big margin, she never gave up. I told myself to play my best and just focused on my own game. Chen is the first player from team China to win the women’s singles final since Wang Shixian lifted the trophy in Chen’s victory is also the second from team China this year following Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan’s win in the women’s doubles final. The two year-olds came from behind from one set down and saved two match points in the second set to beat third seed Japanese pair Mayu Matsumoto and Wakana Nagahara , , After the game, Chen said: “We’re so happy.

2013 All England Open – MS Final – Lee Chong Wei vs Chen Long