Rio Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu said she would be treating the upcoming All England Championship like any other Super Series tournament and doesn't want to attach any special significance to it.
The Chair of BWF AC has informed others on the panel about Saina Nehwal's joining the BWF AC as a representative of the IOC AC.
PV Sindhu, who previously held the sixth spot, edged ahead of Japan's Akane Yamaguchi in the latest badminton rankings.
Both Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu will give the Asia Mixed Team Championships a miss
Both PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal have won medals at the Olympic Games.
Playing in her first tournament of the year, world no. 9 PV Sindhu cruised to victory in the final against her 120th ranked Indonesian opponent, Gregoria Mariska
PV Sindhu will take on Gregoria Mariska of Indonesia for her maiden title at the Syed Modi International Badminton Championships.
Though she has been in the finals before, PV Sindhu has never been able to win the Lucknow-based tournament before.
PV Sindhu will face Vaidehi Choudhari in the women's singles quarterfinals at the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold while Kidambi Srikanth will be up against Zulfadli Zulkiffli of Malaysia in the men's event
Saina Nehwal defeated 18-year-old Thai player Pornpawee Chochuwong 22-20, 22-20 in a 46-minute clash to win Malaysia Masters Grand-Prix.
This is Saina Nehwal's first title since returning to action after a knee injury at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games
Saina Nehwal put on a dominant display as she defeated Hong Kong's Yip Pui Yin 21-13, 21-10 in the semifinals of the Malaysia Masters
Saina Nehwal needed 40 minutes to get past Indonesia's Fitriani and book her place in the semifinals of the Malasyaia Masters
Top seed Saina Nehwal, who is desperately looking for a win to boost her confidence after recovering from a knee surgery which derailed her Rio Olympics campaign lat year, spanked Thailand's Chasinee Korepap 21-9 21-8 in a lop-sided contest.
Chennai Smashers claimed the Premier Badminton League 2017 title on Saturday after edging out Mumbai Rockets 4-3 in a thrilling final
PV Sindhu-led Chennai Smashers defeated Mumbai Rockets 4-3 to lift the 2017 Premier Badminton League 2017 title in New Delhi on Saturday. Catch all the highlights of PBL 2017 here.
While Chennai Masters overcame Awadhe Warriors in the first semifinal on Friday, Mumbai Rockets took just two matches to oust Hyderabad Hunters from the other last four clash.
In the Premier Badminton League semifinals, Saina Nehwal's Awadhe Warriors will fight against PV Sindhu's Chennai Smashers while Hyderabad Hunters will face off against Mumbai Rockets on Friday.