Saina Nehwal, who turned 27 on Friday, said she is pained by what happened last week and this is a small contribution to the families who have suffered irreparable loss.
Lee Chong Wei, a three-time silver medallist at the Olympic Games, won his fourth men's singles title at the All-England Open on Sunday.
PV Sindhu lost to top seed Tai Tzu Ying of Taiwan, 14-21, 10-21, in the quarterfinals, while Saina Nehwal suffered a heartbreaking 20-22, 20-22 defeat at the hands of Sung Ji Hyun
The 2016 Olympic silver medallist was hardly troubled by World No.39 Ayustine, who came under a barrage of attacks from the Hyderabad girl. Sindhu won the match in 30 minutes at Birmingham'sBarclaycard Arena.
Saina Nehwal edged past Nozomi Okuhara in straight games, 21-15, 21-14, to improve her head-to-head record against her Japanese opponent to 6-1
Sixth seed Sindhu eased past Danish Mette Poulsen with a 21-10, 21-11 victory in 29 minutes. In the second round, the Indian will meet Indonesian Dinar Dyah Ayustine, who moved past Danish qualifier Natalia Koch Rohde 21-19, 22-20.
Ever since Pullela Gopichand emulated Prakash Padukone's 1980 feat in 2001, no Indian has ever laid claim to the crown with Saina Nehwal being the country's only shuttler to come close to achieving that rare feat when she reached the finals at 2015 before losing to Olympic champion Carolina Marin.
Saina Nehwal has won a bronze at the Olympics and a silver at the World Championships.
Kidambi Srikanth, who is on a comeback trail following an ankle injury, led 12-6 in the first game and 16-12 in the second. But on both occasions he blew his advantage against Chen Long.
Indian badminton player Jwala Gutta expressed her anguish at the way Gurmehar Kaur has been hounded on social media for her anti-war stance
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.