Live Updates

  • 9:44 PM IST

    Saina Nehwal will now face Marija Ulitina of Ukraine on Sunday

  • 9:39 PM IST

    LIVE Updates, India Badminton: While Brazil’s Lohaynny Vicente gave Saina a tough fight in both the games, Saina’s excellent play after a nervous start gave her victory in both games. Finally, a well-deserved win for Saina: 21-17, 21-17

  • 9:35 PM IST

    LIVE Updates, India Badminton: Done! Saina wins first match 21-17!

  • 9:34 PM IST

    Lohanny gives Saina a tough fight: 17-20, This might get interesting!

  • 9:33 PM IST

    Challenge goes Saina’s way. Good call.

  • 9:31 PM IST

    Saina challenges baseline call

  • 9:31 PM IST

    Vicente still fighting hard to close in: 15-19

  • 9:29 PM IST

    LIVE Updates, India Badminton: Saina gets closer to victory. India leads 19-14

  • 9:28 PM IST

    Two more points for each player: 16-12

  • 9:26 PM IST

    Vicente fighting hard to get close with two points back to back: 14-10

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 11: Ace shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu will kick off India’s campaign in women’s single badminton category at Rio Olympics 2016. Saina Nehwal has been playing excellent games in last few years. No doubt, Saina Nehwal will be carrying billions of hopes at Rio Olympics 2016 as she plays in women’s single badminton category. Double World Championship bronze medalist P V Sindhu will also be in action. We will be updating live on the matches of Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu. P V Sindhu will take on Laura Sarosi of Hungary. Stay tuned to catch the LIVE score and get instant LIVE updates on matches of Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu. Catch: Rio Olympics 2016, Day 6 LIVE Updates

Saina Nehwal, who has improved the standard of her game after replacing former coach Puella Gopichand with Vimal Kumar, has been in good form, registering an Asian Championship bronze medal this year and winning the Australian Open Superseries. Saina Nehwal, who is 2015 World Championsip runner-up, will be up against the local hope Lohaynny Vicente in her first battle of group G of the women’s singles event. Read: Rio 2016 Olympics India Schedule Day 6

P V Sindhu has increased the expectations of a medal at the Games this year. The 20-year-old Arjuna Awardee took bronze medals at the 2013 and 2014 World Championships and is under constant training under national head coach Pullela Gopichand. Sindhu will be battling it out at her first match with the Hungarian Laura Sárosi in the group M of the women’s singles event. India has pinned down big hopes on both the players. India has been medal-less so far. Can Saina Nehwal or P V Sindhu bring first medal for India at Rio Olympics 2016? Stay tuned for the LIVE score and updates of the Women’s Singles badminton matches at Rio Olympics 2016.