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malaysia masters grand prix gold 2017

Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold-2017

Question: Saina Nehwal became the second Indian to win Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold title earlier, it was won by which of the following player?
(a) Saina Nehwal (2011)
(b) Saina Nehwal (2012)
(c) Pusarla Venkata Sindhu(2013)
(d) Pusarla Venkata Sindhu(2014)
Ans: (c)
Related facts:

  • The 2017 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold was the first grand prix’s badminton tournament of the 2017 BWF Grand Prix Gold and Grand Prix.
  • The tournament was held at the Sibu Indoor Stadium in Sarawak, Malaysia from 17–22 January 2017.
  • Result of the tournament:
  • Men’s Singles:
  • Winner: Ng Ka Long (Hong Kong)
  • Runner Up: Lee Hyun-il(South Korea)
  • Women’s Singles
  • Winner: Saina Nehwal (India )
  • Runner Up: Fitriani(Indonesia)
  • Men’s Doubles
  • Winner: Berry Angriawan and Hardianto(Both are of Indonesia )
  • Runner Up: Goh Sze Fei and Nur Izzuddin( Both are of Malaysia)
  • Women’s Doubles
  • Winner: Jongkolphan Kititharakul and Rawinda Prajongjai( Both are of Thailand)
  • Runner Up: Poon Lok Yan and Tse Ying Suet(Both are of Hong Kong )
  • Mixed Doubles:
  • Winner: Tan Kian Meng and Lai Pei Jing(Both are of Malaysia )
  • Runner Up: Goh Soon Huat and Shevon Jemie Lai(Both are of Malaysia )
  • This was Saina Nehwal’s 23rd title overall and the first after last year’s Australian Open.
  • Earlier, Pusarla Venkata Sindhu (2013) won the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold title.

Reference:
http://bwfbadminton.com/events/2646/malaysia-masters-2017
http://bwfbadminton.com/results/2646/victor-far-east-malaysia-masters-2017/podium
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/badminton/fit-again-saina-nehwal-lifts-malaysia-masters-grand-prix-gold/articleshow/56715851.cms

YONEX SUNRISE HONG KONG OPEN

YONEX SUNRISE Hong Kong Open-2016

Question: Who has won the men’s singles title of recently held Yonex Sunsrise Hong Kong Open-2016?
(a) Sameer Verma
(b) Ng Ka Long Angus
(c) Lin Dan
(d) Chen Long
Ans: (b)
Related facts:

  • The Yonex Sunsrise Hong Kong Open-2016 was the twelfth Super series tournament of the 2016 BWF Super Series.
  • The tournament took place in Kowloon, Hong Kong from November 22–27, 2016.
  • Result of the tournament:
  • Men’s singles:
  • Winner: Ng Ka Long Angus (Hong Kong)
  • Runner Up: Sameer Verma(India)
  • Women’s Singles:
  • Winner: Tai Tzu Ying(Chinese Taipei)
  • Runnner Up:P.V Sindhu(India)
  • Ng Ka Long Angus became the first male badminton player from Hong Kong to win this competition.

Reference:
http://bwf.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/winners.aspx?id=C0F3D6BB-D4E1-4185-840A-8619D6F86854

THAIHOT CHINA OPEN 2016

THAIHOT CHINA OPEN 2016

Question: Who has won the women’s singles title of the Thaihot China Open-2016 ?
(a) Sun Yu
(b) Saina Nehwal
(c) PV Sindhu
(d) None of these
Ans.(c)
Related facts:

  • The Thaihot China Open 2016 was the eleventh Superseries tournament of the 2016 BWF Super Series.
  • The tournament took place in Fuzhou, China from November 15–20, 2016
    Men’s Singles:
  • Winner: Jan O Jorgensen(Denmark)
  • Runner Up: Chen Long(China)
    Women’s Singles:
  • Winner: P.V. Sindhu(India)
  • Runner Up: Sun Yu(China)
  • This was first World Super series title for P.V Sindhu.
  • P.V Sindhu is third non-Chinese woman to win the title after Malaysia’s Wong Mew Choo in 2007 and India’s own Saina Nehwal in 2014.

Reference:
http://bwfbadminton.com/results/2471/thaihot-china-open/podium
http://bwfbadminton.com/2016/11/19/scintillating-sindhu-into-final-thaihot-china-open-2016-day-5/

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