Akane Yamaguchi: News

20 May 2022

Thailand Open

Thailand Open: PV Sindhu beats Akane Yamaguchi in quarter-finals

India's ace shuttler PV Sindhu beat world number one, Akane Yamaguchi, in the quarter-finals of the 2022 Thailand Open in Bangkok on Friday.

01 May 2022


Wang Zhi Yi wins Badminton Asia Championships: Key stats

Unseeded Wang Zhi Yi beat the world champion, Akane Yamaguchi, in the final of the 2022 Badminton Asia Championships on Sunday.

30 Apr 2022


Badminton Asia Championships: Sindhu loses in semis clash, bags bronze

World No. 7 PV Sindhu has collected a bronze medal at the 2022 Badminton Asia Championships.

19 Dec 2021


BWF World Championships final: Kidambi Srikanth settles for silver

India's Kidambi Srikanth lost against Loh Kean Yew of Singapore in the final of the 2021 BWF World Championships.

20 Mar 2021


All England Championships: PV Sindhu beats Akane Yamaguchi, enters semis

Indian women's badminton ace PV Sindhu entered the semi-finals of the ongoing All England Championships with a 16-21, 21-16, 21-19 win over Japan's Akane Yamaguchi in a thrilling quarter-final contest in Birmingham.

26 Jul 2019


Japan Open: PV Sindhu once again beaten by Akane Yamaguchi

India's women's singles badminton ace PV Sindhu's title-less run in 2019 continued.

22 Jul 2019

Japan Open

Shuttler PV Sindhu sets her sight on Japan Open

It was a heart-breaking loss for India's ace shuttler PV Sindhu in the final of the Indonesia Open in Jakarta on Sunday.

21 Jul 2019


PV Sindhu settles for silver in Indonesia Open

Indian women's badminton ace PV Sindhu had to settle for a silver at the 2019 Indonesia Open in Jakarta on Sunday.

20 Jul 2019

PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu overcomes Chen Yufei in semis of Indonesia Open

Indian women's badminton ace PV Sindhu stormed into the final of the 2019 Indonesia Open in Jakarta on Saturday.

20 Aug 2018


#AsianGames: Saina's defeat knocks India out of women's team event

An inconsistent Saina Nehwal saved four match points before losing to Nozomi Okuhara after PV Sindhu's win over world number one Japanese Akane Yamaguchi, as India crashed out of Asian Games Women's badminton team event today.

18 Mar 2018


All England Open: Tai Tzu-ying thrashes Yamaguchi in final

Tai Tzu-ying, who has been dominating the badminton circuit since 2016, beat Akane Yamaguchi in straight games to win the 2018 All England Open.

18 Mar 2018

PV Sindhu

All England Open: Yamaguchi beats Sindhu in semi-final

PV Sindhu, who was India's last hope in All England Open, lost the semi-final against Akane Yamaguchi.