The Week in Quotes

The Week in Quotes

Who said what in and around the badminton world over the past week?

“I was crying for more than one hour after the loss.”

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy reveals his heartbreak after losing in the World Championships round of 16 to Ong Yew Sin/Teo Ee Yi last year.

“I didn’t take it easy at all. Every medal means a lot to me.”

Pusarla V. Sindhu on winning her first title since 2019 at the Syed Modi India International 2022.

“It’s a great start for Anna and I this year. This is my first top tournament at this level.”

Teoh Mei Xing on cloud nine after she and Anna Ching Yik Cheong won the women’s doubles final in Lucknow.

“We want to unify their vision and mission. The goal is for them to be good again.”

PB Djarum manager Fung Permadi on welcoming Praveen Jordan and Melati Daeva Oktavianti back to their club.

“He has one of the best smashes in world badminton. That is his biggest plus. There is no end to the skill he can acquire but he has to remain in the present and not look too far ahead.”

Coach U Vimal Kumar sees more good things coming Lakshya Sen’s way after he won the YONEX-SUNRISE India Open 2022.

“We feel confident about our future. Our target is to win European medals and be competitive with the best players in the world.”

Fabien Delrue to Badminton Europe after he and William Villeger reached their first BWF Super 500 semifinal in New Delhi.