22 March.Malaysia
Lee Zii Jia was hailed as a "hero" Monday after winning the All England Open. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • The young Malaysian star defeated Denmark's Viktor Axelsen 30-29, 20-22, 21-9
  • On his way to victory, the 22-year-old also beat two-time world champion Kento Momota
  • Well done Lee Zii Jia! You are a national hero," Malaysian PM said

20 March.Birmingham, UK
PV Sindhu lost against Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong in straight games to crash out of the ongoing All England Championship. (Photo credit: File Photo)

  • PV Sindhu lost 17-21, 9-21 against Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong
  • Sindhu had previously lost at the semifinal stage in 2018
  • Sindhu came into the tie with a 4-1 head-to-head record against 23-year-old Chochuwong

18 March.Birmingham, UK
PV Sindhu will take on Japan's third seed Akane Yamaguchi in the All England Championship's quarterfinal. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Reigning world champion PV Sindhu defeated Denmark's Line Christophersen 21-8, 21-8
  • 19-year-old Lakshya Sen became the youngest Indian to reach the quarterfinals of the All England Championship
  • Sen recorded a 21-18, 21-16 win against France's Thomas Rouxel

18 March.Birmingham, UK
Saina Nehwal was up against Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt (Photo credit: File/Instagram/nehwalsaina)

  • Saina Nehwal was trailing 8-21, 4-10 when she retired
  • Saina finished second best at the All England Championships in 2015
  • The former world no 1 complained of discomfort in her right thigh

17 March.Birmingham, UK
PV Sindhu dished out a disciplined performance to outwit world number 32 Soniia Cheah. (Photo credit: Instagram/@Srikanth_Kidambi)

  • PV Sindhu defeated Malaysia's Soniia Cheah 21-11, 21-17 in 38 minutes
  • Kidambi Srikanth lost 10-21, 21-15, 12-21 to Ireland's Nhat Nguyen 
  • Parupalli Kashyap lost 13-21, 20-21 to Japanese world number one Kento Momota