PV Sindhu, Viktor Axelsen among the many stars to play | Jobs Punch

Tokyo 2020 males’s singles champion Viktor Axelsen of Denmark and girls’s singles gold medalist Chen Yufei in China is without doubt one of the badminton stars anticipated to play in Indian Open 2023 in New Delhi from January 17 to 22.

the India Open badminton was elevated to a BWF Tremendous 750 occasion from the earlier Tremendous 500 standing by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) earlier this 12 months. Will probably be held on the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.

The India Open is the second occasion on the BWF World Tour 2023 calendar with the season kicking off with the Malaysia Open within the second week of January.

Two-time Olympic medalist PV Sindhu is anticipated to go well with up at first of subsequent season and be India’s entry within the ladies’s singles occasion on the India Open.

Reigning world champion Akane Yamaguchi in Japan, former world champions Nozomi Okuhara in Japan and Ratchanok Intanon in Thailand with A Se-Younger in South Korea are the primary challengers within the ladies’s singles aside from Chen Yufei.

Defending India Open males’s singles champion Lakshya Sen and former World No. 1 Kidambi Srikanth will lead India’s problem in males’s singles. World No.2 Lee Zi Jia in Malaysia, world No. 9 Japan’s Kento Momota and Denmark’s Anders Antonsen, tenth within the BWF world rankings, additionally gave their preliminary affirmation.

In males’s doubles, Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, world no. 7, will defend their title this 12 months. The duo gained their first India Open final 12 months by defeating Indonesia’s three-time world champions Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan within the closing.

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