Thailand Open: Star badminton players now out of international tournaments for almost ten months due to Corona
Thailand Open: Star badminton players, who have been sidelined from international tournaments for almost ten months due to Corona, are now gearing up for the Thailand Open. Top shuttlers Peevy Sindhu and Saina Nehwal will show off their rockets ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. With the absence of Japanese and Chinese players in the tournament, the chances of the Indian stars winning the title look better.
Indus, who received special training in London, will start the game as the sixth seed. In the first round she will face Mia Blichfeld of Denmark. World No. 20 Saina will face Kisona Selvadure (Malaysia) in the first round. In the men’s singles first round matches, 14-ranked Srikanth will play against Saurabh Verma of India, Saipraneeth with Wangcharon (Thailand), Pranay with Lee Jia Jia (Malaysia) and Kashyap with Jason Anthony (Canada). Corona, however, took special training as the players could not get enough rest. Analysts expect the competition to be juicy.
Star shuttler Saina Nehwal has made it clear that she is still in the race for the Tokyo Olympics.
Indian shuttlers Peevy Sindhu and Saina Nehwal return to the ring