The 25-year-old from Hyderabad, seeded second, will look to go the distance again as she opens her campaign against Turkey's Neslihan Yigit.
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Saina has drawn the in-form Danish player Mia Blichfeldt, who beat Sindhu in the first round of the first Thailand Open in January. Srikanth starts his tournament against Indonesian Tommy Sugiarto.
The Olympic Qualifying period for the Race to Tokyo will now close on 15 June 2021, with the last tournament counting for qualification being the Singapore Open 2021
It has been on the cards that Sindhu would not train under Gopichand ever since she left for London to train there before returning this month.
“I’m happy that we broke into the top 20. In 2019 we could not play too many tournaments as I was injured and because of the Covid-19 pandemic," said 31-year-old Ashwini, who trains in Bengaluru.
Satwiksairaj and Ashwini have made a jump of 16 places and are placed at the 19th spot in the rankings which got updated on Tuesday.
The decision was taken during BAI’s Executive Committee meeting. Owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, the state unit members were connected virtually from all parts of India.
In the first game, the Olympic silver medallist faced a tough fight from the local player as both the players sweat it out for each point, but it was Sindhu who had the upper hand in the game.
In a Group B match that lasted more than an hour, Srikanth once again squandered the opening game lead to lose 21-12, 18-21, 19-21 against world number eight Long.
While Kidambi lost 21-19, 9-21, 19-21 to Wang Tzu Wei of Chinese Taipei, Sindhu suffered a 18-21, 13-21 loss to Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon.
While Sindhu went down 21-19, 12-21, 17-21 in a Group B match that lasted almost an hour, Srikanth lost 21-15, 15-21, 18-21 in 77 minutes in Group B.
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