New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu will try to rediscover her type whereas fellow Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen shall be out to increase his purple patch on the Australian Open 2023 BWF Super 500 event to be held from August 1 to six.
The badminton matches shall be performed on the State Sports Centre in Sydney.
Fifth-seeded in Australia, Sindhu has had a troublesome yr together with her type. In her most up-to-date two competitions, the Japan Open and the Korea Open, she suffered first-round losses. In whole, the two-time Olympic medallist has misplaced within the opening spherical of seven of the 13 BWF World Tour 2023 competitions she has participated on this yr.
The 28-year-old Sindhu is but to win a title this season. Her finest efficiency occurred on the Madrid Spain Masters, the place Sindhu superior to the finals earlier than falling to Indonesian Gregoria Mariska Tunjung.
Malvika Bansod and Tasnim Mir may also begin within the ladies’s singles primary draw.
Lakshya Sen, the Commonwealth Games champion within the males’s singles, will start his match in opposition to world No. 13 Lu Guang Zu of the People’s Republic of China.
Sen, who’s 21 years previous, has completed within the high 4 in his final three competitions. The run consists of profitable the Canada Open championship earlier in July in addition to reaching the US Open and Japan semi-finals.
In the spherical of 32, Hong Kong’s Lee Cheuk Yiu, ranked No. 15, will compete in opposition to No. 9 on the earth HS Prannoy. Also competing, Kidambi Srikanth will play Kenta Nishimoto of Japan in his opening encounter. Kidambi Srikanth misplaced to HS Prannoy within the Japan Open. In the primary draw, Priyanshu Rajawat may also start.
In the lads’s doubles, MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila would be the solely Indian pair in the primary draw. The pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, who received the Korea Open not too long ago, have skipped the event.
The pair of Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand Indian ladies’s doubles workforce may also take part in the primary draw. (ANI)