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Japan Open: All eyes on struggling PV Sindhu, in-form Satwik-Chirag

Tokyo [Japan], July 25 (ANI): Indian ace PV Sindhu can be aiming to regain her kind whereas the red-hot males’s doubles duo of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy will intention to hold ahead their momentum after the Korea Open because the Indian contingent seems to be ahead to the Japan Open, set to happen from July 25 to July 30.

Satwiksairaj and Chirag, presently ranked at quantity three in Badminton World Federation Rankings (BWF), clinched the Korean Open title on Saturday after overcoming a problem from top-ranked Indonesian pair of Fajar Alfian and Muhammad Rian Ardianto within the remaining.

As per Olympics.com, this was Satwik-Chirag’s third BWF title win this yr after the Swiss Open and Indonesia Open. They are additionally present Asian badminton champions and are undefeated of their final 10 BWF World Tour matches.

PV Sindhu can be aiming to make an awesome progress on this BWF Super 750 match. In the Asian Games yr, Sindhu is having a nasty season, making a first-round exit in six of her 12 BWF tournaments.

Sindhu’s disappointing performances have precipitated her to slide to world quantity 17 place, her worst in a decade. She was with out a coach since February and named Malaysia’s Muhammad Hafiz Hashim as her private coach final week till the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.

As a consequence, Sindhu has dropped to world No. 17 within the badminton rankings, her worst in a decade. Results at Japan Open can be counted in direction of the participant’s qualifying rankings for the multi-sport occasion at Paris. The qualification window for badminton began earlier on May 1 this yr.

The males’s singles occasion will see HS Prannoy, seeded eighth and former world quantity Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen in motion. The younger Orleans Masters champion Priyanshu Rajawat may also be representing the tricolour on the occasion.

India’s high girls’s duo of Gayatri Gopichand and Treesa Jolly may also participate within the Tokyo occasion. (ANI)