PV Sindhu has one other opportunity to flaunt her mountainous-match temperament as she heads into BWF World Championships in Huelva Spain in a relate to defend the title that she won in 2019 in Glasgow. Sindhu, seeded Sixth at the match, will sight to cap of a memorable year by which she won a historic 2nd Olympic medal, with her Sixth medal at the arena meet.
Sindhu heads into the arena champions in precise rep, having reached the final of the BWF World Tour Finals in Bali earlier this month. She had additionally reached three successive semi-finals at the French Initiating, Indonesia Masters and Indonesia Initiating in Bali final month.
Sindhu is amongst the favorites to utilize the arena championships title, fascinated by the excessive-profile withdrawals, including 3-time champion Carolina Marin and 2017 champion Nozomi Okuhara. On the other hand, it is not going to be straight forward for the champion shutter who is seemingly to face top seed Tai Tzu Ying in the quarter-final. Sindhu defeated Tai en route to glory at the 2019 world championships however has misplaced to the tip-ranked shutter in all their 4 meetings since, including the Olympics semi-final earlier this year.
if Sindhu gets previous the final-eight hurdle, she also can face Korea’s rising shutter An Se Young against whom she misplaced the BWF World Tour Finals title match. On the other hand, Sindhu will abet herself to pass the gap and reign supreme after having constructed self belief over the earlier few months.
Meanwhile, this might maybe occasionally also additionally be the primary time in her profession that London Olympics bronze medallist and 2015 silver medallist Saina Nehwal will miss the World Championships as a result of multiple injuries.
SINDHU GETS OPENING-ROUND BYE
Sindhu, who got a bye in the primary round, will start against Martina Repiska, whose first-round opponent Ruselli Hartawan additionally pulled out.
A utilize will set her face to face with Pornpawee Chochuwong, who has defeated the Indian twice in the final two meetings. If Sindhu can derive all the blueprint via the Thai, she is seemingly to be pitted against Tai Tzu, who has proved to be her nemesis with a head-to-head file of 14-5.
LAKSHYA SEN IN ACTION ALONG WITH FAMILIAR NAMES
In men’s singles, 12th seeded Kidambi Srikanth, who struggled to derive a visa, will face Spain’s Pablo Abian in his opener, whereas Tokyo Olympian B Sai Praneeth meets Dutch Value Caljouw.
Old top 10 participant HS Prannoy will seemingly be up against eighth seed Ng Ka Long Angus and young Lakshya Sen’s first-round opponent has additionally withdrawn.
The boys’s doubles arena has additionally been left depleted with the tip two seeds — each from Indonesia — missing in action.
Eighth-seeded Indian pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty has got a bye in the primary round and also can peaceful face the winners of Lee Jhe-Huei and Yang Po-Hsuan and Fabricio Farias and Francielton Farias in doubles.
Females’s doubles pair of N Sikki Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa will capture on 14th seeds Liu Xuan Xuan and Xia Yu Ting after their first-round opponents withdrew.