The greatest shuttlers in the nation, including the current champion Lakshya Sen and the double Olympic medalist PV Sindhu, will strive to keep their meeting with destiny when the India Open Super 750 gets underway here on Tuesday.
The men’s doubles team of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, ranked No. 5 in the world, with a maximum of as three players—Sindhu at No. 7, Sen at No. 10, and HS Prannoy at No. 8 in singles—whom all entered the season with a tonne of success from the previous year make up Indian badminton’s best lineup ever.
Sen, the seventh seed, and Satwik-Chirag, the fifth seed, are the defending champions going into the USD 900,000 competition. Sindhu and world No. 13 Kidambi Srikanth are also former champions.
This news was written by Ms. Pujari Dharani, Research Assistant, All India Legal Forum.