Olympic china medallist P V Sindhu is expected to strife with London Games bronze winner Saina Nehwal in a quarterfinals of a USD 325,000 India Super Series scheduled to be hold from Mar 28 to Apr 2 during a Siri Fort Sports Complex.
According to a draw, World No. 5 Sindhu will open her campaign opposite Singapore’s Xiaoyu Liang and a third seeded Indian is expected to face Japan’s Saena Kawakami in a second round.
Sixth seeded Saina, on a other hand, will take on Chinese Taipei’s Chia Hsin Lee in a opening turn and competence accommodate Thailand’s Pornpawee Chochuwong, an foe she had beaten in a finals of a Malaysia Masters in January.
The dual have met only once in an general foe – during a 2014 Syed Modi International – where Saina had won in true games. Saina and Sindhu were on a collision march for a place in a semi-finals of a Hong Kong Open final year before a comparison pro suffered a loss.
They had played opposite any other in PBL with Sindhu carrying an tip palm this year.
Among others in women’s singles, Rituparna Das will square off opposite Chinese Taipei’s Chiang Mei Hui and Tanvi Lad will have an ascending charge opposite seventh seed Nozomi Okuhara of Japan. Unheralded Sri Krishna Priya Kudaravalli will face second seeded Korean Sung Ji Hyun in her opening match.
In men’s singles, K Srikanth and B Sai Praneeth will face the qualifiers in a initial match, while Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold champion Sameer Verma will close horns with fourth seeded Korean Son Wan Ho and Ajay Jayaram will have to get past third seed and Olympic bronze medallist Viktor Axelsen of Denmark.
H S Prannoy will face Malaysia’s Zulfadli Zulkiffli in a initial round.
India’s tip men’s doubles span of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy will face Japan’s Takuro Hoki and Yugo Kobayashi, while seventh seeds Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy will face Indonesian combo of Hafiz Faizal and Shela Devi Aulia.