Sindhu has been drawn with Hong Kong's Cheung Ngan Yi (ranked 34th) and Israel's Ksenia Polikarpova
In women's singles, Sindhu may not break much sweat in topping her group but the problems will
Fifth seed PV Sindhu will kick off her campaign with a clash against Malaysia's Soniia Cheah.
PV Sindhu, the reigning world champion, beat fourth seeded Mia Blichfeldt 22-20, 21-10 in 43
Earlier in the day, Satwiksairaj and Chirag Shetty's impressive run also ended with a close
HS Prannoy, Parupalli Kashyap, Sameer Verma, Manu Attri were among others who left for Bangkok from
The 20-year-old badminton player said he is yet to develop any symptoms of the infection.
Satwik and Chirag have taken doubles to unprecedented heights, establishing themselves as one of
Chirag said the Olympics postponement will now give them more time to deal with the departure of
However, Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth and Ponnappa will be participating in the tournament.
India lost both their doubles matches and one singles contest while registering stunning wins in
Saina became the first India shuttler to have won an Olympic medal in 2012 while Sindhu returned
World number 12 men's doubles duo of Rankireddy and and Shetty fought hard before going down to
Satwik and Chirag have had a phenomenal season this year. The pair clinched their maiden Super 500
A momentous gold at the world championships more than made up for PV Sindhu's otherwise ordinary
The young combination had a breakthrough season, claiming its maiden Super 500 title at Thailand
Gopichand, meanwhile, also lauded the men's doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj
Former world no.1 Kidambi Srikanth slid three places to 13th. Both PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will look to maintain their consistency while PV Sindhu