Japan Open 2019: PV Sindhu appears to be like to bounce again shortly after deflating loss in Indonesia Open last, Saina Nehwal to return to motion

Tokyo: Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu should shortly choose up the items after her deflating loss within the Indonesia Open last and put together for the subsequent battle on the Japan Open BWF World Tour Super 750 beginning on Tuesday.

The USD 750,000 match may even see the return of Saina Nehwal, who had missed the Indonesia Open Super 1000 occasion as a result of health points.

File picture of PV Sindhu. AFP

Sindhu missed a possibility to interrupt a seven-month title drought when she misplaced in straight video games to Akane Yamaguchi in Jakarta on Sunday and the Indian will look to go the complete distance when she opens in opposition to China’s Han Yue right here.

If she crosses the opening hurdle, Sindhu will face both Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour or Japan’s Aya Ohori within the second spherical.

The fifth seed may even purpose to avenge her last loss to Yamaguchi as she is prone to face the world No 4 Japanese within the quarterfinals.

“Overall, it was a good tournament for me at Indonesia and I hope I can take the confidence going forward and do well at Japan,” Sindhu had stated after the finals on Sunday.

Saina, seeded eighth and the one Indian to win a title this season, will open in opposition to Thailand’s Busanan Ongbamrungphan, an opponent in opposition to whom she enjoys a 3-1 head-to-head lead.

In males’s singles, will probably be an all-Indian opening spherical battle between HS Prannoy and eighth seed Kidambi Srikanth.

The duo has confronted one another 5 instances to this point within the worldwide circuit with Srikanth having the final snicker previously 4 events.

Among different Indians, B Sai Praneeth, who had reached the finals of the Swiss Open, will face Japan’s Kenta Nishimoto.

Sameer Verma, who had missed the Indonesia Open as a result of a shoulder downside, will look to check his health in opposition to Denmark’s Anders Antonsen, runner-up in Jakarta after a marathon last on Sunday.

In the doubles draw, the lads’s pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will sq. off in opposition to England’s Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge, who received a bronze medal on the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy will cross swords with Malaysia’s Goh Sze Fei and Nur Izzuddin in one other males’s doubles match.

The girls’s doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy will face off in opposition to the Korean mixture of Kim So Yeong and Kong Hee Yong within the opening spherical.

The combined doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Sikki will face an uphill activity once they meet top-seeded Chinese mixture of Zheng Si Wei and Huang Ya Qiong, who claimed the Indonesia Open title on Sunday.

Satwiksairaj and Ashwini will open in opposition to German pair of Marvin Seidel and Linda Efler in one other combined doubles match.

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