PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen will spearhead the Indian challenge at the Indonesia Masters 2022 badminton tournament which starts at the Istora Stadium in Jakarta on Tuesday. However, Kidambi Srikanth and the men’s doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy will not compete. (More Badminton News)
While World Championship silver medallist Srikanth is nursing an injury, the pair of Chirag-Satwin decided to give the BWF Super 500 event a miss. On Monday, 2012 London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and Thomas Cup 2022 hero HS Prannoy and Parupalli Kashyap pulled out of the tournament at the last moment.
Sports18 TV channel will live telecast the Indonesia Masters 2022 from the quarterfinal onwards which begins on June 10. The Indonesia Masters 2022 will be live-streamed on Voot.
Seeded fourth in the tournament, PV Sindhu is aiming for her maiden Indonesia Masters title. She will face world No. 22 Line Christophersen in the women’s singles opener.
In the men’s singles, world championships bronze medallist and world no.9 Sen faces Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus.
In women’s doubles, India’s hopes lie on N Sikki Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa while B Sumeeth Reddy and Ponnappa will lead India’s charge in the mixed doubles. The Indonesia Masters 2022 tournament will conclude on June 12.
India's Squad At Indonesia Masters 2022
Men’s Singles: Lakshya Sen, Sameer Verma; Qualifiers: Sourabh Verma, Subhankar Dey
Women’s Singles: PV Sindhu; Qualifier: Aakarshi Kashyap
Men’s Doubles: B Sumeeth Reddy-Attri Manu; Qualifiers: Ishaan Bhatnagar-Sai Pratheek, Ashith Surya-Vasantha Kumar-Hanumaiah Ranganatha
Women’s Doubles: N Sikki Reddy-Ashwini Ponnappa, Ritika Thaker-Simran Singhi
Mixed Doubles: Venkat Gaurav Prasad-Juhi Dewangan, B Sumeeth Reddy-Ashwini Ponnappa; Qualifiers: Ishaan Bhatnagar-Tanisha Crasto