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Saina Nehwal lost her chance to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics as BWF canceled qualifiers due to the raging coronavirus pandemic.
Several competitions have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, including Olympic qualifiers in India, Malaysia, and Singapore.
Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth were looking forward to the Singapore Open, seen as their last chance to book their spot in the Tokyo Olympics.
There have been instances where changes to the badminton scoring system were floated but not approved.
The Russian Open and the Indonesia Masters Super 100 were scheduled for July and October respectively but were derailed by the pandemic.
The new points system will be up for a vote at the BWF's annual general meeting on May 22 and has been a long-time dream of the BWF president.
There is a proposal in the badminton system which looks to change the best-of-three games of 21 points to best-of-five 11 points each.