Double Olympic medalist PV Sindhu and All England open silver medalist Lakshya Sen will lead India’s charge at the Korea Open Super 500 tournament starting on Tuesday.
Big gainer has been the men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj and Chirag, who jumped from 10th to the eighth place.
The Syed Modi International Tournament in 2022 will take place at the Babu Banarasai Stadium in Lucknow and will last for five days.
It was a straight sets defeat for the Indian who had scripted history after becoming the first from the country to ever make it to the final.
Tai Tzu beat the Indian shuttler 21-17, 21-13 in a match that lasted 42 minutes.
Recently, the Thai shuttler became Sindhu's bogey player, defeating the ace Indian shuttler for the fifth time in a row.
Sindhu also avenged her loss to Chochuwong this season in the BWF World Tour Finals group match earlier this month.
The 19-year-old from Gwangju, South Korea took just over 30 minutes to end PV Sindhu's hopes of a second year-end title with a 21-16, 21-12 win.
PV Sindhu had to stretch herself fully to notch up a nail-biting 21-15, 15-21, 21-19 win against the dynamic Yamaguchi.
International umpire Fine C Dathan is going to be the only Indian umpire at the Tokyo Olympics. The 26-member panel of umpires officiating at the Tokyo Olympics badminton will also...