PV Sindhu and the crew of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty acquired a first-round bye within the BWF World Championships 2023 draw held right here on Thursday. This yr’s BWF World Championships shall be held in Copenhagen, Denmark from August 21 to 27.
However the issues don’t finish there for Sindhu as she is going to run into Ratchanok Intanon and An Se Younger, because the duo has been grouped in the identical half because the 2019 Indian champion. She can also be the one ladies’s singles participant from the nation within the World Championship this yr.
Alternatively, the pair of Satwik and Chirag are in elegant kind and achieved their career-best rating of WR-2 final month. They too bought a bye within the first spherical and appear to have gotten a good draw. Whereas within the males’s singles, HS Prannoy will face Kalle Koljonen of Finland within the first spherical.
The likes of Lakshya Sen and Kidambi Srikanth will play Georges Julien Paul of Mauritius and Kenta Nishimoto of Japan, respectively. Within the ladies’s doubles, Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand will play their first match solely within the second spherical.
4 Indians shall be in singles competitors, whereas six pairs shall be in doubles motion within the 28th version of the match.