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India Open, now a Tremendous 750 occasion and open to spectators, to kickstart new season of badminton

Prime badminton stars from around the globe – together with Chen Yufei, Akane Yamaguchi and Viktor Axelsen – will take part within the Yonex-Dawn India Open to be held on the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi from January 17 to 22.

The event, beforehand a Tremendous 500 occasion, is now a Tremendous 750 occasion. It is part of the Asian circuit that may kick-start the brand new season of worldwide badminton. Organised by the Badminton Affiliation of India, the India Open was held behind closed doorways within the final version held earlier this yr.

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P. V. Sindhu, Lakshya Sen, Okay. Srikanth, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty would be the prime stars from India in motion. Rankireddy and Shetty clinched the boys’s doubles title final time. Among the many different members of word are Shi Yuqi, Kento Momota, Anders Antonsen, Lee Zii Jia, Nozomi Okuhara, Ratchnok Antanon, and An Se-Younger.

“We are thrilled to have such responses and big names fighting for the titles in the upcoming edition. Unfortunately, fans couldn’t watch the players live in action due to the pandemic but now it will be a treat for them to come and witness their favourite stars live. The upgraded Super 750 status also makes this event grandeur in every possible way and we look forward to a mega week full of exciting badminton action,” BAI secretary normal Sanjay Mishra mentioned.

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