World No.1 Saina Nehwal eyes Japan Open title

Tokyo, Sept. 8 (ANI): The Japan Super Series badminton tournament gets underway with the qualifiers in Tokyo on Tuesday and World No. 1 Saina Nehwal will look to continue her rampaging form when she opens her campaign at the 275,000 US Dollar event tomorrow.

Saina will play against Thailand’s Busanan Ongbumrungpan in her first match.

Among other Indians, World No. 4 Kidambi Srikanth is the only one to be seeded in men’s singles. He will take on Scott Evans of Ireland in the opening match. (ANI)