Srikanth & Nehwal to begin their French Open campaign in Paris today

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In Badminton, Kidambi Srikanth and Saina Nehwal are among the 14 Indian shuttlers who will begin their French Open campaign in Paris today. 

In Men’s Singles, fifth seed Srikanth will take on Wong Wing Ki of Hong Kong, Sameer Verma will face Indonesia’s Jonatan Christie, and B. Sai Praneeth will meet Brazilian Ygor Coelho.

In Women’s Singles, Saina will shuttle it out against Japan’s Saena Kawakami. Third seed PV Sindhu had advanced to the pre-quarterfinals last night. 

The pairs of Ashwini Ponnappa and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, and Rohan Kapoor and Kuhoo Garg in Mixed Doubles; the Men’s Doubles teams of Satwiksairaj and Chirag Shetty, and Manu Attri and B. Sumeeth Reddy in Men’s Doubles; and, the duo of Meghana Jakkampudi and Poorvisha S. Ram.