It is Sindhu's third final appearance in the season-ending BWF World Tour finals. She had won the title in 2018 to become the only Indian to achieve the feat. Watch Sindhu vs Seyoung live.
The only Indian to win the prestigious title in 2018, reigning world champion PV Sindhu was a finalist at the BWF World Tour Finals the year before and she will look for another good outing.
The world No.11 duo of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty qualified for the season-ending Badminton World Tour Finals after Japanese Akira Koga and Taichi Saito lost in the Indonesia Open Super 1000 event semifinals.
Lakshya Sen is currently ranked fifth in the BWF World Tour rankings. The official list of players qualified for the badminton World Tour Final will be announced after the conclusion of the ongoing Indonesia Open Super 1000 event.
Just days after their semifinal defeats at Indonesia Masters, the two top Indian shuttlers will compete in the World Tour Super 1000 event.
PV Sindhu, seeded third, beat Thailand’s Supanida Katethong 21-15, 21-19 in a 43-minute women's singles match. Sindhu will face Spain’s Clara Azurmendi next.
The 2019 World Championship in Switzerland was PV Sindhu’s last title except the Tokyo Olympics bronze in August. She lost in the Swiss Open final this year.
The Indonesia Masters will be the eighth event according to the 2021 BWF World Tour. Get live streaming details here.
Kidambi Srikanth suffered a narrow 19-21, 20-22 loss to Lee Zii Jia, while Lakshya Sen went down fighting 18-21, 12-21 to Loh Kean Yew.
Lakshya, who is ranked 21st in the world, lacked finishing as the Indian went down 18-21, 12-21 to 39th ranked Singaporean Loh in 45 minutes.
India's Lakshya Sen will face Loh Kean Yew of Singapore in the semifinals.
Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen took 36 minutes to get the better of Thomas Rouxel of France 21-17, 21-14.
India's Lakshya Sen had a decent outing at French Open with quarterfinal finish. He will look to continue the momentum in the HYLO Open.
India's Lakshya Sen lost in men's singles quarterfinals while the men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty also bowed out of the competition losing in Round of 8.
But it was curtains for the mixed doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy as they lost their round of 16 match.
Sameer Verma will now face 33-year-old Tommy Sugiarto next in the Round of 8. Lakshya Sen lost to Olympic champion Viktor Axelsen to bow out.
Lakshya, who had finished runners-up at Dutch Open last Sunday, dished out a superb performance to outclass national champion Sourabh 21-9 21-7 in 26 minutes.
Sindhu opens her campaign against Turkey's Neslihan Yigit and win will pit her against Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan in the second round.
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