Indonesia Masters badminton 2022: India’s PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen among top contenders - watch live streaming

Kidambi Srikanth and the doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, however, will not compete at the BWF Super 500 event. Watch live!

By Ali Asgar Nalwala
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India’s top badminton players PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen are among the seeded entries at the Indonesia Masters 2022, which will be held at the Istora Stadium in Jakarta from Tuesday.

London 2012 bronze medallist Saina Nehwal, who clinched Indonesia Masters title in 2019, has decided to skip the BWF Super 500 event citing workload management.

Parupalli Kashyap, meanwhile, also withdrew as he has not fully recovered from his injuries. India’s Thomas Cup hero HS Prannoy will also be out of action.

World championships silver medalist Kidambi Srikanth, meanwhile, pulled out due to injury concerns. Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, India’s top men’s doubles pair, will also sit out the Jakarta meet.

Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu is seeded fourth at the Indonesia Masters. The Indian ace is seventh in the badminton world rankings and will be chasing her first title at the event.

The former world champion PV Sindhu will take on world No. 22 Line Christophersen in the opening round of the women’s singles.

Tokyo 2020 champion Chen Yu Fei of China is the top seed while Rio 2016 champion Carolina Marin of Spain is seeded third in women’s singles.

In the men’s singles, world championships bronze medallist Lakshya Sen is seeded seventh. Lakshya Sen, ranked world No. 9, will take on 21st-ranked Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus.

Olympic champion Viktor Axelsen is the top seed in men’s singles at the event.

N Sikki Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa will be India’s best bets in women’s doubles while B Sumeeth Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa will lead India’s charge in the mixed doubles.

The Indonesia Masters 2022 tournament will conclude on June 12.

Where to watch Indonesia Masters 2022 badminton live in India?

The Indonesia Masters 2022 badminton tournament will be telecast live on the Sports18 TV channel in India from the quarter-finals stage, which begins on June 10. Live streaming of Indonesia Masters 2022 will be available on Voot.

Indonesia Masters 2022 badminton: India squad

Men’s singles: Lakshya Sen, Sameer Verma. Qualifiers: Subhankar Dey, Kartikey Gulshan Kumar

Women’s singles: PV Sindhu. Qualifiers: Aakarshi Kashyap

Men’s doubles: B Sumeeth Reddy-Attri Manu

Women’s doubles: N Sikki Reddy-Ashwini Ponnappa, Ritika Thaker-Simran Singhi

Mixed doubles: B Sumeeth Reddy-Ashwini Ponnappa, Ishaan Bhatnagar-Tanisha Crasto


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