BWF French Open: Saina Nehwal, Sameer Verma, Parupalli Kashyap, Kidambi Srikanth to be seen in action in first round
Saina Nehwal will face Hong Kong’s Cheung Ngan Yi in the opening round of Women Singles at the BWF French Open Super 750 tournament in Paris today. Among other Indians, Sameer Verma, Parupalli Kashyap and Kidambi Srikanth will also be seen in action in Men’s Singles today. Yesterday, Subhankar Dey and P.V.Sindhu advanced to the second round. Subhankar defeated Indonesia’s Tommy Sugiarto in the first round of men’s singles while P V Sindhu beat Canada’s Michelli in the opening game of women’s singles.
In Women’s doubles, the pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy is in the fray. The men’s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty and the duo of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy will also participate in the tournament. In mixed doubles, the duo of Satwiksairaj and Ashwini is in the fray. Their doubles matches are also slated for today.