The second highest level of competition on the tour, India’s national open will be played as a Super 750 event for the second consecutive year.
The Indian contingent will be led by world no. 8 and Asian Games bronze medallist H. S. Prannoy alongside Lakshya Sen, S Kidambi and Priyanshu Rajawat in the men’s singles, while in the men’s double, the crack Indian pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy / Chirag Shetty will look to bring the title back home as they enter the home tournament as 2nd seed.
While the pair of Tanisha Crasto / Ashwini Ponnappa and Treesa Jolly / Gayatri Gopichand will lead the show for India in the women’s double category.
Ruchir Jain, Head of Distribution, Eurosport, South Asia, Warner Bros. Discovery said, “Eurosport continues to pride itself in bringing world class live sporting action to fans across India and we are thrilled to show the BWF Yonex Sunrise Indian Open to our 2023 offering for the second year in a row. This year’s tournament is sure to deepen the nation’s love for the sport with our top players taking on the court – we look forward to all the action and excitement.”
Among the top international shuttlers, none other than Viktor Axlesen of Denmark and An Se-young of South Korea, World No.1 Men’s & Women’s shuttlers respectively, will be on show in the national capital.
Other prominent names include Tokyo Olympics bronze medalist and Asian Games Gold medal winner, Anthony Sinisuka Ginting from Singapore along with former Olympic champion Carolina Marin of Spain and reigning women’s Olympic Champion Chen Yufei of China.
The tournament will also feature top seeded pairs from the men’s, women’s and mixed doubles categories, from across the globe. Mediabrief