2015 World Championships- Schedule for Indian players on Wednesday
Saina Nehwal will her first match of the 2015 World Championships on Wednesday. The 25-year-old, seeded 2nd in the competition, will face Cheung Ngan Li of Hong Kong in the second round after receiving a bye in the opening round.
After winning his first round encounter against Erik Meijs on Monday, Paruaplli Kashyap will be back to the courts to play his second round match against Nguyen Tien Minh of Vietnam. HS Prannoy and Kidambi Srikanth will also be in action against Edwin Ekiring of Uganda and Hsu Jen Hao of Chinese Taipei respectively.
Following the disappointing exit of Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy, all eyes will be on the other doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Akshay Dewalkar, who will play Mads-Conrad Pederson and Mads Pieler Kolding of Denmark.
Also in action will be the pairing of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa, who like Saina, got a bye in the first round. They will face. Hsieh Pei Chen and Wu Ti Jung of Chinese Taipei.
So it promises to be an engrossing day of action on Day 3 of the Badminton World Championships and one can only hope that India have as good a time as they had on the first 2 days.
Here’s the whole schedule:7
|1.||Men’s Singles||Parupalli Kashyap v Nguyen Tien Minh|
|2.||Men’s Singles||HS Prannoy v Edwin Ekiring|
|3.||Men’s Singles||Kidambi Srikanth v Hsu Jen Hao|
|4.||Women’s Doubles||Pradnya Gadre/Sikki Reddy v Shizuka Matsuo/Mami Naito|
|5.||Women’s Doubles||Jwala Gutta/Ashwini Ponnappa v Hsei Pei Chen/Wu Ti Jung|
|6.||Women’s Singles||Saina Nehwal v Cheung Ngan Li|