In World Badminton Championships, London Olympics Bronze medalist Saina Nehwal, will play for a pre-quarterfinal berth today at Glasgow, Scotland. In the women’s singles event, Saina is 12th seed and will take on Swiss Sabrina Jaquet. Rituparna Das and Tanvi Lad will also be seen in the second round action today. Yesterday, PV Sindhu advanced to the pre-quarterfinals.
In Men’s Singles, Ajay Jayaram and B. Sai Praneeth opened their campaigns with a win yesterday and joined Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma in Round-2. They will all shuttle it out for pre-quarterfinal berths today.
In Women’s Doubles, pair of N. Sikki Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa will play their second round match today against second seeded Danish duo of Kamilla Rytter and Christinna Pedersen. Another Indian pair, Sanjana Santosh and Arathi Sara will be vying for the pre quarterfinal berth as they take on Chinese team of Bao Yixin and Chen Yu Xiaohan.