India will be fielding a depleted contingent in BWF Super 300 event Thailand Open 2023

India will be fielding a depleted contingent at the BWF Super 300 Thailand Masters 2023 event with top singles players like PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen, HS Prannoy and Kidambi Srikanth opting to sit out the Thailand meet.

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will miss after the former failed to completely recover from his hip injury suffered recently.

Satwik had sustained the injury during the India Open Super 750 tournament earlier in the month and was forced to withdraw midway from the tournament in New Delhi. Saina Nehwal and Malvika Bansod, also pulling out of the event.

With the duo pulling out, Anupama Upadhyaya and Ashmita Chaliha are the only two women in singles event but they will face-off in an all-Indian opener.

In men’s doubles, world no. 34 Krishna Prasad Garaga and Vishnuvardhan Goud Panjala also decided to give it a miss, leaving Ishaan Bhatnagar and Sai Pratheek K, and PS Ravikrishna and Sankar Prasad Udayakumar in the fray now.

However, India will have a host of players, led by Tokyo Olympian B Sai Praneeth, competing in men’s singles.

Men’s singles

Qualifiers: Kartikey Gulshan Kumar, Parupalli Kashyap

Main draw: Mithun Manjunath, Kiran George, Priyanshu Rajawat, B Sai Praneeth, Sameer Verma

Women’s singles

Qualifiers: Imad Farooqui Samiya

Main draw: Anupama Upadhyaya, Ashmita Chaliha,

Men’s doubles

Main draw: Krishna Prasad Garaga/Vishnuvardhan Goud Panjala, Ishaan Bhatnagar/Sai Pratheek K, PS Ravikrishna/Sankar Prasad Udayakumar

Women’s doubles

Qualifiers: Palak Arora/Unnati Hooda

Main draw: Shruti Mishra/N Sikki Reddy, Simran Singhi/Ritika Thaker, Tanisha Crasto/Ashwini Ponnappa, Treesa Jolly/Gayatri Gopichand

Mixed doubles

Main draw: B Sumeeth Reddy/Ashwini Ponnappa, Ishaan Bhatnagar/Tanisha Crasto, Rohan Kapoor/N Sikki Reddy

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