Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu qualified for the BWF World Tour Finals booked to be held in Bangkok from January 27 to 31. Notwithstanding arriving at the elimination rounds, the men’s doubles team consisting of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty and mixed doubles pair of Satwik and Ashwini Ponnappa were unsuccessful in making it to the Finals.
Just the best eight players and groups in the Tour rankings will make it to the year-end occasion. The Finals were initially booked to be held in China in the month of December yet because of the pandemic, the occasion was deferred to January. Despite the fact that Srikanth didn’t do much on the two occasions he figured out how to remain in the main eight as all the Chinese and Japanese shuttlers pulled out of these three occasions because of fears over the novel Covid.
In men’s singles, Srikanth is positioned seven in Tour rankings while his reality positioning is No.14. Srikanth had to pull out after his fellow roommate Sai Praneeth tested positive for the disease. Be that as it may, Srikanth tested negative on Friday and in the event that he tests negative again on Monday he will be permitted to play from Wednesday. The previous world No.1 has just begun rehearsing with his partners.
Then, Sai Praneeth was released from the medical clinic on Saturday. He went straightforwardly to the air terminal from the isolation centre. The segregation rules for all Indian colleagues are deferred off from Sunday. On the other hand, the current world champion, PV Sindhu figured out how to make it to the Finals. The world No.7 is positioned No.10 in the Tour rankings. Fortunately for Sindhu, there are three Thailand major players in the main eight and furthermore Nozomi Okuhara of Japan. Just two players from every nation are qualified and Okuhara had just pulled out of the relative multitude of three competitions and that assisted Sindhu to qualify ahead.
The draw for the event of Finals will go on floors over this Tuesday. Asides from all this Carolina Marin and Viktor Axelsen tasted victory by winning the ladies’
singles and men’s singles titles in the ongoing Thailand Open on Sunday. It is to be noted that these two players have won the most recent week’s competition too.