Sindhu, Srikanth get best seeding at CWG

2010 champion Saina Nehwal has been seeded moment

IMAGE: Kidambi Srikanth will open his marketing campaign towards Liam Fong of Fiji and is more likely to conflict with 2010 silver medallist Rajiv Ouseph within the semi-finals. : Scanpix Denmark/Claus Fisker by the use of Reuters

Olympic silver-medallist P V Sindhu and International No 2 Kidambi Srikanth were given the highest billing within the respective ladies’s and males’s singles badminton competitions of the Commonwealth Video games beginning at Carrara Sports activities and Recreational Centre on April 10.


Within the draw of 64, Sindhu will start her quest for the gold in the second one around towards Falkland Islands’ Zoe Morris after each the gamers won byes of their respective opening rounds.

The 22-year-old Indian is predicted to fulfill 2014 Glasgow Video games champion Michelle Li. The 3rd seeded Canadian had overwhelmed Sindhu within the semi-finals 4 years again en path to her gold medal.

2010 champion and previous international Number 1 Saina Nehwal has been seeded moment and can get started her marketing campaign with a second-round conflict with Elsie de Villiers within the different part of the draw.

Ruthvika Gadde, in the meantime, has been seeded 8th and she’s going to face the winner of the fit between Ghana’s Atipaka Grace Gha and Ah Wan Juliette of Seychelles in the second one around after receiving a bye within the first around. She is more likely to face 2014 silver medallist Kristy Gilmour within the quarters.

In males’s singles, Srikanth, who clinched 4 titles within the closing season, will open his marketing campaign towards Liam Fong of Fiji and is more likely to conflict with 2010 silver medallist Rajiv Ouseph within the semi-finals.

The opposite Indian H S Prannoy, who reached the quarterfinals on the All England Championship closing month, has been seeded 3rd and can get started his match with a second-round conflict with the winner of the fit between Mauritius’ Paul Christopher Jean and Seychellois Steve Malcouzane.

He’s anticipated to stand three-time Olympic silver medallist Lee Chong Wei, who has been seeded moment, within the semifinals. The Malaysian big name, a family title in Asia, gained the gold medal on the Melbourne 2006 and Delhi 2010 Video games.

Prannoy had defeated Lee two times closing 12 months on the Indonesia Open and Denmark Open.

Malaysia’s bold intensity will probably be on display with combined doubles pairing of Goh Quickly Huat and Shevon Jemie Lai and protecting males’s doubles champions Goh V Shem and Tan Wee Kiong rising as gold medal favourites.

For India, males’s doubles combo of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksai Rankireddy are the darkish horses. The duo, who had reached the semifinals on the Indonesia Masters, were given a bye and can face both Lubah Aatish and Paul CJ of Mauritius or Falkland Islands’ Clark Douglas and Adeoye Tobi of their first fit.

Blended doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Sikki, seeded fourth, may even fancy their probabilities as they sq. up towards Gibson Karyn and Molia Burty of Fijji or Uganda’s Kasirye Brian and Nakiyemba Aisha in a second-round fit.

Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa will open their marketing campaign towards Guernsey’s Hardy Stuart and Chloe le Tissier.

Within the ladies’s doubles, Melbourne’s Gronya Somerville and Indonesian-born Setyana Mapasa were passed the highest billing and are tipped to take the gold.

N Sikki Reddy and Ashwini are seeded moment and will probably be up towards both Australian combo of Veeran Renuga and Choo Leanne or Singapore’s Ong Ren-Ne and Wong J Y C in the second one around once you have a bye. Ashwini, who had clinched a gold and silver alongwith Jwala Gutta, will probably be hoping to be 3rd time fortunate.

Badminton tournament will start on Wednesday with the combined group championship, which options the Commonwealth’s best 16 countries throughout 4 teams, together with best contenders Malaysia, England and India.

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