PV Sindhu seeks US Open title as Lakshya Sen hopes to maintain winning momentum

Lakshya Sen, the winner of the Canada Open, will look to build on his success at the forthcoming US Open, while PV Sindhu will try to win her first title of the year.

Lakshya Sen, who just won the Canada Open, will try to keep up his winning streak when he competes in the US Open Super 300 badminton competition, which gets beginning here on Tuesday.

In the Canada Open finals on Sunday night, Sen overcame a health-related drop in form with an exhilarating straight-game victory over All England Champion Li Shi Feng.

Sen, the third-seeded Indian, will play Finland’s Kalle Koljonen in his opening round at the US Open. It was his first BWF championship in 17 months.

The second seed and world number 10 Feng, who advanced to the finals in Calgary, will be a difficult opponent for Tokyo Olympian B Sai Praneeth, who is currently having trouble with his form.

PV Sindhu, who has won two Olympic medals, is seeded third in the women’s singles competition and will begin her campaign against a qualifier.

The Indian entered the competition fresh off a strong performance at Canada, where she reached to the semifinals, where she had previously reached the finals of the Madrid Spain Masters this year.

The top seed, Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand, a previous world champion, is in the same half as Sindhu, but other prominent players in the tournament include Busanan Ongbamrungphan, Beiwen Zhang, and Line Christophersen.

Beginning her campaign against Lin Hsiang Ti of Chinese Taipei, Ruthvika Shivani Gadde.

The men’s doubles team of Lin Yu Chieh and Su Li Wei from Taipei will compete against Krishna Prasad Garaga and Vishnuvardhan Goud Panjala, who placed second at the 2021 Orleans Masters and 2022 Syed Modi International.

In the women’s doubles tournament, the Panda sisters Rutaparna and Swetaparna as well as Apeksha Nayak and Ramya Chickmenhalli Venkatesh are also contestants.