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Malaysia Open Badminton LIVE: Lakshya Sen & World No.3 Anders Antonsen in same quarter, PV Sindhu likely to face Tai Tzu-ying in quarterfinals – Check Out Draw

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Malaysia Open Badminton LIVE: After the Indonesian Open, Badminton action is all set to resume following a week’s break with the Malaysia Open. The tournament will kickstart on 28th June and is set to feature world’s top badminton stars. It is a part of the BWF Super 750 series and will be the will be 13th tournament of the 2022 BWF World Tour. Follow Malaysia Open Badminton LIVE updates on InsideSport.IN

Malaysia Open Badminton LIVE: Lakshya Sen & World No.3 Anders Antonsen in same quarter, PV Sindhu likely to face Tai Tzu-ying in quarterfinals – Check Out Draw

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Top Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy and Sai Praneeth will all be in action in the tournament  The finals will be played on Sunday, 3rd July.

Men’s draw

Malaysia Open Badminton LIVE: Lakshya Sen & World No.3 Anders Antonsen in same quarter, PV Sindhu likely to face Tai Tzu-ying in quarterfinals - Check Out Draw
Malaysia Open Badminton LIVE: Lakshya Sen & World No.3 Anders Antonsen in same quarter, PV Sindhu likely to face Tai Tzu-ying in quarterfinals – Check Out Draw

Men’s Singles 

World No.9 Lakshya Sen is the only seeded player from India. The 20-year old is the eighth seed. After a disappointing first round exit at the Indonesia Open, Lakshya will look to put up a good show at Malaysia. He is placed in the third quarter of the draw that also has World No.3 Anders Antonsen in it. Lakshya will face South Korea’s Heo Kwang-hee in the first round. He is likely to set up quarterfinal clash with Andersen.

World No.11 Kidambi Srikanth is also eyeing redemption after his second round loss in Indonesia Open. He is unseeded in this tournament and will face Thailand’s Sitthikom Thammasin in the first round.

Meanwhile, Sai Praneeth is also placed in the same quarter that has Srikanth. Sai Praneeth will face sixth seed Antony Sinisuka Ginting in the opening round. If the Indian manages to win this contest, he is likely to face Srikanth in the second round. This is the same quarter that also has World No.1 Viktor Axelsen

HS Prannoy and Sameer Verma find themselves in the same quarter. Prannoy, who was a semifinalist at Indonesia Open, will open his Malaysia Open campaign against local favourite Liew Daren, while Sameer Verma will take on seventh seed Jonatha Cristie in the first round.

Malaysia Open Badminton LIVE: Lakshya Sen & World No.3 Anders Antonsen in same quarter, PV Sindhu likely to face Tai Tzu-ying in quarterfinals - Check Out Draw
Malaysia Open Badminton LIVE: Lakshya Sen & World No.3 Anders Antonsen in same quarter, PV Sindhu likely to face Tai Tzu-ying in quarterfinals – Check Out Draw

Men’s Doubles

In men’s doubles India’s top doubles pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty are the seventh seed. They are in the first quarter of the draws and will face Malaysia’s Man Wei Chong abd Tee Kai Wun in the first round. They are likely to face Indonesia’ top seed Marcus Gideon and Kevin Sukamuljo in the quarterfinal.

The other Indian duo in the tournament are Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy. They are in the third quarter of the draws and will take on China’s He Jiting and Zhou Haodong in the first round. They are likely to face Third seeded pair Mohamed Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan in the second round.

Women’s draw

Malaysia Open Badminton LIVE: Lakshya Sen & World No.3 Anders Antonsen in same quarter, PV Sindhu likely to face Tai Tzu-ying in quarterfinals - Check Out Draw
Malaysia Open Badminton LIVE: Lakshya Sen & World No.3 Anders Antonsen in same quarter, PV Sindhu likely to face Tai Tzu-ying in quarterfinals – Check Out Draw

Women’s Singles

World No.7 PV Sindhu will feature in the tournament as the seventh seed. She will face Thailand’s Pornpawee Chochuwong in the first round. Having faced a humiliating first round defeat at Indonesia Open, Sindhu is looking to make a string comeback. She is placed in the same quarter that has second seed and Indonesia Open champion Tai Tzu-ying.

Saina Nehwal is the only other Indian singles player in the draw. Saina wanted to prepare well for the Malaysia Open and missed the Indonesia Masters as well as the Indonesia Open. She will begin her campaign against USA’s Iris Wang. If she wins this match, she is likely to face sixth seed Nozomi Okuhara in the second round.

Women’s Doubles

In women’s doubles, Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy are unseeded and they will be up against Japan’s sixth seeded pair Nami Matsyama and Chiharu Shida in the opening round.

Haritha Harinarayanan and Ashna Roy are the other pair representing India and they will face South orea’s unseeded Jeong Na-eun and Kim Hye-jeong in the first round. Meanwhile, Ashwini Bhat and Shikha Gautam are the third Indian pair and they begin the campaign against Japan;s fifth seed Mayu Matsumoto and Wakana Nagahara.

Mixed Doubles 

Venkat Gaurav Prasad and Juhi Dewangan will represent India in the mixed doubles. The unseeded duo will take on South Korea’s Kim Won-ho and Jeong Na-eun in the opening round. They are the only Indians in the mixed doubles.

Where to watch Malaysia Open Badminton 2022 LIVE Streaming?

Fans in India can watch the Malaysia Open 2022 LIVE on Voot Select and also at BWF’s official Youtube channel BWF TV.

Malaysia Open Badminton LIVE: Lakshya Sen & World No.3 Anders Antonsen in same quarter, PV Sindhu likely to face Tai Tzu-ying in quarterfinals – Check Out Draw

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