Top shuttlers withdraw from India Open

Apr 23, 2013, 00:37 IST | IANS

World No 4 Sony Dwi Kuncoro of Indonesia has withdrawn from India Open Super Series badminton men's event beginning here today alongwith two top 20 players from the women's singles event.

China’s World No 13 Jiang Yanjiao and 15th ranked Fanetri Lindaweni of Indonesia have pulled out from the women’s draw where India’s Saina Nehwal is the top seed.

Kuncoro was the second highest-ranked player in the men’s line-up after World No 1 Lee Chong Wei. Parupalli Kashyap will spearhead India’s challenge.

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