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Saina seeded seventh at Denmark Open Super Series

Saina Nehwal

Saina NehwalOdense: Star India shuttler Saina Nehwal has been seeded seventh in the women’s singles event of the Denmark Open Super Series Premier, to be held here from October 14-19.

The Olympic bronze medallist from Hyderabad had won this tournament in 2012 and this year, she is the only seeded Indian in the USD 600,000 event.

P V Sindhu, who is not seeded, will be figuring in the other half of the draw in the women’s singles.

Highest ranked Indian male shuttler, K Srikanth and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap will be representing India in the men’s singles to be played at the Odense Sports Park here.

Srikanth and Kashyap have been placed in different halves of the draw.

Srikanth, however, have a tough task at hands in the opening round itself as he will be up against world no. 1 Lee Chong Wei.

In doubles, the women’s combination of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa are the only Indians to have qualified for the tournament.


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