The Olympic bronze medallist climbed to the number one ranking on Wednesday once again.
Singles shuttlers have been adequately taken care of by TOPS but the doubles pairings have been ignored.
Except Saina Nehwal, rest of the stars of the Indian contingent surrendered meekly to their Korean counterparts.
It will be an uphill task for the Indian team as Korea look a formidable side ahead of Tuesday’s clash.
Asked if government can try helping those who are beginning to shine, apart from elite athletes, Saina responded in positive.
Lee, one of Malaysia’s favourite sporting sons, remains his country’s top ranked shuttler.
Indian challenge ended at the tournament with Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu suffering three-game defeats in the QFs.
There had been problems between the two parties since the 2013 IBL season.
Kashyap outplayed Wong 21-17 21-13 in a 39-minute contest at the Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium.
Saina retook the numero-uno spot in world badminton rankings on Thursday.
Women’s doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa earlier failed to make the TOPS cut, but could now get a look in.
Saina skipped Singapore Open but gained in the rankings after Xuerui pulled out from the tournament.
Gopichand’s daughter Gayatri’s career will be closely followed because her father is one of the sharpest brains in mentoring singles shuttlers.
In the second game, Kashyap completely ran out of steam as he lagged behind from the very beginning.
Kashyap continued his impressive form, advancing to the semifinals of Singapore Open Super Series badminton tournament.