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China Open 2019: All you need to know

China Open Badminton 2019 Schedule, Players List, Date, Timings, Live Streaming: Sai Praneeth plays in the quarterfinal on Friday.

By: Sports Desk | Updated: September 20, 2019 12:38:21 pm
B Sai Praneeth, Sai Praneeth World Championship bronze, Sai Praneeth Bronze medal, Badminton World Championships 2019, badminton news Sai Praneeth is the only Indian shuttler left to play in the quarerfinals. (Source: Reuters)

China Open Badminton 2019 Schedule, Players List, Date, Timings, Live Streaming: Sai Praneeth, who had claimed a bronze medal at Basel, edged out China’s Lu Guang Zu 21-19 21-19 to set up a meeting against Indonesian seventh seed Anthony Sinisuka Ginting in the quarterifnals. He remained the only Indian shuttler in the competition by Friday.

PV Sindhu, an Olympic silver medallist, squandered a first-game advantage to go down 12-21 21-13 21-19 to Thailand’s Pornpawee Chochuwong in a women’s singles pre-quarterfinals that lasted 58 minutes.

Ginting beat India’s Parupalli Kashyap 23-21 15-21 21-12 in a thrilling contest on Thursday. Doubles specialist Satwiksairaj Rankireddy also had a dismal day as he suffered twin defeats, losing both the men’s doubles and mixed doubles pre-quarterfinals with Chirag Shetty and Ashwini Ponnappa respectively.

Ashwini also tasted defeat in women’s doubles after she and her partner N Sikki Reddy lost 12-21 17-21 to second seeded Japanese pair of Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi.

When does the China Open 2019 start?

The China Open started from September 17 and will continue till September 22.

Where is the China Open 2019 being held?

The China Open is being held at the Olympic Sports Center Gymnasium in Changzhou, China.

How many Indians are taking part in the China Open 2019?

A total of 11 Indian players are in the fray at the China Open.

Men’s Singles: B Sai Praneeth, Parupalli Kashyap and Sameer Verma

Women’s Singles: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal

Doubles: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy (Men’s)

Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy (Women’s)

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa, N Sikki Reddy and Pranaav Jerry Chopra (Mixed)

What is the prize money of China Open 2019?

The winner of the China Open will get USD 10,00,000.

Which TV channels will broadcast the China Open 2019?

The China Open will be aired live on the Star Sports Network.

How do I watch the live streaming of China Open 2019?

The live streaming of China Open 2019 will be available on Jio TV app.

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