Japanese Akane Yamaguchi, Olympic and double defending champion Carolina Marin of Spain and South Korean Sung ji Hyun have been seeded above Sindhu and the Indian will have to step up her game in the tournament where India has never won a gold medal. File image of PV Sindhu. PTI Her illustrious citymate, Saina, however, is coming off with some low-key performances and though the expectation is less from her, the Olympic bronze medallist will be eager to prove her mettle again against the younger opponents.
Saina, who had claimed the only silver for India at the World Championships in , underwent right knee surgery after a devastating outing at the Rio Olympic and since then she has not been able to regain her strength fully.
Barring a Malaysia Masters title, there's not much to be talked about her success post-Rio. Here's all you need to know about catching the action from World Badminton Championships live: When and where will the World Badminton Championships be played?
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