Rio Games silver medallist and reigning world champion P V Sindhu and B Sai Praneeth have been handed easy draws for the Tokyo Olympics beginning July 23.
While Sindhu has been seeded sixth and drawn in Group J of Women’s Singles, Praneeth was seeded 13th and placed in Group D of Men’s Singles competition.
World no 10 Men’s Doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy will be competing in Group A.
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Sindhu will face Hong Kong’s world number 34 Cheung Ngan Yi and Israel’s Ksenia Polikarpova, ranked 58th, in the league stages, while Praneeth will have to go past world no 29 Mark Caljouw of Netherlands and Israel’s Misha Zilberman, ranked 47th.
Shetty and Rankireddy, however, were handed a tough draw which was announced by BWF on…