International Series good for Indian shuttlers, says Gopichand

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HYDERABAD: Former National champion Ruthvika Shivani and Shreyansh Jaiswalare the top seeds in the India International Series which commences at the Pullela Gopichand Academy on Tuesday. 

A worldwide arrangement, which is a Grade-7 competition, will offer some truly necessary positioning focuses for players. This is the motivation behind why Badminton Association of India with the support of Telangana government has conveyed this competition to India. 

Revealing this here, boss mentor Pullela Gopichand said that it is an awesome open door for Indian players to enhance their positioning. 

"Our players are burning through a huge number of rupees and taking an interest in a few global competitions for positioning focuses. With these kind of competitions they can acquire great positioning focuses. As we have the choice of getting only one competition we offer for this with the support of the Telangana government. Numerous Indian players can get focuses from this meet," Gopi said. 

Gopichand's girl Gayatri will likewise be contending in this competition. The lesser players utilize these kind of competitions to enter the major group. 

Around 18 Malaysians and 10 Nepal shuttlers are likewise taking an interest in this competition in which Indians are relied upon to rule. 

Ruthvika, who got a bye in the first round, is required to achieve the elimination rounds without much trouble. From the base portion of the draw second seed Ying Lee of Malaysia is required to face extreme test from third seed Rituparna Das and fifth seed Rasika Raja. 

In men's singles, Shreyansh starts against Prem Singh Chouhan and may locate the going extreme in the third round against Jia Wei Tan of Malaysia. Second seed Abhishek Yelegar begins against unseeded Malaysian Zhong Rui Goh. 

While qualifying matches will be played on Tuesday, the principle draw will begin on Wednesday. 

The competition will be introduced by Allipuram Venkateshwar Reddy, administrator, Sports Authority of Telangana on Wednesday.