PV Sindhu, the newly-crowned Korea Open champion, is ready to aim for a third Super Series title this season at the USD 325,000 Japan Open. However, she will face tough challenge from the likes of Nozomi Okuhara and Carolina Marin.
But for the start of the hostilities these three top women shuttlers were seen enjoying each other company. Marin posted a picture of the three women with the caption, “ready for tomorrow!”
— Carolina Marin (@CarolinaMarin) September 19, 2017
Sindhu defeated Nozomi Okuhara in the final of the Korea Open while the Japanese had beaten her in the World Championship.
However, Sindhu might meet the world champion for the third straight tournament if she can get past Minatsu Mitani while the Japanese does the same against Hong Kong’s Cheung Ngan Yi in their respective opening matches.
Reigning Olympic champion Carolina Marin may come face to face with another Indian, Saina Nehwal, in the second round.
Marin has defeated Sindhu to win the Olympic gold medal. Sindhu since then has defeated the former two-time world champion in India Open super series final.