City shuttlers Ritika Thaker and Mugdha Agrey have secured a place in the main draw of the Yonex Sunrise India open 2019 to be held in New Delhi from March 26 to 31st. Ritika Thaker and her Mumbai partner Simran Singhi ranked 125 in the world will play qualifiers in the first round and then run into top seeds Greysia Polii and Apriyani Rahaya of Indonesia which is a uphill task. Mudgha ranked 72 in the world also has her task cut out in the very first round where she plays second seed P V Sindhu of India.
It may be mentioned that this is the most prestigious international tournament on India soil. This is HSBC BWF tour super 500, where all top players of the world take part in their respective events.Players from all over the world are participating in this tournament. This would be a very good experience for these young upcoming players to test their potential against the best in the sport.