The qualification results and first day match saw one major upset and other Indian qualifiers succumbing and failing to enter the main round. India’s Saina Nehwal is ranked 1st despite her defeat in the England Open semifinal. Even P Kashyap is ranked 5th, his best.
- Top seed German Mixed Doubles pair lost to unseeded Indonesian pair in 3 sets.
Indian Result on Day 1
- 5th seed P Kashyap def Hsuan Yi (Taipei) 21-19, 21-13 in Men’s Singles.
Arundhati def Ya Lan Chang (Taipei) 21-6, 21-15 in Women’s Singles
Manu Attri and Sumeet Reddy def Taipei Men’s Doubles pair 21-13, 10-21, 21-18
- Srikanth K lost to 4th seed Jorgensen (Denmark) in Men’s Singles 10-21, 21-17, 21-13.
Prannoy HS def Lahnsteiner (austria) 18-21, 21-9, 21-12 in Men’s Singles.
Thulasi PC lost to Olga Konon (Germany) in Women’s Singles 19-21, 21-17, 21-16
Tanvi Lad lost to Shizuka (Japan) in Women’s Singles 21-15, 21-10
Arundhati lost to Sun Yu (China) in Women’s Singles 21-14, 21-5.
Manu Attri and Sumeet Reddy lost to Robert Blair (Scotland) & Bin Shen Tan ((Malaysia) 21-13, 29-27 in Men’s Doubles.
Sourabh Varma lost Men’s Singles Match to 14th sdeed Dionysius (Indonesia) 11-21, 21-18, 23-21.