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Denmark Open 2019 preview; Schedule, Where to watch, Squad

Denmark Open 2019 preview

One of the most prestigious badminton competitions, Denmark Open 2019 kickoff from 15th of October to 20th of October at the Odense Sports Park in Odense, Denmark. Several Indian shuttlers like PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Srikanth Kidambi, and Parupalli Kashyap will feature at the tournament.

Players to Watch 

In the 2017 edition of Denmark Open, Kidambi Srikanth defeated Korean player Lee Hyun to win the Men’s Singles event. Having seen a disappointing season, he will be looking to put his mark. Saina Nehwal won the 2012 edition of the Women’s Singles event by defeating German shuttler Juliane Schenk 21-17, 21-8. 

Legendary shuttler Prakash Padukone was the first Indian to win the Men’s Singles in the 1980 edition of Denmark Open which was held in Copenhagen. 

Where to watch?

The Denmark Open 2019 tournament will be available to watch on the Star Sports Network, and available to stream on Hotstar as well as the Jio TV app.

The Squad

The Indian contingent consists of 14 players participating in 5 different categories at the Denmark Open 2019. 

Men’s Singles

Bhamidipati Sai Praneeth

Parupalli Kashyap

Prannoy Kumar

Shrikanth Kidambi 

Sameer Verma

Women’s Singles

P.V. Sindhu

Saina Nehwal

Men’s Doubles

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy & Chirag Shetty

Manu Attri & Sumeeth Reddy

Women’s Doubles

Ashwini Ponnappa & N.S. Reddy

Mixed Doubles

Pranaav Chopra & N.S. Reddy

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy & Ashwini Ponnappa

Schedule 

Date Category

Player(s)

vs Player(s)

15/10/2019 Men’s Doubles

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy

&

Chirag Shetty

Kim Gi Jung

&

Lee Yong Dae

(South Korea)

Men’s Doubles

Manu Attri

&

B. Sumeeth Reddy

Marcus Ellis

&

Chris Langridge

(England)

Men’s Singles

Lin Dan

(China)

Bhamidipati Sai Praneeth

Men’s Singles

Sitthikom Thammasin (Thailand)

Parupalli Kashyap

Men’s Singles

Anthony Sinisuka Ginting (Indonesia) 

Prannoy Kumar

Women’s Doubles

Mayu Matsumoto 

&

Wakana Nagahara

(Japan)

Ashwini Ponnappa

&

N.S. Reddy

Women’s Singles

Pursala V Sindhu

Gregoria Mariska Tunjung

(Indonesia)

 

16/10/2019 Men’s Singles

Shrikanth Kidambi 

Anders Antonsen

(Denmark)

Men’s Singles

Kanta Tsuneyama

(Japan)

Sameer Verma

Women’s Singles

Sayaka Takahashi

(Japan)

Saina Nehwal

Mixed Doubles

Pranaav Chopra

&

N.S. Reddy

Marvin Seidel

&

Linda Efler

(Germany)

Mixed Doubles

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy

&

Ashwini Ponnappa

Wang Yi Lyu 

&

Huang Dong Ping

(China)

About Denmark Open 2019

The Denmark Open was launched in 1936 under the name International Championships of Denmark. After the Danes participated at various competitions throughout Europe, the Badminton Association of Denmark launched their own tournament to bring international players into their competition. In the first installment of the competition, the Danes won all 5 categories of the competition. Denmark Open is the second oldest tournament in the world that holds a lot of prestige and a staggering prize money that amounts to a total of $ 775,000.

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