Eurosport- Warner Bros, Discovery has announced the acquisition of exclusive broadcast rights for the India Open- BWF Super 750 tournaments on Thursday. India Open has been promoted to Super 750 from Super 500 and will be in effect from the 2023 season.
It is the country’s first-ever Super 750 badminton tournament on the BWF World Tour. This tournament will see the world’s top Shuttlers compete at K. D. Jadhav Indoor Hall, New Delhi. It includes a prize pool of USD 8,50,000.
The event starts on January 17, 2023, and viewers can catch all the LIVE action on Eurosport India.
Birmingham CWG gold medalist, Lakshya Sen will lead the Indian contingent in the men’s singles. On the other hand, two-time Olympic medalist P.V. Sindhu will lead the side in the women’s singles. The star Indian badminton duo Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will look to defend their title in the men’s double.
Ruchir Jain, Head of Distribution, Eurosport, South Asia, Warner Bros. Discovery said:
“Eurosport continues to pride itself in bringing world-class live sporting action to fans across India and we are thrilled to add the BWF Yonex Sunrise Indian Open to our 2023 offering. This year’s tournament has a cracking draw befitting of a Super 750 tournament that is sure to deepen the nation’s love for the sport – we look forward to all the action and excitement.”
BWF India Open 2023, will see top international players in the men’s, women’s & mixed doubles categories. Among the top global shuttlers, Olympic Viktor Axelsen of Denmark and world champion Akane Yamaguchi of Japan will also be present in the national capital.
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