The coveted Madrid Masters returns after a-year long wait. The 2023 Spain Masters is the ninth tournament of the 2023 BWF World Tour and is also part of the Spain Masters championship, which is being played since 2018. This tournament is organized by the Spanish Badminton Federation and has been sanctioned by the BWF.
India’s marquee players, PV Sindhu, Srikanth Kidambi and Sameer Verma are a part of the singles category at the Madrid Spain Masters 2023. Commonwealth champions Lakshya Sen and HS Prannoy have however decided to opt out of the tournament. Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal will also miss the tournament.
What is the format of the Spain Madrid Masters 2023?
The qualification round kicked off from Tuesday, March 28. The Round 2 of the ongoing tournament begins on Thursday, March 30, with the quarterfinals scheduled for March 31 (Friday). The semifinals will take place on Saturday, April 1 with the final set to take place on April 2 (Sunday).
What are the fixtures for the Indian team at the Spain Madrid Masters 2023?
Round 2 fixtures for India Men’s Singles:
Kidambi Srikanth vs Sai Praneeth - 1:40 PM IST on March 30
Kiran George vs Magnus Johannesen - 2:50 PM IST on March 30
Priyanshu Rajawat vs Christo Popov - 3:40 PM IST on March 30
Sameer Verma vs Kanta Tsuneyama - 4:10 PM IST on March 30
Round 2 fixtures for India Women’s Singles:
Akarshi Kashyap vs Natsuki Nidaira - 7:10 PM IST on March 30
Ashmita Chaliha vs Yeo Jia Min - 5:00 PM IST on March 30
PV Sindhu vs P.K Wardani - 3:05 PM IST on March 30
Malvika Bansod vs Carolina Marin - 7:05 PM IST on March 30
Round 2 fixtures for India Men’s Doubles:
Dhruv Kapila/ MR Arjun vs Shuntaro Mezaki/Haruya Nishida - 5:00 PM IST on March 30.
Round 2 fixtures for India Women’s Doubles:
Sikki Reddy/Arathi Sara Sunil vs Rui Hirakomi/Yuna Kato - 5:10 PM IST March 30.
Where will the Spain Madrid Masters take place?
The Spain Madrid Masters will take place at the Centro Deportivo Municipal Gallur Stadium in Madrid, Spain.
Where can one watch the Spain Madrid Masters in India?
The Spain Madrid Masters will be telecasted on the Sports18 channel on TV.
Where can one live-stream Spain Madrid Masters in India?
Spain Madrid Masters will be live-streamed on the Official BWF YouTube channel.