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Singapore Open 2022: Seeded players, schedule, Indians in action and all you need to know

Being the second last tournament before the Birmingham Commonwealth Games, the shuttler will be eager to take part in the event and get the desired momentum before the mega event.

Ritesh Pathak Author

Updated - 12 July 2022 2:31 pm

After successful completion of the Malaysian Open and Malaysian Masters, the 2022 BWF World Tour now moves to Singapore for the 2022 Singapore Open scheduled to take place from 12-17 July. The BWF Super 500 tournament is all set to feature top shuttlers from around the globe including India’s ace shuttlers PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth.

Returning to the BWF World tour after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Singapore Open will be held at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore. The six-day tournament will start with the qualification and first-round matches on July 12 and July 13 followed by the second round, quarterfinals, and semifinal with the final concluding the badminton tournament on Sunday (July 17).

Being the second last tournament before the Birmingham Commonwealth Games, the shuttler will be eager to take part in the event and get the desired momentum before the mega event. A total of 88 singles players and 108 doubles teams from across the globe, including as many as 12 singles players and 8 doubles pairs from India will be in action at the event.

So, with the tournament all set to kick off on Tuesday, here is everything you need to know about 2022 Singapore Open

Tournament details

Date: 12-17 July 2022
Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore
Rounds: Five (R32, R16, Quarterfinals, Semifinals, Finals)
Total Entries: 339
Total Players: 427
Prize Money: USD 370,000

Schedule

1st Round (R32): 12, 13 July
2nd Round (R16): 14 July
3rd Round (Quarterfinals): 15 July
4th Round (Semifinals): 16 July
5th Round (Finals): 17 July

Seeded Entries

Men’s Singles

1. Viktor Axelsen (Pulled out)
2. Anders Antonsen
3. Chou Tien Chen
4. Anthony Sinisuka Ginting
5. Jonathan Christie
6. Loh Kean Yew
7. KKidambi Srikanth
8. NG Ka Long Angus

Women’s Singles

1. Tai Tzu Ying
2. Chen Yu Fei
3. PV Sindhu
4. Ratchanok Intanon
5. He Bing Jiao
6. Pornpawee Chochuwong
7. Busanan Ongbamrungphan
8. Michelle Li

Indians in action

Indian shuttlers will be led by two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu and in-form HS Prannoy at the Singapore Open Super 500 Tournament beginning on Tuesday. Sindhu (3) and Kidambi Srikanth (7), who are the only seeded Indians in the main draw of the men’s and women’s singles competition, have been handed easy draws.
While World No. 7 Sindhu, who will open her campaign against lowly-ranked Lianne Tan of Belgium, Srikanth opens his campaign against a qualifier.

Veteran shuttler Saina Nehwal will begin her campaign against compatriot Malvika Bansod while HS Prannoy opens his campaign against Thailand’s Sitthikom Thammasin. P Kashyap will have the tough challenge of fifth seed Jonatan Christie in his first round. There will also be Sameer Verma who will take on China’s unseeded Li Shi Feng in the first round.

Where to watch Singapore Open 2022?

The Singapore Open 2022 will be broadcast live on Voot Select and also on BWF’s official Youtube channel BWF TV. Fans can also catch timely updates on www.sportstiger.com.

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