Saina Nehwal is the only Indian to have been seeded at the $250,000 India Open Super Series to be held in Delhi from April 1-6.
Saina has been seeded eighth in the draw that was made on Tuesday. She faces an easy opener against Austrian Simone Prutsch in the first round.
World No.1 Li Xuerui of China is the top seed while defending champion and world No.4 Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand has been seeded fourth.
Saina’s compatriot P.V. Sindhu will take on second seed Shixian Wang of China in the opener.
The other Indians in the women’s singles main draw are Tanvi Lad, Trupti Murgunde, P.C. Thulasi, Saili Rane and Arundhati Pantawane.
In men’s singles draw, defending champion and World No.1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia will be the main attraction as the top seed.
The Indians in the main men’s draw are P. Kashyap, Sourabh Varma, R.M.V. Gurusaidutt, B. Sai Praneeth, K. Srikanth, Anand Pawar and H.S. Prannoy.