Saina Nehwal will look forward to improve her ranking in the China Open Super Series premier badminton event to be held in Shanghai from November 12 to 17.
The world number seven woman shuttler, who has been troubled by injuries this year, will meet a qualifier in the opening round. Arundhati Pantwane is the other woman player in the squad.
The squads: China Open: Men: P. Kashyap, Ajay Jayaram, Manu Atri, Sumeeth Reddy, Anand Pawar.
Women: Saina Nehwal, Arundhati Pantwane.
Hong Kong Open: Men: P. Kashyap, Ajay Jayaram, Manu Atri, Sumeeth Reddy, K. Srikanth, Pranav Jerry Chopra, Akshay Dewalkar, Tarun Kona, Anand Pawar.
Women: Saina Nehwal, P. V. Sindhu, Ashwini Ponnappa.
Macau Open: Men: Tarun Kona, B. Saipraneeth, R.M.V. Gurusaidutt, H.S. Prannoy, Sourabh Verma, Anand Pawar; Women: P.V. Sindhu, Ashwini Ponnappa, P.C. Thulasi, Sayali Ghokale. Coaches: Madhumita Bisht, Dwi Kristiawan. — Special Correspondent