India's top shuttler Parupalli Kashyap will open his campaign against former world and
Olympic champion Taufik Hidayat in the Japan Super Series which gets underway with the qualifiers at Tokyo on Tuesday.
The London Olympics quarterfinalist, Kashyap had lost to compariot RMV Gurusaidutt in the second round of the China Masters last week.
The Commonwealth bronze medallist Indian has never won against the current world number 12 from Indonesia but the last time they faced off was during the India Open in April last year at the Siri Fort Complex here.
Gaint killer P V Sindhu, who created a flutter with a stunning win over Olympic champion Li Xuerui in China Masters, will face local player Kaori Imabeppu in her opening match.
Among other Indians, Anand Pawar will be up against world number one Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, while Ajay Jayaram will clash with a qualifier in the men's main draw which starts
Guru, who reached the quarterfinals in China Masters, will lock horns with fourth seed Sho Sasaki of Japan.
In men's doubles, Pranaav Chopra and Akshay Dewalkar will face off eighth seed Thien How Hoon and Wee Kiong Tan of Malaysia.
Tarun Kona and Arun Vishnu will meet fifth seed Naoki Kawamae and Shoji Sato of Japan.
In mixed doubles, Tarun and Ashwini Ponnappa will take on Japanese pair of Noriyasu Hirata and Miyuki Maeda.
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Krrish Delhi Smashers icon player Jwala Gutta appeared visibly livid after she was peppered with some lewd comments from the fans during her tie against Banga Beats in the Indian Badminton league at the Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium here late Sunday night.
England had to settled for a 3-0 victory in the Ashes series against Australia after the fifth and final Test ended in a thrilling draw at The Oval here.
Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar was offered cash to lose the 2010 world championship final.
The Hyderabad Hotshots defeated the Mumbai Masters 3-2 in the Indian Badminton League (IBL) tie to top the points table at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex.
Manchester United have reportedly enquired about the availability of Chelsea's Juan Mata.
Awadhe Warriors won their first tie of the Indian Badminton League (IBL) in style by drubbing Krrish Delhi Smashers 4-1 at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex.
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Kevin Stadler teed off just after breakfast and finished right before dinner. It took him nearly 11 hours to complete a 7-under 64 at Liberty National, his lowest score on the PGA Tour since the first week of February.