Saina Nehwal to skip Japan Open, PV Sindhu and Kashyap lead India's charge

PV Sindhu will be the lone entry in the women's singles section.

updated: September 05, 2013 20:07 IST
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New Delhi: After guiding her side Hyderabad Hotshots to inaugural Indian Badminton League title, a 'tired' Saina Nehwal has decided to skip Japan Open Super Series tournament as she wants to take proper rest before the European circuit challenge.

In Saina's absence, fast rising shuttler P V Sindhu will represent India as lone singles player in the meet while P Kashyap will spearhead the men's team.

In all, an eight-member team has been selected for the event, starting September 17-22 in Tokyo.

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