Next to Covid Positives, Now Injuries hit Thailand Open 2020. Lakshya Sen, India and Nitchaon Jindapol, Thailand miss both Thailand BWF World Tour Tournaments

by BadmintonScholar


Posted on Wed Jan 06 2021


Next to Covid Positives, Now Injuries hit Thailand Open 2020. Lakshya Sen, India and  Nitchaon Jindapol, Thailand miss both Thailand BWF World Tour Tournaments

“Lakshya sprained his back a few days back. He consulted the doctor yesterday. Though it doesn’t look serious, he has been advised a few weeks rest before resume training,” an official at the Prakash Padukone Badminton AcademyBangalore, India, Lakshya Sen’s training Centre. And he added "He will miss the two Thailand Open events this month, but we are confident that Lakshya will be back for future competitions.”

Women’s singles as Thailand's hope Nitchaon Jindapol was injured and withdrawn during training last week. Jindapol will miss both the YONEX Thailand Open and the TOYOTA Thailand Open.

Earlier, Japan’s men’s singles world No.1 Kento Momota and Indonesian Men's doubles world no. 1 Kevin Sanjaya sukamuljo tests positive and pulled off from both Thailand Opens. Next to Covid Positives, now Injuries hit Yonex Thailand Open 2020. Lakshya Sen, India and  Nitchaon Jindapol, Thailand miss both Thailand BWF World Tour Tournaments.

Sen played more tournaments in the Junior and Senior circuits during the last two years and climbed fair growth in the World ranking. It would be a great opportunity for World Rank 27 player to face Kento Momota or Ginting in this tournament. Even though Sen yet to perform better in the World Tour competitions, his wins over Asian Games gold medallist Jonathan Christie at Badminton Asia Team Championship and former world champion Viktor Axelsen of Denmark at the All England Championships made him a promising upcoming international player.


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