Saina Nehwal
Saina Nehwal

Paris: Top Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal has been seeded fifth at the French Open Super Series to be played here Oct 21-26.

Saina’s compatriot P.V. Sindhu is the only other Indian to have been seeded, at eighth, at the $250,000 tournament which will be played at the Stade Pierre de Coubertin.

The two leading girls are India’s only representation in the women’s singles main draw while R.M.V. Gurusaitdutt, H.S. Prannoy, Parupalli Kashyap and Kidambi Srikanth have qualified for the men’s singles main draw.

The pairs of Pranaav Chopra-Akshay Dewalkar and Manu Attri-B. Sumeeth Reddy have been listed in the men’s doubles main draw while Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa have qualified for the women’s doubles main draw.

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