Guntur-born Srikanth is seeded No.3 in men’s singles and will open his campaign against local boy Tzu Wei Wang. R.M.V. Gurusaidutt and Ajay Jayaram have got direct entry into the main draw of the tournament.
P.V. Sindhu is the only Indian in the women’s singles main draw and she will start by facing old foe Lindaweni Fanetri of Indonesia in the Round of 32.
No other Indian has got direct entry into the main draw of any other category. However, there are several who will be taking part in the qualifiers.