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Thailand Open: Team India shuttlers leave for first tournament of 2021

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Yonex Thailand Open 2021 Team India

After months of no proper sporting action in badminton, the year 2021 will start with Thailand Open. With tournament preparations on and keeping COVID-19 guidelines in mind, Team India have left for Bangkok en route Dubai from Hyderabad.

The 2021 Thailand Open Badminton is all set to take place from 19 to 24 January 2021. The tournament will take place at the Impact Arena in Thailand. However, the tournament has received its biggest blow as Worlds number 1 ranked player Kento Momota has tested positive for COVID.

Hence keeping that in mind Japan has decided to not send any Japanese players for Thailand Open. Everything you need to know about the Thailand Super 1000 such as Thailand Open 2021 live stream, where to watch details, fixtures, TV schedule and more.

Points Distribution

Thailand Open is a part of BWF world tours hence each tournament gives points on the basis of the position the player ends up in after the tournament. The list of point distribution for Thailand Open 2021 is as follows.


Prize Money

The total prize money for this tournament is US$1,000,00. The list of prize money breakout is as follows.

EventWinnerFinalsSemi-finalsQuarter-finalsLast 16Last 32

Thailand Open 2021 Fixtures

Men’s Singles

Japanese and Chinese players have withdrawn from the tournament

Section 1First RoundK Momota vs K Watanabe (Cancelled)
Section 1First RoundS H Rhustavito vs K Phetpradab
Section 1First RoundA S Ginting vs So Verma
Section 1First RoundM Caljouw vs Lee C Y
Section 2First RoundA Antonsen vs T Saensomboonsuk
Section 2First RoundS Kidambi vs S Thammasin
Section 2First RoundLee Z J vs Sa Verma
Section 2First RoundParupalli K vs R Gemke
Section 3First RoundLiew D vs B. Sai Praneeth
Section 3First RoundPrannoy K vs J Christie
Section 3First RoundLoh KY vs K Vitidsarn
Section 3First RoundK Nishimoto vs V Axelsen (Cancelled)
Section 4First RoundHeo K-h vs Wang T-w
Section 4First RoundK Wangcharoen vs Ng K L
Section 4First RoundB Leverdez vs K Tsuneyama (Cancelled)
Section 4First RoundL Sen vs Chou T-c
Women’s Single
Section 1First RoundTai T-y vs S Katethong
Section 1First RoundG M Tunjung vs N Jindapol
Section 1First RoundM Li vs Cheung N Y
Section 1First RoundI Wang vs Kim G-e
Section 2First RoundR Intanon vs S Nehwal
Section 2First RoundSung J-h vs S Cheah S Y
Section 2First RoundP.V. Sindhu vs B Ongbamrungphan
Section 2First RoundThet Htar T vs A Ohori (Cancelled)
Section 3First RoundL Kjaersfeldt vs m Blichfeldt
Section 3First RoundQi XF vs C Marin
Section 3First RoundS Jaquet vs N Yigit
Section 3First RoundY Li vs N Okuhara (Cancelled )
Section 4First RoundR Hartawan vs Yeo J M
Section 4First RoundP Chaiwan vs An S-y
Section 4First RoundE Kosetskaya vs S Takahashi (Cancelled)
Section 4First RoundP Chochuwong vs A Yamaguchi (Cancelled)

Current world champion PV Sindhu will take on Denmark shuttler Mia Blichfeld while India’s popular badminton player Saina Nehwal will go against world No. 4 Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the women’s singles first round at the Yonex Thailand Open 2021.

Where to Watch Thailand Open 2021 Live Telecast in India?

As of now, there is no live telecast information for the Thailand Open 2021 but it is expected that Sony Sports may broadcast the competition in India.

Thailand Open 2021 Live Stream Details

Badminton fans can watch Thailand Open 2021 live streaming on Shuttle Live channel on. We will post YouTube Live link on Spotik