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India Open badminton: B Sai Praneeth out after testing COVID-positive

India Open badminton: B Sai Praneeth out after testing COVID-positive

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Dhruv Rawat has also tested positive. A four-member English contingent also withdrew after Sean Vendy tested positive before travelling to India. World No. 18 B Sai Praneeth has been ruled out of the India Open 2022 badminton tournament after he tested positive for COVID-19. Youngster Dhruv Rawat also returned a positive COVID-19 test and cannot play at the event. Both players were tested before travelling to New Delhi, where the tournament will be held from Tuesday. More pull outs are feared. B Sai Praneeth was seeded second in the men’s singles and was drawn against Spaniard Luis Enrique Penalver in the opening round. Penalver will now get a bye. Former world championship bronze medallist B Sai Praneeth is the second big Indian shuttler to pull out from the India Open after P...