The seventh tournament of the BWF World Tour 2021, the Hylo Open is all set to get underway at the Saarlandhalle in Saarbrücken, Germany. Previously known as the SaarLorLux Open, the marquee tournament will witness the likes of Chou Tien-Chen and Lee Zii Jia fight it out in the men’s singles.
Tournament: Hylo Open 2021
Date: 2 to 7th November
Entries: 32 in each category
Venue: Paris, France
Prize Money: USD 320,000
Top seed in Men’s singles
Chou Tien Chen
Lee Zii Jia
Ng Ka Long
Wang Tzu Wei
Top seeds in Women’s singles
In the women’s singles, Thai shuttlers Ratchanok Intanon and Pornpawee Chochuwong are the top two seeds. Former Commonwealth Games champion Michelle Li is seeded third followed by Busanan Ongbamrungphan and Gregoria Mariska Tunjung. Mia Blichfeldt is the big gun who withdrew from the tournament in the eleventh hour.
The absence of big names has sprung the women’s singles title race wide open at the Super 500 tournament. The French Open 2021 runners up Chen seems to be the front runner for the time being. Kidambi Srikanth could emerge as a dark horse with the door wide ajar for the title.
First Quarterfinal Prediction: Chou Tien Chen vs Rasmus Gemke
Second Quarterfinal Prediction: Lakshya Sen vs Lee Cheuk Yiu
Third Quarterfinal Prediction: Kidambi Srikanth vs Ng Ka Long
Fourth Quarterfinal Prediction: Kantaphon Wangcharoen vs Lee Zii Jia
The withdrawal of Tokyo 2020 Gold medallist Tzu-Ying has sprung the women’s singles title race wide open at the Super 750 tournament. Denmark Open champion Yamaguchi and Sindhu seem to be front runners for the time being. Se-young could emerge as a dark horse with the door wide ajar for the title.
First Quarterfinal Prediction: Ratchanok Intanon vs Gregoria Mariska Tunjung
Second Quarterfinal Prediction: Michelle Li vs Aliye Demirbağ
Third Quarterfinal Prediction: Busanan Ongbamrungphan vs Jordan Hart
Fourth Quarterfinal Prediction: Yvonne Li vs Pornpawee Chochuwong
Hylo Open 2021 Live Stream
The Hylo Open 2021 live stream will be telecasted on the Star Sports 3 TV channel in India. Hylo Open 2021 live streaming will also be available on the Disney+Hotstar website and app. For the residents of other nations, they enjoy the Hylo Open 2021 live streaming on the BWF TV Youtube Channel.
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