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Prannoy, Kashyap give US Open a miss, Jayaram to lead Indian challenge

Press Trust of India  |  Fullerton (US) 

Indian shuttler will lead the Indian challenge at the in the absence of defending champion HS and last year's finalist Kashyap in the World Tour Super 300 tournament starting here tomorrow.

World No 8 has decided to skip the event to be in best shape for the upcoming hectic schedule including the USD 700,000 Malaysia Open, USD 1,250,000 Indonesia Open, and

"I am not playing I haven't decided what events I will play," he said.

Kashyap, on the other hand, is recovering from a stress fracture on his shin that he suffered after in February.

"Just after Orleans GP it got aggravated and I had to stop playing. I was back on court a few weeks back. I hope to play in Thailand," Kashyap told

Jayaram, who is on a comeback trail since recovering from a hamstring that took nearly eight months to heal, will eye a good outing when he begins his campaign against a here.

In the women's singles competition, Anura Prabhudesai will fight it out with Canada's and Vaishnavi Reddy Jakka meets second seeded Japanese

In men's doubles category, second seeded Indian pair of Attri Manu and B Sumeeth Reddy will be in action.

In the qualifiers here, K will face Canada's in men's singles. He will pair up with his men's doubles partner to take on the local combine of and

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First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 15:26 IST