London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal has the second-highest profits in women’s singles in the first quarter of the brand new badminton season. The 28-yr-antique from Hyderabad, a winner of the Indonesia Masters, a semifinalist at Malaysia Masters, and a quarterfinalist at All England Championship, noticed USD 36,825 added to her career earnings. Reigning All England Champion Chen Yufei (USD 86,325) of China holds the top position within the maximum income listing in women’s singles, even as Chinese Taipei’s world number 1 Tai Tzu Ying is in 1/3 area with an earning of USD 36, a hundred. Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu, who crashed out in the beginning round of the USD a million All England Championship, will wish to improve her standing with a name win at the continuing USD 350,000 India Open and grasp prize money USD 24,500.
In men’s singles, Kento Momota, who cliched the German Open and the All England while finished runner-up at the Indonesia Masters, tops the listing after adding USD ninety-four,550 to his professional income. The next maximum singles earner is Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen with USD forty-four,150. Saina has placed fourth in the HSBC Race to Guangzhou Rankings, at the same time as Axelsen leads the HSBC Race to Guangzhou Rankings, simply beforehand of Momota. The pinnacle eight gamers and pairs on the cease of the season will qualify for the HSBC BWF World Tour Finals in December.
Top 5 earners:
Men’s Singles: 1.Kento Momota US$ ninety-four,550, 2.Viktor Axelsen US$ forty-four, one hundred fifty, 3.Shi Yuqi US$28,575, four.Son Wan Ho US$27,250, five.Anders Antonsen US$27,250. Men’s Doubles: 1.Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan US$ forty-four,850 (every), 2.Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo US$28, one hundred fifty, three.Aaron Chia/Soh Wooi Yik US$20,775, 4.Fajar Alfian/Muhammad Rian Ardianto US$14,850, five.Takeshi Kamura/Keigo Sonoda US$12,387. Women’s Doubles: 1.Chen Qingchen/Jia Yifan US$39,356, 2.Mayu Matsumoto/Wakana Nagahara US$23,450, 3.Yuki Fukushima/Sayaka Hirota US$21,875, four.Misaki Matsutomo/Ayaka Takahashi US$19,625, 5.Greysia Polii/Apriyani Rahayu US$12,768. Mixed Doubles: 1.Zheng Siwei/Huang Yaqiong US$50,825, 2.Yuta Watanabe/Arisa Higashino US$34,318, 3.Dechapol Puavaranukroh/Sapsiree Taerattanachai US$thirteen,825, 4.Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying US$12,450, 5.Tontowi Ahmad US$10,712.