After recording an emphatic 5-0 win in their first group match of the Uber Cup 2016 against Australia on Monday, Indian female shuttlers will be keen on impressing in their second group match against Germany on Tuesday.
2016 Rio Olympics-bound Saina Nehwal, Jwala Gutta and PV Sindhu will be seen in action once again at the Kunshan Sports Centre in China. India have been pitted in Group D, comprising Japan, Australia, and Germany, in the prestigious women's badminton competition.
A total of five matches will be held -- three singles and two doubles -- during the session. The Indian team, seeded fifth in the Uber tournament this time around, had won a bronze medal in the last edition at Siri Fort Sports Complex, New Delhi.
The top two teams from the four groups qualify to the quarter finals of the tournament.
Squads: India - Ruthvika Gadde, Jwala Gutta, Maneesha K, Tanvi Lad, Saina Nehwal, Sikki Reddy, Ashwini Ponnappa, P Chandrika, PV Sindhu.
Germany - Barbara B, Fabienne D, Linda Efler, Luise Heim, Isabel H, Eva Jannsens, Lara K, Jennifer Karnott, Yvonne Li, Franziska V.
Meanwhile, in the Thomas Cup 2016, the Indian male shuttlers will take on Hong Kong on Tuesday. The Indian team are seeded seventh in the competition this time around. The India men's badminton team, featuring the likes of Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy, who will be plying their trade in the 2016 Rio Olympics, lost to Thailand on Sunday with a 2-3 result.
Hong Kong, on their part, were thrashed 5-0 by Indonesia in their Group B Thomas Cup 2016 game.
Squads: India - Manu Attri, Sai Praneeth, Sumeeth Reddy, Akshay Dewalkar, Ajay Jayaram, Satwiksairaj R, Chirag Shetty, Sameer Verma, Sourabh Verma.
Hong Kong - Chan Kit, Hu Yun, Law Him, Lee Chun Hei, Ng Ka Long, Chin Chung, Tang Chun Man, Wei Nan, Wong Wing, Yeung Choi.
Where to watch live
In India, the matches will be broadcast on Star Sports 2/HD 2. While the Thomas Cup 2016 match for India is expected to start at 8:30 a.m. local time (6 a.m. IST), the Uber Cup 2016 match for India is expected at 1:30 p.m. local time (11 p.m. IST) on May 17.
The live scores of the matches can also be found HERE.