17-22 September 2019 The draw is already out, three weeks ahead to third Super 1000 event in 2019. Three notable top guns, Viktor Axelsen, Shi Yu Qi and three-time World Champion Carolina Marin are expected to return in this star-studded event. DRAW : - https://extranet.bwfbadminton.com/d...DRAW _Updated Tuesday, 27th August 2019_.XLSX - https://bwf.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/draws.aspx?id=DF741C60-B3F8-4377-834F-D8376E7B53DC MEN'S SINGLES Two-time World Champion Kento Momota has local superstar Lin Dan in opening round to progress. An unfavourable draw for Lin who needs many ranking point for his Tokyo 2020 ambition. Top echelon players, Danish ace Axelsen, Asian Games Champion Jonatan Christie and reigning Olympic Champion also occupy top section of draw. Home leading man Shi YQ who's doubted about his fully recovery after underwent surgery last month will find Indian challenger in last sixteen, Basel world meet bronze medalist or Srikanth Kidambi. Defending champion Anthony Ginting must face Japan resilient obstacle Kenta Nishimoto at first round. Second seed Chou Tien Chen should be wary to his second round rival Kantaphon Wangcharoen before likely set up a meeting with Basel runner-up Anders Antonsen in last eight. WOMEN'S SINGLES A premature big match will pit the Olympic Champion Carolina Marin versus former world champion Nozomi Okuhara. Marin had missed the competition eight months and she also taking part in Vietnam Open Super 100 prior to Changzhou. The possible showdown between Akane Yamaguchi against Ratchanok Intanon will be one of most anticipated match in quarters. On bottom-half draw, newly crowned World Champion Pusarla Sindhu has big chance to meet home favourite Chen Yu Fei in last eight while Tai Tzu Ying is slated to face Saina Nehwal at same round. DOUBLES CATEGORIES World number one pair Gideon/Sukamuljo will take on tricky opponents very early, Hoki/Kobayashi who managed silver medal in Basel couple of days ago then Korean combination Choi SG/Seo SJ or 2014 World Champion Ko SH/Shin BC at last sixteen. World Champions Ahsan/Setiawan are drawn at lower half draw alongside with Li JH/Liu YC, Endo/Watanabe and title-holders Astrup/Rasmussen Women's doubles top-seed Matsumoto/Nagahara and Chen QC/Jia YF become pre tournament favourites who will meet in semifinal with Korean dangerous duo Kim SY/Kim HE may derail the plot. Second seed Matsutomo/Takahashi must be alert for their opening round test, Li WM/Zheng Y. The lethal mixed doubles combination Zheng SW/Huang YQ are scheduled to face Jordan/Oktavianti in quarterfinal then oppossing either Watanabe/Higashino or Korean lefthanders Seo SJ/Chae YJ in semis. More complicated scenario in bottom half section, Wang YL/Huang DP once again occupy have opportunity to meet nemesis Puavaranukroh/Taerattanchai. 5th seed Chan PS/Goh LY will be challenged by Korean independent pair Ko SH/Eom HW at first, the Korean independent pair bagged two Super 100 titles currently, Canada Open and Akita Masters.