Top national shuttlers -- Saina
Nehwal, Jwala Gutta, P V Sindhu, Arvind Bhat and Chetan Anand
-- will not take part in the NSCI All India Senior Ranking
Badminton Tournament to be held here from August 27-31.
India`s Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa lost 14-21, 16-21 to Chinese fifth-seeded pair of Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei in the women`s doubles semi-final of the World Badminton Championship to settle for a bronze medal.
Saina Nehwal suffered a shock defeat but a determined India rode on P Kashyap and pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa`s stunning wins to enter the quarterfinals of the Sudirman Cup with a 3-2 victory over Thailand.
Indian challenge ended in the Korean Open after the women`s doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa lost their quarterfinal match to eighth seeds Qing Tian and Yunlei Zhao in the Super Series tournament in Seoul.