Race to Superseries Finals heats up
The top badminton players in the world will be vying for a share of the $1 million prize pool at the season-ending Dubai World Superseries Finals 2016 that takes place from December 14-18 at the Hamdan Sports Complex. Thailand’s Ratanchok Inanton and India’s Saina Nehwal have struggled after early exits from Rio 2016 but are still within the top 10 in the women’s rankings. Chinese Taipei’s 2014 Superseries winner Tai Tzu Ying (pictured) said: “I really hope I can do it again this year. I should qualify based on my ranking now, but I will continue working hard to make sure I get there.” In the men’s category three Danes – Jan O Jorgensen, HansKristian Vittinghus and Victor Axelsen – are in the top 10 while China’s Olympic and world champion Chen Long will get a wild card entry for the event.