The men’s singles final of the Syed Modi India International Badminton Tournament here on Sunday was declared a ‘No Match’ as one of the finalists tested positive for COVID-19. An all-French clash was scheduled between Arnold Merkel and Lucas Clarebout. “Syed Modi India International 2022 Men’s Singles Final has been declared ‘No Match’. The BWF could confirm one of the finalists tested positive for Covid-19 this morning, “the Badminton World Federation said in a statement.
“Other finalists are considered close contacts and have been withdrawn. Details of the winning status, world ranking points and prize money will be announced in due course. Today’s other four finals will go ahead as scheduled, “the BWF added.
Top-ranked PV Sindhu will play in the women’s singles final against fellow Indian Malvika Bansod at the end of the day.