NEW DELHI, Jan 25: The men’s singles finalists at the Syed Modi International badminton event will share the prize money after the title clash was declared a “no match” with one of the players testing positive for COVID-19.
“The two men’s singles finalists at the Syed Modi India International 2022 will receive finalist World Ranking points and an equal share of the prize money.
“The men’s singles final was declared ‘No Match’ after one of the finalists tested positive for COVID-19 and the other finalist was deemed a close contact,” said BWF in a statement on Tuesday.
The all-French final between Arnaud Merkle and Lucas Claerbout was scheduled on Sunday.
Indian star P V Sindhu had won the women’s singles title beating compatriot Malvika Bansod. (PTI)