PV SIndhu's stiffest test in Group A will come from Japan's Akane Yamaguchi, Kidambi Srikanth will have open his campaign against World No.1 Viktor Axelsen.
After the high of Rio Olympics last year, Sindhu continued her rampaging run this season clinching the India Open Super Series and Korea Open Super Series, besides bagging the silver at Glasgow World Championship and finishing as runners-up at Hong Kong Open last month.
Kidambi Srikanth admitted he has had a fantastic six to seven months but he is not letting success get to his head.
Gopichand termed Kidami Srikanth's feat of four Super Series titles as 'phenomenal'.
Criticised by shuttlers and coaches worldwide, including India, for controversial decisions by service judges, BWF will now start the testing in prestigious tournaments.
Ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth, who won four Super Series titles this year, bagged the Sportsman of the Year award at the inaugural edition of Indian Sports Honours.
PV Sindhu on Saturday defeated Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon in the semi-final to set up summit clash with World No.1 Tai Tzu Ying in the Hong Kong Open Superseries
Hong Kong Open Superseries final highlights: PV Sindhu fought hard but could not settle in the game as Tai Tzu Ying played brilliantly and bagged the Hong Kong Open title.
Sindhu registered her second loss in the four finals this season.
Second seed Sindhu outplayed the fifth seed Japanese shuttler 21-12, 21-19 in a match which lasted 37 minutes.