The world federation for badminton has changed the dates as per a revised schedule.
The India Open badminton tournament will be held from January 30 to February 4 in New Delhi as per the remodelled schedule released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). India's premier badminton tournament was earlier scheduled for the March-April slot. The India Open will be played at New Delhi's Siri Fort Indoor Stadium. As per the BWF's schedule, the season kick will off on January 9 with the Thailand Masters in Bangkok and conclude with the $1.5 million BWF World Tour Finals, scheduled from December 12 to 16 in Guangzhou.
On Monday, the BWF remodelled the year's schedule by replacing the Super Series and Grand Prix events by introducing a five-level World Tour in Guangzhou, China. The tournament will be valid from 2018 to 2021.