Saina has got a bye in the opening round and will take on the winner of the match between Switzerland's Sabrina Jaquet and Ukraine's Natalya Voytsekh with a potential clash against Korea's second seed Sung Ji Hyun for a place in the pre-quarterfinals.
The 24-year-old Srikanth said he doesn't think much about his opponents as he believes it is all about how he conducts himself during the match.
Twelve Indian male badminton players are currently ranked in the top 100, with seven in the top 50.
Olympic medallists PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal will play in the World Championships in Glasgow, beginning August 21.
Following her success in the Olympics last year, N Chandrababu Naidu had announced a cash reward of Rs 3 crore, a residential plot in Amaravati and Group-I officer's job to Sindhu.
Viktor Axelsen, who won a bronze on home soil three years ago, said he will keep chasing his dream of winning the gold at World Championship.
Kidambi Srikanth, who has been in rampaging form with back-to-back titles at Indonesia and Australia, is seeded eighth.
Sourabh Verma also reached the quarters after emerging victorious in an all-Indian pre-quarterfinal battle against Parupalli Kashyap.
Shuttlers HS Prannoy and Parupalli Kashyap entered the pre-quarterfinals of the New Zealand Grand Prix Gold.
HS Prannoy will cross swords with Indonesia's Firman Abdul Kholik and Kashyap will square off against local shuttler Oscar Guo on Wednesday.
This wasn't the first time the 33-year-old has taken on a troll. Jwala is among the few Indian athletes who speaks her mind and doesn't shy away from taking a position on issues that make headlines.
HS Prannoy notched up a thrilling three-game win over Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap in an all-Indian final to clinch the USD 120,000 US Open Grand Prix Gold
On a comeback trail, Kashyap reached his first semifinals of an international event in seven months after defeating compatriot Sameer Verma 21-13, 21-16 in 40 minutes.
Second-seed Prannoy squandered an opening game advantage to go down 21-17, 14-21, 13-21, to ninth seed Jeon Hyeok Jin of Korea.
Parupalli Kashyap requested External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Sports Minister Vijay Goel to look into the matter.
Kidambi Srikanth has now trained his eyes on the prestigious World Championship crown and said he will play to win at the World Championship in August.
Srikanth, who bounced back from an ankle injury, expressed happiness over his success in the last few weeks.