PV Sindhu suffered a 21-16, 16-21, 19-21 loss to Japan's Sayaka Takahashi to crash out of the Indonesia Masters
PV Sindhu's poor form continued as she crashed out of the Malaysia Masters in the quarter-finals.
Malaysia Masters: PV Sindhu will take on World No. 1 Tai Tzu Ying, while Saina Nehwal will be up against Olympic champion Carolina Marin in the quarter-finals.
Kidambi Srikanth crashed out in the first round of Malaysia Masters on Wednesday.
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty crashed out in the first round as Indian shuttlers got off to a poor start at Malaysia Masters on Tuesday.
PV Sindhu won the World Championships in Basel last year, but made early exits in the rest of the season, including failing to defend her World Tour Finals crown in December.
PV Sindhu claimed India's first ever World Championships gold in 2019 but she made early exits from a series of tournaments the rest of the season.
PV Sindhu recorded a consolation win over He Bingjiao to end her campaign on a positive note at the BWF World Tour Final on Friday.
BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu was knocked out after she squandered a game advantage to lose yet again in a one-hour and 12 minute match.
PV Sindhu seemed in control in the first half of the match but a rearguard action by Akane Yamaguchi saw her outwit the Indian with her athleticism and accuracy.
PV Sindhu has been placed in Group A alongside Chinese duo of Chen Yu Fei and He Bing Jiao, and Japan's Akane Yamaguchi.
PV Sindhu is the lowest ranked player in the fray for the 2019 BWF World Tour Finals but made it through because of her World Championship title.
PV Sindhu was retained by Hyderabad Hunters for Rs 77 lakh in the auction for the fifth season of the Premier Badminton League.
Saina Nehwal pulled out at the last moment to take some sheen off the Syed Modi International, beginning in Lucknow on Tuesday.
Hong Kong Open: Kidambi Srikanth defeated compatriot Sourabh Verma 21-11 15-21 21-19 in the second round to enter the quarterfinals for the first time in seven months.
Pullela Gopichand said that the crammed schedule is making life difficult for shuttlers as there is Olympic qualification at stake also besides taking part in the mandatory meets.
PV Sindhu crashed out of the China Open Super 750 in first round after losing to Pai Yu Po.
PV Sindhu will begin her campaign against Germany's Yvonne Li, while Saina Nehwal will take on China's Cai Yan Yan in the first round.