BAI and its think tank re-strategise and invest in a long-term plan, focussing on a wide range of players from different parts of the country.
The Hyderabad shuttler dished out another gritty show on Tuesday as she recovered from 4-7 to turn the tables at 12-11 just after the interval.
Sindhu being the only Indian in fray now, it remains to be seen if the former world champion is able to make it all the way in the last event before the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
The seventh-seeded Sindhu took close to an hour to knock out China's He Bing Jiao 21-13 17-21 21-15 and move to the second round.
Sindhu, a former world champion, dished out a fine performance to outwit Thailand's world number 10 Pornpawee Chochuwong while Saina went down fighting against American Iris Wang.
Saina Nehwal cried foul when the Commonwealth and Asian Games trials were announced. She criticised the timing and selection policy and did not participate in it.
The BAI had announced selection trials from April 15 to April 20 with Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu qualifying directly on account of being ranked within the top 15.
As per BAI selection policy, it is mandatory for Saina, who’s World No 23, to take part in order to have any chance of selection.
Saina Nehwal, a two-time CWG gold medallist and 2012 London Olympics bronze medallist, has informed the BAI about her decision to skip the trial.
The 23rd-ranked Indian could not maintain the consistency she showed in the first game to lose 21-17, 13-21, 13-21 against her 64th-ranked opponent on Thursday night.
Lakshya Sen has been operating with new-found verve in recent times, accounting for some big names in the world of badminton in the process.
Antonsen is a two-time medallist at World Championships in 2019 Basel and 2021 Huelva. World no 7 Sindhu, however, made an early exit after going down 19-21 21-16 17-21 to left-handed Takahashi.
The two-time Olympic medalist PV Sindhu defeated Wang Zhi Yi of China 21-18, 21-13 in her first-round match that lasted for 42 minutes.
The biopic, titled "Saina", will be directed by Amol Gupte, who has helmed movies such as "Stanley Ka Dabba" and "Hawa Hawaai".
After much anticipation, the makers of the Saina Nehwal biopic have released Shraddha Kapoor's first look, showcasing her transformation into the ace badminton player.
After Saina Nehwal became the first Indian after Syed Modi 36 years ago, PV Sindhu reached the mark soon after.
Asian Games 2018: Badminton star Saina Nehwal storms into semis with win over Ratchanok Intanon
Saina Nehwal registered a thumping 21-18, 21-16 straight games victory over Ratchanok Intanon in a match that lasted 42 minutes.
Atmosphere at badminton courts in Indonesia has been surreal with fans singing non-stop.
The Fit India movement was initiated by Prime Minister Modi in March, which has been gaining momentum since then.
It has been a while since PV Sindhu displaced Saina Nehwal as the reigning queen of badminton in India.