India's hopes have dwindled further since both of them were ruled out of the tournament.
Both Saina Nehwal and Malvika Bansod announced not to participate in the trials. Aakarshi and Ashmita Chaliha will now compete for selection in singles.
The Senior Selection Committee of the Badminton Association of India had a virtual meeting on 25 December in which players participating in the trials were selected to select the team for the Asian Championships.
The pair of Satwik and Chirag produced a stellar performance this year, winning two World Tour titles in the form of the Indian Open Super 500 and the French Open Super 750. Since then they have not dropped out of the top 10 rankings.
Satwik-Chirag, who won the French Open 2022 last week, defeated the Chinese Taipei pair 19-21, 21-19 and 21-16 in a 61-minute match to reach the pre-quarterfinals.
Japan Open 2022: Kidambi Srikanth Fails to reach quarter-finals, suffers defeat from Kanta Tsuneyama
Srikanth, who defeated world No. 5 Malaysian Lee Zii Jia on Wednesday, could not continue his good run and went down to the local player and world No. 17 Kanta Tsuneyama.
India's Dhruv Kapila and MR Arjun reached the quarter-finals of the Badminton World Championships by defeating Terry Hee and Loh Kean Hean
BWF World Championships 2022: Saina Nehwal qualifies to the second round after beating Cheung Ngan Yi
Saina Nehwal took just 38 minutes to clear the first match hurdle at the BWF World Badminton Championships 2022 in Tokyo. However, Saina will not have to play in the second round. she will directly play the third round as her second-round opponent Nozomi Okuhara of Japan has withdrawn from the competition.
Indian Players who have medals in World Championships, Asian Games, Commonwealth Games and Olympic Games
Some Indian players who made it possible to win medals on the international stage. Here's the list of them.
As PV Sindhu becomes only the second Indian woman to win the Singapore Open, we take a look at other Indians to win the Super 500 Tournament.