Her first-round opponent will be Indonesian world No.33 Putri Kusuma Wardani.
This marks Okuhara’s return to a Super 500 event after January’s Indonesia Masters, where she lost her opening round match in three games to He Bing Jiao.
In 2018, Okuhara defeated Ratchanok Intanon 21-19 24 22 in the final to win her only Hong Kong Open title.
The following players have also been promoted to the main draw.
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VICTOR Hong Kong Open 2023 starts tomorrow, with the first qualification match scheduled at 9am Kuala Lumpur time (UTC +8).
Fun fact: Okuhara also finished runner-up in 2014 and 2015.