Tickets to see the world’s best badminton players in Glasgow this month are already selling fast.

The TOTAL BWF World Championships will showcase only the top-ranked singles and doubles players in the world.

The the knock-out tournament will welcome multiple Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth champions to the Emirates Arena from August 21 to 27.

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“Our preparations are going well and tickets are selling fast, so I’d encourage you to book your seats as soon as possible,” said BADMINTONscotland’s Chief Executive, Anne Smillie.

British players taking to the courts include: Olympic bronze medallists Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge, Commonwealth and European gold medallists Chris and Gaby Adcock, and Scotland’s very own Commonwealth and two-time European silver medallist Kirsty Gilmour.

There will also be the chance to see badminton “royalty”, with world number two Lee Chong Wei, five-time World Champion Lin Dan, two-time World Champion Carolina Marin, and Olympic silver medallist Pursala V Sindhu all joining the action.

There’ll be fun activities and entertainment taking place throughout the week too, all overseen by mascot … Nettie.

For tickets and further information check www.glasgow2017.com