Shi was winner in 2016, while Momota won the title in 2021.
The former world No.1 and No.2, who clashed in numerous high-profile matches including the World Championships final in 2018, have slipped down the rankings in recent times (Momota is No.18, Shi is No.33).
Shi, originally in the qualifying draw, was promoted to the main draw due to the withdrawal of Rasmus Gemke, who suffered an injury at the YONEX SUNRISE India Open last week.
The players/pairs promoted to the main draw are:
1.Clara Azurmendi (in place of Chen Yu Fei)
2.Aakarshi Kashyap (in place of Lalinrat Chaiwan)
1.Ishaan Bhatnagar/Sai Pratheek (Goh Sze Fei/Nur Izzuddin)
2.Yong Jin/Na Sung Seung (Lu Ching Yao/Yang Po Han)
3.Chaloempon Charoenkitamorn/Nanthakarn Yordphaisong (MR Arjun/Dhruv Kapila)
4.Sabar Karyaman Gutama/Moh Reza Pahlevi Isfahani (Jeppe Bay/Lasse Moelhede)
1.Tanisha Crasto/Ashwini Ponnappa (Mayu Matsumoto/Wakana Nagahara)
2.Tan Ning/Xia Yu Ting (Gabriela Stoeva/Stefani Stoeva)
3.Ng Tsz Yau/Tsang Hiu Tan (Zheng Yu/Du Yue)
4.Allison Lee/Francesca Corbett (Shruti Mishra/Sikki Reddy)
1.Mathias Thyrri/Amalie Magelund (Terry Hee/Tan Wei Han)
2.Alexander Lindeman/Josephine Wu (Mikkel Mikkelsen/Rikke Soby)
3.Vinson Chiu/Jennie Gai (Yuta Watanabe/Arisa Higashino)