Parupalli Kashyap has been knocked out of the Korea Open badminton tournament after losing 13-21, 15-21 to Japan's Kento Momota. Momota, who is the world no. 1, raced to a comfortable victory in straight games. Kashyap defeated Denmark's Jan O Jorgensen in straight games to seal a spot in the semis. Kashyap had to come back from behind to win the first game 24-22 but in the second game the Indian shuttler did not gave Jorgensen any chance as he took the second game 21-8 to advance to the next stage of the tournament in Incheon. Kashyap's opponent, Kento Momota defeated Lee Zii jia in the quarterfinals.
Highlights of Parupalli Kashyap vs Kento Momota BWF Korea Open 2019 Semi final in Incheon.
- 13:25 (IST)Sep 28, 2019
Parupalli Kashyap is the lone Indian remaining in the tournament!World Champion PV Sindhu, Olympic medallist Saina Nehwal and Sai Praneeth all crashed out in the first round of the tournament while Parupalli Kashyap has kept India in the fray with exceptional performances to reach the semi-finals. Kashyap will take on world number one Kento Momota in the semis.