Japan Open: PV Sindhu Crashes Out In Second Round, Kidambi Srikanth Advances

Updated: 13 September 2018 15:07 IST

India ace shuttler PV Sindhu crashed out of the Japan Open after losing her second round match to China's Fangjie Gao.

Japan Open: PV Sindhu Crashes Out In Second Round, Kidambi Srikanth Advances
© AFP

India ace shuttler PV Sindhu crashed out of the Japan Open after losing her second round match to China's Fangjie Gao.

The Rio Olympics silver medallist suffered a 18-21, 19-21 defeat to her Chinese opponent.

Sindhu, who won a silver medal at the recently-concluded 2018 Asian Games, had won her first round match on Wednesday against World No. 13 Sayaka Takahashi. She edged past Takahashi 21-17, 7-21, 21-13.

In men's singles, HS Prannoy was knocked out after losing 14-21, 17-21 to Indonesia's Anthony Sinisuka Ginting in Round 2.

In the other men's singles match, seventh seeded Kidambi Srikanth outclassed unseeded Vincent Ki Wing Wong from Hong Kong 21-15, 21-14 in a match that lasted for 36 minutes to advance to the next round.

 

Comments
Topics : PV Sindhu Badminton Badminton
Highlights
  • Sindhu suffered a 18-21, 19-21 defeat to her Chinese opponent
  • Sindhu won her first round match against Sayaka Takahashi
  • Sindhu recently won a silver medal at the 2018 Asian Games
Related Articles
Shuttler PV Sindhu Star Attraction At Indonesia Masters
Shuttler PV Sindhu Star Attraction At Indonesia Masters
Pullela Gopichand Hopes India Will Get Badminton Gold At Tokyo Games
Pullela Gopichand Hopes India Will Get Badminton Gold At Tokyo Games
Premier Badminton League: Delhi Dashers Beat Hyderabad Hunters
Premier Badminton League: Delhi Dashers Beat Hyderabad Hunters
Yearender 2018, Badminton: PV Sindhu Crosses Finals Hurdle To End The Year With Gold
Yearender 2018, Badminton: PV Sindhu Crosses Finals Hurdle To End The Year With Gold
PV Sindhu Aims To Give Her Best For Olympic Qualifications
PV Sindhu Aims To Give Her Best For Olympic Qualifications
Advertisement