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Denmark Open: Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy, Parupalli Kashyap crash out

Denmark Open: Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy, Parupalli Kashyap crash out | Different Sports activities Information

Lakshya Sen, who had completed runners-up at Dutch Open final Sunday, dished out an excellent efficiency to outclass nationwide champion Sourabh 21-9, 21-7 in 26 minutes. The 20-year-old from Almora, who had did not make the minimize for the Sudirman Cup and Thomas Cup Ultimate after dropping his solely match within the trials, is prone to conflict with second seed and Olympic champion Viktor Axelsen of Denmark subsequent.
London Olympics bronze medallist Saina, who had retired halfway by way of her first match at Uber Cup Ultimate as a consequence of a groin harm, could not match Japan’s world quantity 20 Aya Ohori and misplaced 21-16, 21-14 within the opening spherical.
Former high 10 participant HS Prannoy additionally bowed out of the competitors after dropping 18-21, 19-21 to sixth-seeded Indonesian Jonatan Christie, whereas 2014 Commonwealth Video games champion Parupalli Kashyap retired after being 0-3 down in opposition to fourth seed Chou Tien Chen of Chinese language Taipei.
The Indian doubles gamers had a dismal outing as, other than Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa, not one of the others may put up a battle of their respective matches. Whereas Satwik and Ashwini’s gallant battle ended with a 17-21, 21-14, 11-21 loss to China’s Feng Yan Zhe and Du Yue in combined doubles, Meghana Jakkampudi and Poorvisha S Ram misplaced 8-21, 7-21 to Indonesian mixture of Nita Violina Marwah and Putri Syaikah in ladies’s doubles.
Commonwealth Video games bronze medallists Ashwini and N Sikki Reddy additionally went down 17-21, 13-21 to second-seeded Korean pair of Lee Sohee and Shin Seung-chan. Lakshya had claimed 5 titles in 2019 earlier than COVID-19 pressured the suspension of the BWF calendar.
On Wednesday, the world quantity 25 Indian was up in opposition to Sourabh, an opponent in opposition to whom he had misplaced twice prior to now however it made no distinction as Lakshya dished out a dominating present to blow him away.
He led 7-2 early on and by no means appeared in bother as he reeled off seven straight factors from 13-7 to seize seven-game factors. Sourabh saved two earlier than Lakhsya pocketed the opening sport. Within the second sport, Lakshya stepped up the tempo, leaping to a 7-0 benefit and saved marching forward to seal the competition.

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