Denmark Open: Kidambi Srikanth Sails Into Quarter-Finals

Denmark Open: Kidambi Srikanth Sails Into Quarter-Finals

Kidambi Srikanth defeated Jason Anthony Ho-Shue 21-15 21-14 within the males’s singles 2nd spherical fit.© AFP




Again in motion after a seven-month lengthy coronavirus-forced wreck, ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth stormed into the quarterfinals of the Denmark Open with a straight-game win over Jason Anthony Ho-Shue, on Thursday. The 5th seed Indian took 33 mins to get the simpler of his Canadian opponent 21-15 21-14 within the males’s singles 2nd spherical fit of the Tremendous 750 match, the one tournament taking place this yr in Badminton International Federation’s calendar. 

The BWF was once compelled to cancel a couple of tournaments and put off the Asia leg and the International Excursion Ultimate to January subsequent yr because of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Srikanth, a former global primary and recently ranked 14th, will subsequent face the winner of the opposite 2nd spherical fit between 2nd seed Tien Chen Chou of Chinese language Taipei and Eire’s Nhat Nguyen. 

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The opposite surviving Indian within the festival, Lakshya Sen shall be up towards native challenger Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus in his 2nd spherical later within the day. 

Subhankar Dey and Ajay Jayram have been additionally within the fray however made first spherical exists on Wednesday.

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