PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal out of Japan Open Badminton, Srikanth advance

PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal, both of which were stopped in the international badminton circuit on Thursday, were on Thursday in the second round of the $ 325,000 Japan Open Supercarsage in Tokyo, where Indians got their rivals on their rivals directly in the game. (Japan Open Highlights)

Silver medal winner of the Rio Olympic Games P.V. Sindhu was stopped by friend-cum-slavery Nozomi Okura, who defeated the Indian to advance to the quarter-finals. The Japanese girl, who was supported by a partisan mob, got the fourth seeded P.V. Beat Sindhu 21-18, 21-8 to beat Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium in just 47 minutes.

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Later, Olympic Champion and Carolina Mirine’s fifth player Saina Nehwal had to move ahead in 21 minutes, 21-16, 21-13 in 43 minutes. In both the games, Saina worked hard with her initially playing stroke, but got out due to the progress of the game.

This Spanish was twice the world champion’s fourth win, which was the fourth win in eight matches against the Indians, followed by the local player Akane Yamaguchi


In the second round of women’s singles in Japan’s Open Badminton, Saina Nehwal of India returned against Spain’s Carolina Marin. (AFP)
In other courts, when Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy won straightforward, but to enter the last eight men’s singles, Samir Verma had to cut the dust in the second round.

Eighth seed Kidambi Srikanth beat Hong Kong’s experienced Hu Yun 21-12, 21-11 in 29 minutes, while HS Prannoy beat Hu Jen Hao of Chinese Taipei 21-16, 23-21.

Srikanth is facing a very difficult challenge against Denmark’s world champion Victor Accession, against whom Guntur has 2-2 records. Apart from this, Dane has won the last two meetings between them.

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On the other hand, Prannoy will face Chinese second seed Shu Yuki in the quarterfinals, who beat Samar Verma 10-21, 21-17, 21-15 in one hour and four minutes. Prannoy World No. 4 Yi has a head-to-head against 1-2 against the UK

After returning to the match in the Sindhu, it was Hyderabad’s fifth defeat against world champions in 9 outings. This year, two shuttleers have met four times and have 2-2 records.

However, unlike the recently held World Badminton Championships and Korea Open Super Series Finals, this second round match did not last till its billing.

It is so difficult that this competition was formerly between Indus and Nozomi, that it was only for the second time in nine games, which was not decided for the third game of the encounter. The first game was very close, and instead of the leadership of two girls, the league was the biggest player of the regular.

Under 16-18, suddenly Nozomi did not find anything to win five straight points and to remove the game from the Indus, which was similar to what he did in the World Championship in Glasgow last month.

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World champion, who won the Japan Open in 2015, broke the Indus in the second game. Nozomi never gave the lead and offered any kind of resistance while increasing his desire with the Indus. Of the 68 points played in the match, Nojomi scored 42, while Sindhu could only score 26 runs.

Nozomi will take the next VIV BEE to Beijing Zhang, against which the Japanese has a 2-0 record.

Chopra-Sikki Advance

In mixed doubles, Pranav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy entered the quarter-finals after defeating Yuki Kanako and Kohroy Yonmoto in 32 minutes 21-13, 21-17. But some time ago, Indonesia’s fourth seed Praveen Jordan and Debu Susanto, in an hour and six minutes, defeated Satyasaraj’s ordering and Ashwini Ponnappa 29-27, 16-21, 21-12.

P.V. Indus matches with career best ranking

Despite the disadvantages, PV Sindhu matched the best place for her World Number 2 career because the Badminton World Federation (BWF) released its latest ranking on Thursday. In two places, Sindhu gave two points behind Chinese Taipei Tai Tzu Ying. Saina Nehwal retains her place at number 12. In men’s singles, Kidambi remained in Srikanth No. 8.


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