Mixed Result for India in World Badminton Championship: Kapila-Arjun won in Men’s doubles, Kidami lost All You Need to Know
India’s young star current commonwealth champion Lakshya Sen has entered the pre-quarterfinals of the World Badminton Championships. Similarly, the Dhruv Kapila-Arjun pair won their doubles match to advance to the next round. While At the same time, Kidambi Srikanth lost his round-3 match.
On Wednesday at Tokyo, 9th seed Lakshya Sen defeated Spain’s Luis Enrique by the set score of 21-17 21-19 in straight games. Lakshya Sen will have to beat the winner’s HS Prannoy of India and Kento Momota to reach the quarter-finals.
Kapila-Arjun is into the top-16 in men’s doubles
In the men’s doubles category, the Dhruv Kapila-Arjun pair defeated 8th seed Kim Stroop and Andrus Rasmussen by the set score of 21-17 21-16. Both players have entered the top 16.
Kidambi Srikant lost Chinese Player
In another men’s singles clash, 12th seed Kidambi Srikanth lost 9-21, 17-21 to unseeded Chinese Zhao Jun Peng. This is a big setback for Kidambi Srikant.
Indian Pair of Ashwini and N Reddy lost the match against the Chinese Pair
Along with this, Indian pairs have faced defeat in the women’s doubles category. Earlier, the Indian pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy was defeated by the Chinese pair of Chin Qingchen and Jiao Yi Fen by set scores of 21-15, and 21-10.
Indian women double pair of Trisha Jolly & Gayatri Gopichand lost the match
Another Indian player Trisha Jolly-Gayatri Gopichand was then defeated by Thailand’s Ten Pearle-T Muraleetharan by a set score of 21-8, 21-17.
Saina Nehwal is also into the pre-quarterfinals
Indian women star shuttler Saina Nehwal also made her position for the pre-quarterfinals of the World Badminton Championship. She got a walk-over in round 2 against a Japanese player.
Both Indian players can clash with each other in the quarterfinals
Indian player Lakshya Sen has already made his position for the quarterfinals. While his opponent will set from the match Indian player HS Prannoy vs Kento Momota. In such conditions, if HS Prannoy beat Kento Momota then both Indian players will clash in the quarterfinals. In such a situation, only a single player will travel the journey to the next round.