The pair of Arjun-Dhruv Lost their Match in Japan Open 2022
Japan Open Super 750 Series 2022 is taking place in Maruzen Intec Arena Osaka in Osaka, Japan. The official name of the tournament is Daihatsu Yonex Japan Badminton Championship. The current edition of the Japan Open started on August 30 and will hold up to September 4. The total purse of prize money in the tournament is $750,000.
Indian star shuttler Kidami Srikant has made his position for the 2nd round at Japan Open 2022. Kidambi is participating in Japan Open Super 750 Series tournament 2022. Indian badminton legend made a good start in the tournament and won back to back two matches.
The pair of Arjun-Dhruv Lost their Match
MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila, who reached number 26 in the World Championships quarter-finals, went down by scores of 21-19, 21-23, 15-21 to Korea’s Choi Sol Gyu and Kim Won Ho. On the other hand, the Indian mixed doubles pair of Juhi Devangan and Venkat Gaurav Prasad lost by scores of 11-21, 10-21 to top seeds Zheng Si Wei and Huang Ya Qiang of China. The match lasted for only 23 minutes.
HS Prannoy retires hurt, Saina and Lakshya lost the match of round 1
But another Indian legendary women shuttler Saina Nehwal has gone out of the tournament in the first round. Apart from her Commonwealth Games 2022 men’s singles gold medalist Lakshya Sen too lost his 1st round match in the Japan Open 750 Super Series tournament. While HS Prannoy got retired hurt from the tournament.
Indian player Kidambi beat world number 5 player Lee Zii Jia of Malaysia. Srikant is the world’s number 12 player his win over a much-ranked player is appreciatable. Kidambi Srikant beat Lee Zii Jia in the streight games by the set score of 22-20, 23-21. The match lasted for 37 minutes. Kidami beat Lee Zii Jia first time in the four meetings.
The Japan Open 2022 is the 41st edition of the historic tournament. The level of the tournament is Super 750. The 2022’s edition is the 16th tournament of the 2022 BWF World Tour and is also part of the Japan Open championship, which has been held since 1977. The organizer of the tournament is the Nippon Badminton Association.