Japan Open 2019 PV Sindhu advances to the second round of Japan after defeating Yue Han by 21-9,21-17 and started her campaign on a winning note. Sindhu ended the match in 37 minutes in straight sets. In the second round
Sindhu set to meet Japanese Shuttler Aya Ohori whom she had beaten in Jakarta Indonesia Open. PV Sindhu is leading against Japanese shuttler by 7-0 in the win-loss record.
Earlier in the Tournament Indian Badminton Player Kidambi Srikanth knocked out in the First Round of the Japan Open after losing to compatriot H.S Prannoy. And the bad run for S kidambi in 2019 continued.
H.S Prannoy defeated Srikanth by 13-21,21-11,22-20 in a match that lasted for an hour.
Kidambi Srikanth was able to clinch the first set of the game by 21-13, But H.S Prannoy did a stunning comeback in the next 2 sets to clinch the round and progress to the next rounds of the Competition.
In the previous tournament of Indonesia Open as well Kidambi Srikanth was not able to go any far as he -suffered a loss in the second round contest by 17-21,19-21 to NG Ka Long Angus in a 39 minute round.
Before Wednesday’s Match, both had faced each other 5 times in the past in which Srikanth had won 4 times.
The Talented Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth also started his campaign with a comfortable victory against world’s no 11 players Japan’s Kento Nishimoto in Tokyo, defeated him by 21-17,21-13 in a match that lasted 42 minutes.
In the Mixed doubles event, the Indian Pair Pranav Jerry Chopra and Reddy N.Sikki also crashed out of the Japan Open to Chinese Pair of Zheng Si Wei and Huang Ya Qiaong bu 11-21,14-21, the match was finished in less than 30minutes.