China Open: Parupalli Kashyap loses to Viktor Axelsen in second round - watsupptoday.com
China Open: Parupalli Kashyap loses to Viktor Axelsen in second round
Posted 07 Nov 2019 04:05 PM

Source: The Hindu

Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap slammed out of the China Open badminton subsequent to enduring a straight-game annihilation against Denmark's Viktor Axelsen here on Thursday.

Kashyap, positioned 25 on the planet, came up short on steam after an average beginning against seventh seed Axelsen and went down 13-21 19-21 in the men's singles second-round, that kept going 43 minutes.

This is the second time Kashyap has lost to Axelsen this year. The previous Commonwealth Games champion Kashyap, who arrived at the elimination rounds at India Open and Korea Open not long ago, had lost to the world number six at the India Open in March.

Later on Thursday, world number 11 Sai Praneeth will take on Anders Antonsen in the men's singles while Thailand Open champions Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will conflict with 6th seeds Japanese Hiroyuki Endo and Yuta Watanabe in the second round of the men's copies occasion.

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