Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu knocked out in second round

Deccan Chronicle.

Sports, Badminton

Parupalli Kashyap was also knocked out of the Hong Kong Open.

PV Sindhu becomes the latest Indian to get knocked out of Korea Open. (Photo: AP)

Mumbai: PV Sindhu became the latest Indian to fall out of Korea Open as she lost to world No.18 Thai Busanan Ongbamrungphan.

Sindhu's poor run in form continued as she lost 18-21, 21-11, 16-21 to Ongbamrungphan in a battle that lasted more than an hour.

Kashyap too lost a tough battle against second-seeded Chou Tien Chen in a 21-12, 21-23, 10-21 match.

It has been a tough few months for PV Sindhu ever since she won the BWF World Championship. The rest of the Indian badminton players too haven't had a very good outing in the recently concluded events.

There still is good news for the Indian fans in Hong Kong Open as Kidambi Srikanth progressed to the quarter-finals of the ongoing Hong Kong Open after registering a win in the second round.