Korea Open: Sindhu, Praneeth, Nehwal crash out

In badminton, star shuttlers P V Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and B Sai Praneeth made first-round exits at the Korea Open at Incheon today.

Parupalli Kashyap was the lone Indian to survive in the event. Kashyap registered a comfortable 21-16, 21-16 victory over Lu Chia Hung of Chinese Taipei in a men’s singles match.

World Champion  Sindhu bowed out of the tournament after going down 7-21, 24-22, 15-21 at the hands of USA’s Beiwen Zhang.

Both Sai Praneeth and Saina Nehwal retired due to health reasons.

The Hindu

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