Lakshya Sen and Sai Praneeth have different fates at US Open 2023 –

Badminton News: Two-time Olympic medalist PV Sindhu recorded an outright victory over Native American opponent Disha Gupta while Lakshya Sen edged Finland’s Kalle Koljonen in their Super 300 US Open opener on Thursday night respectively.

In the other men’s singles match, S Sankar Subramanian, who played two qualifying matches to enter the main draw, decisively beat Ireland’s Nhat Nguyen 21-11, 21-16 in the first round.

However, B Sai Praneeth lost to 23-year-old Chinese world number 7 Li Shi Feng after a grueling match that lasted three games.

Sindhu beat Diksha 21-15, 21-12 in just 27 minutes to enter the second round, while Lakshya beat her Finnish opponent 21-8, 21-16 in under 30 minutes.

Sankar was tested by Irish opponent Nhat Nguyen before winning 21-11, 21-16 in 44 minutes, while Praneeth fought hard against second seed Shi Feng before losing 16-21, 21- 14, 21-19 in one game. the hour and 14 minutes.

In the other women’s singles match at the US Open, India’s 61st-seeded Ruthvika Shivani lost to China-Taipei’s Lin Hsiang Ti 14-21, 11-21.

Former Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap retired midway through his second match on Tuesday after trailing Japan’s Koo Takahashi 21-23 7-11.

He won his first match against Rohan Midha of England 21-19, 21-17. Men’s doubles duo Krishna Prasad Garaga/Vishnuvardhan Goud Panjala, however, couldn’t make it past the first round with a 14-21, 14-21 loss to Chinese Taipei’s Lin Yu Chieh/Su Li Wei.

The BWF World Tour is divided into six tiers, namely World Tour Finals, four Super 1000s, six Super 750s, seven Super 500s and 11 Super 300s. Another tournament category, the BWF Tour Super 100 tier, also offers points of classification.

Tags: Lakshya Sen, US Open 2023, Sai Praneeth

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