Srikanth loses; Unnati Hooda, Priyanshi, Kiran win at Syed Modi Global newsfragment


Bharat’s Kidambi Srikanth bowed out with a straight-game loss within the opening spherical however younger Unnati Hooda surprised compatriot Aakarshi Kashyap to construct it to the second one spherical of the Syed Modi Global badminton match Lucknow on Wednesday.

Bharat’s Srikanth Kidambi(AFP)

Former international incorrect. 1 Srikanth, a 2021 International championships silver medallist, misplaced 21-23 8-21 to Korea’s Chia Hao Lee, proceeding his dismal run in global circuit this season.

The 16-year-old Unnati, who’s touted as some of the excellent abilities in girls’s singles, rallied her technique to a superior 15-21 21-19 21-18 win over Kashyap in a 77-minute Spherical of 32 strike of the BWF Tremendous 300 match.

The younger shuttler from Rohtak will nearest face Japan’s former international champion Nozomi Okuhara, who prevailed 18-21 21-17 21-10 over every other Indian Malvika Bansod in every other fit.

Anupama Upadhyaya, Ashmita Chaliha additionally advanced within the girls’s singles.

Era Anupama defeated Amalie Schulz of Denmark 14-21 21-15 21-9, Ashmita removed Polina Buhrova of Ukraine 21-15 21-15 in every other fit.

In males’s singles, Orleans Masters winner Priyanshu Rajawat, Denmark Masters winner Kiran George and Sathish Kumar Karunakaran entered the second one spherical with wonderful victories in males’s singles festival.

Priyanshu beat Kazhakistan’s Dmitriy Panarin 21-17 21-19, past Kiran noticed off Chirag Sen — Lakshya sen’s brother — 21-16 14-21 21-13 and Sathish were given year Chinese language Taipei’s Huang Yu Kai.

Priyanshu will face Sathish in an all-Indian strike, past Kiran meets Chia.

Sameer Verma, alternatively, went indisposed combating 9-21 21-17 17-21 to Wang Tzu Wei of Chinese language Taipei.

In doubles, Ashwini Ponnappa and Tanisha Crasto notched up a 21-8 21-9 win over compatriot Samriddhi Singh and Sonali Singh within the first spherical.

They’ll face every other all-Indian pair — Rutaparna Panda and Swetaparna Panda — within the spherical of 16.


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