India’s lone shuttler Parupalli Kashyap lost to Chou Tien Chen of China in Japan Open
India’s campaign at the $275,000 Japan Open Superseries came to an end as world No.8 shuttler Parupalli Kashyap was thumped out in the men’s singles quarter-final here on Friday.
India’s last Man standing in the tournament Parupalli Kashyap lost 14-21, 18-21 to Chinese Taipei’s sixth seed Chou Tien Chen in just 42 minutes putting an end of India’s story in Japan Open.
Kashyap was the solitary Indian who entered the quarter-finals as top badminton stars Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth and H.S. Prannoy lost their particular second round matches here on Thursday.
World no. 1 Saina Nehwal experienced a stunning departure from second round after going down 21-13, 21-16 to unseeded Minatsu Mitani of japan.
H.S. Prannoy also bailed out in second round after going down 21-9, 21-16 to South Korean Lee Dong Keun in only 43 minutes.