All Indian shutllers make an early exit from Japan Open

India’s lone shuttler Parupalli Kashyap lost to Chou Tien Chen of China in Japan Open

All Indian sutllers make an early exit from Japan Open
Parupalli Kashyap


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.

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