Japan Open Superseries: Sindhu crashes out of tournament after losing to Okuhara in straight games

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 21 September 2017, 01:45 PM
Japan Open Superseries: Okuhara knocks Sindhu out of tournament (File photo)
Japan Open Superseries: Okuhara knocks Sindhu out of tournament (File photo)

PV Sindhu on Thursday knocked out of Japan Open Superseries by losing to Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara.

Sindhu lost the game to Okuhara in straight sets 18-21, 8-21. She crashed out of the tournament in second round. Japan Open Superseries badminton is being played in Tokyo.

This game was ninth clash between the two stars where Okuhara leads 5-4.

Saina Nehwal is set to play her game later in the day at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.

Earlier in the day, Kidambi Srikanth trounces Hu Yun in straight games to book a place in the last eight of the men's singles at the Japan Open on Thursday. Srikanth took just 29 minutes to dispatch his opponent from Hong Kong.

First Published: Thursday, September 21, 2017 01:42 PM
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