Dubai Super Series: Sindhu earns a point, Kidambi suffers defeat

or World No.4 Srikanth, things didn’t pan out according to the plan as he suffered a 21-13, 21-17 loss to world No 1 and defending champion Viktor Axelsen in a Group B men’s singles match that lasted 38 minutes.

 


PV continued her fine form to Dubai Super Series, making a positive start beating World No. 9 He Bingjiao but Kidambi Srikanth suffered a straight-game loss on the opening day of the $1 million tournament. 

The Olympic silver medallist, who had a 4-5 head-to-head against He Bingjiao dished out a gritty performance to over her Chinese opponent 21-11, 16-21, 21-18 in a Group A match that lasted an hour and four minutes.

Sindhu faces Japan’s Sayaka Sato next, while Srikanth will take on Chinese Taipei’s Chou Tien Chen.

For World No.4 Srikanth, things didn’t pan out according to the plan as he suffered a 21-13, 21-17 loss to world No 1 and defending champion Viktor Axelsen in a Group B men’s singles match that lasted 38 minutes.