Indonesia Masters: Kidambi Srikanth bows out after losing to Antonsen in semis

  • This was Kidambi's second-consecutive semi-final appearance on the BWF World Tour after the Hylo Open, earlier this month.
File Photo of Kidambi Srikanth.(AP)
File Photo of Kidambi Srikanth.(AP)
Published on Nov 20, 2021 11:44 PM IST
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ANI | , Bali

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth on Saturday faced a crushing defeat at the hands of Denmark's Anders Antonsen in the semi-finals of the ongoing Indonesia Masters.

Playing at Court 1, Antonsen defeated Kidambi in straight sets 21-14, 21-9 in a game that lasted 41 minutes.

This was Kidambi's second-consecutive semi-final appearance on the BWF World Tour after the Hylo Open, earlier this month.

During the day, two-time Olympic medallist PV also bowed out of the tournament after losing to Japan's Akane Yamaguchi in straight sets 21-13, 21-9 in 32 minutes.

In the first set, Yamaguchi dominated the proceedings and easily clinched the essay 21-13 in just 20 minutes. Riding high on confidence, Yamaguchi started the set on a high as she led the game 3-1 before clinching the essay with a dominating win. 

This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text.
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