Indonesia Masters: Indian challenge in men’s singles comes to an early end as Kidambi Srikanth & Saurabh suffers 1st Round defeat
January 15, 2020
- Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth was knocked out of the Indonesia Masters Super 500 tournament after suffering a first-round defeat to local favourite Shesar Hiren Rhustavito in Jakarta on Wednesday.
- India’s Sourabh Verma, too, lost 21-17, 15-21, 10-21 to China’s Guang Zu Lu in their opening round match.
- World No 12 Srikanth went down to Rhustavito 21-18, 12-21, 14-21 in a match that lasted one hour and three minutes.
- In mixed doubles, Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy went down in straight games to the South Korean combination of Ko Sung Hyun and Eom Hye Won 8-21 14-21.