South Korean badminton player AN Se Young overpowered World Champion PV Sidhu to progress in the ongoing Denmark Open Super 750 Tournament. The 17-year-old beat Sindhu in straight sets to end Sidhu’s run.
AN Se Young played beautifully as she sent shots across the court to win the first game 14-21. Sindhu, in the second round fought with sublime accuracy but couldn’t manage to beat the South Korean.
AN Se Young claimed the second round and the game – 17-21.
Denmark Open Woes
The Indian side hasn’t had a good run at the Denmark Open. Earlier, Sameer Verma had lost to Chen Long in straight games in men’s singles second round encounter.
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Indian men’s double pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy had also lost 16-21, 15-21 to Han Chengkai and Hao Dong Zhou.
Moreover, India’s men’s singles badminton player Sai Praneeth was blown away by Kento Momota of Japan in the second round.
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Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth had also suffered first-round losses on Wednesday. While Saina lost to Sayaka Takahashi, Srikanth lost to Anders Antonsen of Denmark.