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India Open: Kidambi Srikanth upset by Viktor Axelsen in straight games, crashes out in pre-quarterfinals

Third Seed Danish Shuttler Viktor Axelsen Stunned Home Favourite K Srikanth In The Second Round Of The Indian Open Being Played At The Siri Fort Stadium In New Delhi.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Gautam Lalotra | Updated on: 30 Mar 2017, 07:04:03 PM
Kidambi Srikanth

New Delhi:

Third seed Danish shuttler Viktor Axelsen stunned home favourite K Srikanth in the second round of the Indian Open being played at the Siri Fort Stadium in New Delhi.

The tall and lanky shuttler was in all conquering mood from the very start and unnerved his Indian opponent with some aggressive all round play. Earlier on Thursday, Indian shuttler Sai Praneeth bowed out of the India Open after losing in straight sets to Chou Tein Chen of in the second round.

The other Indian men's shuttlers in the fray who would be in action later in the evening are Sourabh Verma who shall be taking on NG Ka Long Angus of China. Meanwhile, K Srikanth shall lock horns against Viktor Axelsen.

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First Published : 30 Mar 2017, 06:52:00 PM