German Open 2022, Day 1: Sindhu, Srikanth, Lakshya Sen in action — Scores, Updates, Live Blog
The European leg of the BWF tour kicks off with the German Open 2022. Catch all the exciting badminton action from Day 1 LIVE here.
Welcome to the live blog of The Bridge from Day 1 of the German Open Super 300!
Indian badminton stars are back in action with PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen leading the charge at the German Open Super 300, the first tournament of the European leg of the 2022 BWF tour.
While World No. 7 Sindhu will be starting against Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan, World Championships silver medallist Kidambi Srikanth will take on Frenchman Brice Leverdez and World Championships bronze medallist Lakshya Sen will square off against Thai opponent Kantaphon Wangcharoen in the first-round clashes.
Follow all the badminton action live here:
- 8 March 2022 6:36 PM GMT
As usual, it was an exciting day of badminton with the singles stars really shining again while the doubles department struggled once more.
Thank you for joining us on Day 1, there's a whole lot of badminton action in store in the next few days and the subsequent weeks - stay tuned to The Bridge for more!
- 8 March 2022 6:34 PM GMT
It's been a mixed day on Day 1 of the German Open 2022 with Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen, HS Prannoy, Saina Nehwal staying on course with some emphatic victories in the Singles events.
However, it was the end of the road for the Mixed Doubles pairs of Tanisha Crasto-Ishaan Bhatnagar, Sai Pratheek-N Sikki Reddy, Dhruv Kapila-Gayatri Gopichand, MR Arjun-Treesa Jolly
On the other hand, the Women's Doubles pair of Haritha Harinarayanan-Ashna Roy also lost in the first round.