HYLO Open Quarter-finals LIVE: Kidambi Srikanth, Lakshya Sen book semi-final spots - Updates, Scores, Results, Live Blog
Catch all the LIVE badminton action from the Hylo Open 2021 here as Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen eye semi-finals.
Welcome to the live blog of The Bridge for the Hylo Open 2021 Quarter-finals!
We have two exciting matches on our plate today with former World No. 1 Kidambi Srikanth taking on Ng Ka Long Angus of Hong Kong, the third seed and World No. 9, for a place in the semis. In the other match, Lakshya Sen, who is enjoying a brilliant streak so far will take on Thai sensation Kunlavut Vitidsarn.
Follow all LIVE updates here:
- 6 Nov 2021 4:22 AM GMT
Late in the night, budding badminton star Lakshya Sen went toe to toe with Thailand's Kunlavut Vitdisarn in a very tense fight! Eventually, it was the Indian who had the last word as he defeated the Thai player, 21-18, 12-21, 19-21 in 1 hour and 18 minutes!
Onwards and upwards now!
- 5 Nov 2021 4:10 PM GMT
Good going for Kidambi as he is able to capitalise on the big points when necessary and get the job done! Semi-finals, it is, for the former World No. 1 !
- 5 Nov 2021 4:07 PM GMT
Kidambi Srikanth plays one more gruelling match that lasts 64 minutes and is back in a semi-final again after the 2021 Swiss Open outing!!
The former World No. 1 downs the World No. 9 and third seed at the event, Ng Ka Long Angus in a tight match, 21-11, 12-21, 21-19!
- 5 Nov 2021 3:59 PM GMT
Angus sees the opportunity and is engaging Srikanth in long rallies now. Srikanth leads at 17-14 now!
- 5 Nov 2021 3:51 PM GMT
Srikanth leads at 11-8 in the decider as Angus tries to tire him out but so far, Srikanth is answering back well again!