Indian shuttlers started off on the right foot on Day 1 of the main draw with PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen and the pair of Ashwini Ponnappa/N Sikki Reddy registering victories while only Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty suffered a shocking loss.
It's another packed-up day at the Indonesia Masters for Indian badminton players with Kidambi Srikanth and B. Sai Praneeth, among others, opening their campaign today.
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- 17 Nov 2021 11:59 AM GMT
After a 1 hour 7 minutes fight, Sai Praneeth fails to get the crucial few last points and ends up losing the match to Shesar Rhustavito, 16-21, 21-14, 22-20!
Brave attempts from Sai Praneeth but it just wasn't his day with Lady Luck!
- 17 Nov 2021 11:55 AM GMT
Sai Praneeth wins back serve again and is making a few classy winners here and smashing away. Rhustavito dangerously leads at 19-17!
- 17 Nov 2021 11:52 AM GMT
Rhustavito is racing away here and leads at 16-9! Sai Praneeth gets back on serve momentarily but Rhustavito snatches it right back.
- 17 Nov 2021 11:41 AM GMT
Sai Praneeth is keeping toe to toe with Rhustavito who has gained some momentum and leads 5-4!
- 17 Nov 2021 11:39 AM GMT
Rhustavito powers right back into the match and wins the second game, 21-14!
- 17 Nov 2021 11:28 AM GMT
Sai Praneeth is a little on the backfoot here in this second game as Rhustavito leads 11-7!