Indonesia Open 2022 HIGHLIGHTS: HS Prannoy loses to Zhao Jun Peng — Scores, Updates, Blog
HS Prannoy could not produce his best against Zhao Jun Peng of China and lost in the semi-finals of the Indonesia Open 2022.
Welcome to the live blog of The Bridge from the semi-finals of the Indonesia Open 2022!
In brilliant form, HS Prannoy has been demolishing his opponents - Lakshya Sen, Ng Ka Long Angus and Rasmus Gemke, so far and will look to continue the same against China's World No. 35 shuttler Zhao Jun Peng, all of 26 years.
This is Prannoy's second semi-final at the BWF Super 1000 event in Indonesia with 2017 being the first instance, where he lost in the semis. Prannoy will look to better his result today.
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- 18 Jun 2022 2:22 PM GMT
It's another semi-final loss for HS Prannoy at the Indonesia Open 2022 as the Chinese Zhao Jun Peng really played some top-level badminton to defeat Prannoy, 21-16, 21-15 in 40 minutes.
Zhao will meet Viktor Axelsen in the finals today.
- 18 Jun 2022 2:19 PM GMT
Prannoy hasn't given up yet and is at 14-20
- 18 Jun 2022 2:15 PM GMT
Prannoy's shots are not landing as expected and the unforced errors are piling.
Zhao Jun Peng leads at 16-9
- 18 Jun 2022 2:14 PM GMT
Zhao Jun Peng is playing some great badminton here and leaving Prannoy flustered.