January 26, 2021 05:24 (IST)
Follow us:
facebook-white sharing button
twitter-white sharing button
instagram-white sharing button
youtube-white sharing button
Shinzo Abe, SP Balasubrahmanyam and 5 others awarded Padma Vibhushan this year | Netaji's Rashtrapati Bhawan portrait sparks row; TMC MP deletes tweet after claiming it resembles actor Prosenjit | Govt remains singularly devoted to farmers’ welfare, says Prez Kovind in address to nation | Groping without skin-to-skin contact not sexual assault: Bombay HC | Indian, Chinese soldiers clash in Sikkim's Naku La, injuries reported on both sides
Thailand Open:  Parupalli Kashyap retires in opening round  Parupalli Kashyap
Pixabay

Thailand Open:  Parupalli Kashyap retires in opening round 

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 13 Jan 2021, 05:45 pm

Bangkok/UNI: India's badminton player Parupalli Kashyap bowed out of opening-round of Thailand Open forcing him to retire here on Wednesday.

Kashyap after losing the first game 9-21 to Jason Anthony Ho-Shue of Canada fought back to win the second game 21-13.

In the third game trailing by 8-14, the Indian shuttler decided to retire as he pulled his calf muscle.

In the men's doubles, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty thrashed South Korean pair of Kim Gi Jung and Lee Yong Dae 19-21 21-16 21-14.

Arjun Madathil Ramachandran and Dhruv Kapila, went down to the Malaysian duo of Ong Yew Sin and Teo Ee Yi 21-13, 8-21, 22-24.

The mixed doubles pair of N Sikki Reddy and Sumeeth Reddy B crashed out in the opening hurdle, losing to Chung Man Tang and Yong Suet Tse 20-22, 17-21.