After an early exit of ace shuttlers PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth and Saina Nehwal, all hopes of India is on Parupalli Kashyap. Saina who is not in a good form since her injury took an early exit at the Korea Open being held at Incheon Airport Skydome, Incheon, South Korea.
Along with Saina, World Champion PV Sindhu also could not survive the whole tournament and lost her chance at the championship to Beiwen Zhang of United States. This is the second early exit of the golden girl, post her World Championship title.
— BWF (@bwfmedia) September 26, 2019
It was a sad day for India as World Champion bronze medalist Sai Praneeth also took early retirement from the game after his loss to Anders Antonsen of Denmark. Earlier, Sai has won a medal for India in men’s singles category after 36 years.
Apart from all the losses that India suffered, head coach of PV Sindhu under whose guidance she brought World Championship trophy, Kim Ji Hyun, has exited from her position due to some personal reasons.
Sad news coming out India. Kim Ji Hyun, coach of @Pvsindhu1, has exited as Indian coach due to personal reasons. It's believed she has left to be with her ailing husband @BAI_Media https://t.co/RDeL1IIM3z
— BWF (@bwfmedia) September 25, 2019
With all the eyes on Olympic gold medalist Parupalli Kashyap, who has made an entry in the men’s singles quarter-final after a triumph over Malaysia’s Daren Liew, India is looking forward to bring one medal home.
— BAI Media (@BAI_Media) September 26, 2019