Kidambi Srikanth sailed into the 2d spherical of the ongoing Thailand Delivery.© Twitter
Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth sailed into the 2d spherical of the ongoing Thailand Delivery, after a ecstatic gain over compatriot Sourabh Verma on Wednesday. Sourabh failed to despicable the opening hurdle, losing to Kidambi 21-12, 21-11 in two consecutive sets. Kidambi, who on Tuesday shared images of his bleeding nose, following the ”unacceptable” treatment being meted out to him whereas conducting coronavirus tests, sealed an effortless gain in a match that lasted upright 31 minutes. Earlier within the day, the Indian males’s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty cruised into the 2d spherical of the event.
The arena number ten Indian pair outclassed the South Korean pair of Kim Gi Jung and Lee Yong Dae 19-21, 21-16, 21-14 within the first spherical of the event.
Meanwhile, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Wednesday said that a health care provider from the COVID-19 attempting out team attended Kidambi “rapidly” after the team member reported that he had a nosebleed following a coronavirus take a look at.
“On Tuesday, the player indicated he suffered a nose bleed following a wanted PCR take a look at. A health care provider from the COVID-19 attempting out team positioned at the hotel attended to Kidambi rapidly after,” the BWF said in a assertion.
Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy, who had earlier been pulled out of the showpiece event citing certain COVID-19 tests, will compete in their first-spherical match respectively after attempting out unfavorable for coronavirus.
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