Korea Open: Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu Enter Semifinals

By H.JanGra April 8, 2022

Top Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth progressed to the semifinals of the Korea Open Super 500 badminton tournament with contrasting wins on Friday.

Third seed Sindhu, a two-time Olympic medallist, notched up her 17th win over familiar foe Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan 21-10 21-16 in the women's singles quarterfinals.

She will face either Japan's Saena Kawakami or second seeded Korean An Seyoung next.

it was World Championships silver medallist Srikanth, who rode on his power and precision to outwit local hope Son Wan Ho 21-12 18-21 21-12 in a men's singles quarterfinal match

Srikanth had a 4-7 record against the Korean, having lost to him on last three occasions.

The Indian, seeded fifth, will next face the winner of the match between Thailand's eighth seed, Kunlavut Vitidsarn and third seed Jonatan Christie of Indonesia.