Denmark Open: Kidambi defeats Praneeth to advance into second round | Badminton News

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ODENSE (Denmark): Srikanth Kidambi got the better of compatriot B Sai Praneeth in straight sets in the men’s singles first round of Denmark Open here at the Odense Sports Park on Tuesday.
Playing on Court 2, Kidambi inflicted a 21-14, 21-11 defeat on Praneeth in just 30 minutes. With this win, Kidambi has now moved into round-of-16 in the World Tour Super 1000 event in Denmark.
Srikanth completely outclassed and dominated Praneeth in both games. This was also the third consecutive win for Srikanth against Sai Praneeth.
Both players were last seen in action in the Thomas Cup quarterfinals where Denmark defeated the Indian team.
Later in the men’s singles, Sameer Verma will clash with Kunlavut V of Thailand while in women’s singles PV Sindhu will square off against Neslihan Yigit.


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