The Indian challenge ends at the Danish Badminton 2019

The Indian campaign of India’s $ 775,000 Danish Open ended disappointingly with the trioka of PV Sindhu, B Sai Praneeth and Sameer Verma – all of which escaped after suffering losses in a straight match on Thursday.

World champion Sindhu, fifth seed, but once again struggled to catch the recent early exit trend when she was eliminated after she lost 14-21 17-21 to South Korea’s An Se Young in the fight. women’s 40 second round clash at the BWF World Championship Super 750 event.

This is Sindhu, the third consecutive exit from a tournament since the announcement of the World Championship in Basel, Switzerland in August.

The 24-year-old Indians lost in the second round and the first round in the China Open and the Korea Open respectively in the last two events.

It turned out to be a gloomy day for Indian players in general like B Sai Praneeth, Sameer Verma and Men’s Doubles Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty also went down in straight matches in their second round.

Sindhu and Co. rolled eyes of fortune in Denmark expanded

While Praneeth was surpassed by Japanese world champion Kento Momota 6-21 14-21 in another domination program, Sameer lost 12-21 10-21 to Olympic champion Chen Long of China.

The Thai Open Champions Satwik and Chirag also suffered a 16-21 15-21 defeat to the Chinese sixth seed combining Han Cheng Kai and Zhou Hao Dong in the men’s doubles Hiep.

At the end of the day, Pranaav Chopra and N Sikki Reddy fought bravely before defeating 24-26 21-13 11-21 to pair the Malaysian seed of Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying in the mixed doubles competition.

In the 40-minute women’s singles match, North Korea, Se Se Young displayed great control and precision as she didn’t allow Sindhu to carry out her game plan.

The Koreans took the lead 6-1 early but Sindhu narrowed it to 7-8 at a stage, raising expectations for a change of scenario.


Saina Nehwal – the badminton legend of India

Saina Nehwal was born on March 17, 1990, an Indian badminton athlete. She won a gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games tournament after defeating PV Sindhu, she became the first Indian to win two single gold medals in the Commonwealth Games. The Saina Nehwal legend has won over 23 international titles, including ten Superseries titles. Although she reached the 2nd place in the world in 2009, it was not until 2015 that she was ranked No.1 in the world, she became the only female player from India to achieve this achievement. She represented India to participate three times in the Olympics and won a bronze medal in her second appearance.

Nehwal has achieved some milestones in badminton for India. She is the only Indian who won at least one medal in every major BWF personal event, namely the Olympics, the BWF World Championship. She was the first Indian badminton player to win the Olympic medal, along with the only Indian to win the BWF World Championship. In 2006, Nehwal became the first Indian woman and the youngest Asian to win a 4-star tournament. She also has the difference that the first Indian won a Super Series title. In the 2014 Uber Cup, she led the Indian team and remained unbeaten, helping India win the bronze medal. It was India’s first medal in any major BWF event. She is a model for many badminton youngsters to follow.

Considered to be one of India’s most successful sports athletes, she is considered to indirectly increase the popularity of badminton in India. In 2016, the Indian Government (GoI) awarded Padma Bhushan – India’s third highest civilian award to Saina Nehwal. Previously, the nation’s top two sports titles, namely Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and the Arjuna Prize, were also awarded to her by the Indian Government. Nehwal is a philanthropist and ranked 18th on the list of the most charitable athletes.

The current rank in the world of the Indian badminton legend is 11th.