Thailand Open: Parupalli Kashyap retires mid-way from opening conflict

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File photograph of Parupalli Kashyap.

India’s Parupalli Kashyap made an early exit from the Thailand Open Tremendous 1000 match after he was compelled to retire halfway in his opening-round match in opposition to Jason Anthony Ho-Shue of Canada right here on Wednesday.

Kashyap, a former Commonwealth Video games champion, was trailing Eight-14 within the third sport when he selected to retire as he pulled his calf muscle.

He had misplaced the primary sport 9-21 earlier than making a comeback to take the second 21-13.

Within the males’s doubles, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty got here from behind to defeat the South Korean pair of Kim Gi Jung and Lee Yong Dae 19-21 21-16 21-14.

The 2 had been delighted by the win over their idol.

“Lee Yong Dae was an idol for each of us once we had been began, so it was wonderful enjoying him in the present day, and we’re comfortable to get the win,” Satwiksairaj stated.

“Our technique was to assault as a lot as potential, however to not hurry. We gave up some factors within the first sport by hurrying an excessive amount of. However we at all times knew what we needed to do.” Chirag added.

Nevertheless, it was curtains for Arjun Madathil Ramachandran and Dhruv Kapila, who misplaced to the Malaysian duo of Ong Yew Sin and Teo Ee Yi 21-13, Eight-21, 22-24.

The combined doubles pair of N Sikki Reddy and Sumeeth Reddy B additionally didn’t cross the opening hurdle, shedding to Chung Man Tang and Yong Suet Tse 20-22, 17-21.

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