Fuzhou: Ace Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu continued along with her poor type when she received knocked out within the opening spherical of the continued China Open after a shock defeat to World No. 42 Pai Yu Po of Chinese language Taipei on Tuesday.
The World No. 6, who made early exits in China, Korea and Denmark, misplaced 13-21, 21-18, 19-21 to Pai in a match that lasted for 74 minutes and bowed out of the $700,000 match.
Sindhu misplaced the primary sport relatively simply with out giving any struggle to her decrease ranked opponent. Nonetheless, she got here again strongly within the second sport and performed some highly effective pictures to take the match to the decider.
Within the closing sport, Indian shuttler was trailing on the mid-break and she or he tried to cut back the deficit however ultimately misplaced the ultimate sport 19-21.
Sindhu has now failed to succeed in finals in 4 straight tournaments following her gold medal on the World Championships in Basel.
In the meantime in males’s singles, H.S. Prannoy, who has not too long ago recovered from dengue and was making a comeback after two months, faltered within the opening spherical and misplaced 17-21, 18-21 to Denmark’s Rasmus Gemke.
Nonetheless, there was some excellent news within the combined doubles as Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa defeated Canada’s Joshua Hurlburt-Yu and Josephine Wu 21-19 21-19 to advance to the subsequent spherical.