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Kidambi Srikanth moves to second round of Thailand Masters

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The former world number worked really hard over forty-five minutes to defeat Wang 22-20 21-19 and advance to the next round.

Kidambi Srikanth Starts Thailand Masters with Hard-Fought Win

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth defeated Wang Tzu Wei of Chinese Taipei in straight games on Wednesday to start his badminton career at the Thailand Masters in Bangkok.

The former world number worked really hard over forty-five minutes to defeat Wang 22-20 21-19 and advance to the next round.

Kidambi

matchup with Hong Kong’s Jason Gunawan

He will face fellow countryman Mithun Manjunath, who won his men’s singles first round match against Jason Gunawan of Hong Kong 21-17 21-8.

Additionally, S Sankar Muthusamy Subramanian began his campaign by defeating Malaysia’s Leong Jun Hao in a straight game 21-14 21-17.

In the opening round, Sameer Verma lost to Angus Ng Ka Long of Hong Kong 14-21, 18-21, while Kiran George withdrew after falling short of China’s Lei Lan Xi 17-21 in his round of 32 match.

Malvika Bansod and Ashmita Chaliha

In the women’s singles competition, Malvika Bansod and Ashmita Chaliha advanced to the second round with ease.

Malivika beat Peru’s Ines 21-10 21-16, while Ashmita defeated Wong Ling Ching 21-10 21-16. Lucia Salazar Castillo 22-20 21-8.

Malvika’s next opponent is Busanan Ongbamrungphan of Thailand, who defeated Imad Farooqui Samiya of India 21-14 21-18.

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