Saturday, February 26, 2011

Anup Sridhar out of Austrian Open

Indian badminton player, Anup Sridhar crashed out of Austrian Open men's singles event yesterday (The Austrian International Challenge 2011) when he lost to unseeded qualifier Kenn Lim of Malaysia in the 2nd round. Kenn defeated Anup by a score of 21-17, 21-11.

Anup had earlier won an easy first round against another qualifier Tatsuya Watanabe in the 1st round by a score of 21-11, 21-9.

Kenn Lim, a qualifier, on the other hand had defeated 8th seeded Valery Atrashchenkov of Ukraine 17-21, 21-14, 21-9 in the first round.

The other Indians in the fray had already crashed out of the tournament a day earlier, with Aditi Mutatkar & Aditya Elango having lost in the first round of the tournament.

For more details about the first round read: Aditi, Aditya out of Austrian Open

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