Kidambi Srikanth was defeated by Sesar Hiren Rustavito of Indonesia 21-12 14-21 12-21
Sameer Verma was defeated by Malaysia's Li Ji Jia 16-21, 15-21 in straight games
Saina Nehwal was defeated by Hosmark of Denmark in a three-game match in 47 minutes
Dainik BhaskarJan 22, 2020, 05:47 PM IST Sports Desk. Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma crashed out in the first round of the Thailand Badminton Open on Wednesday. Saina was defeated by Lynn Hosmark of Denmark. Fifth seed Saina was eliminated in the first round of the second consecutive tournament. She also lost in the first round of Indonesia Masters last week. Hozmark won the match 21-13, 17-21, 21-15 in 47 minutes.
Srikanth was defeated by Sesar Hiren Rustavito of Indonesia 21-12, 14-21, 12-21 in the BMF World Tour Super-300 category. The match played in Bangkok lasted 48 minutes. World No-5 Srikanth bowed out in the first round of the third consecutive tournament.
Sameer defeated Li Ji Jia in straight games
At the same time, Sameer was defeated by Malaysia's Li Ji Jia 16-21, 15-21 in straight games. The match ended in 39 minutes. At the same time, Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy will start their journey in this tournament.