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Kidambi Srikanth, Sameer Verma Progress In Korea Masters Badminton

Kidambi Srikanth defeated Hong Kong's Wong Wing Ki Vincent 21-18, 21-17 to enter the second round at the Korea Masters badminton tournament on Wednesday.

Kidambi Srikanth, Sameer Verma Progress In Korea Masters Badminton
Kidambi Srikanth will face Kanta Tsuneyama of Japan in Round 2 at the Korea Masters badminton tournament. | Twitter
Kidambi Srikanth, Sameer Verma Progress In Korea Masters Badminton
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2019-11-20T10:54:43+05:30

India made a promising start at the Korea Masters with shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma advancing to the second round of the men's singles competition in Gwangju on Wednesday (November 20). 

The sixth seed Srikanth defeated Hong Kong's Wong Wing Ki Vincent 21-18, 21-17 in match that lasted 37 minutes. (BADMINTON NEWS

The former world no.1 Srikanth now enjoys a dominant 11-3 head-to-head record over the Hong Kong shuttler. He will face Kanta Tsuneyama of Japan in the second round.

Sameer Verma also reached the second round after his opponent Japan's Kazumasa Sakai retired midway with the score reading 11-8 in favour of the Indian.

However, it was end of the road for Sourabh Verma, who went down after winning the first game to local favourite Kim Donghun 21-13, 12-21, 13-21.

Sameer will take on Donghun in the second round.

(PTI)

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