World No. 1 Viktor Axelsen beats Srikanth


Axelsen defeats Srikanth, world No. 1 Viktor Axelsen, to face Lakshya Sen: World No.1 Victor Axelsen defeated Kidambi Srikanth in straight sets to face India’s Lakshya Sen in the semi-finals. Axelsen came on all guns blazing against Srikanth in the first set to win 21-10. The latter produced a stellar response in the second set with the score at 21-19 at one point, but Axelsen kept the nerve to win the thriller. Follow Badminton German Open Live Updates with InsideSport.IN

In other quarter-final battles, India’s Lakshya Sen defeated HS Prannoy for a semi-final spot. Sen, 20, who won his first Super 500 title at the Indian Open in January, beat former top 10 player Prannoy 21-15, 21-16 in 39 minutes.

Axelsen beats Srikanth: World No. 1 Viktor Axelsen beats Kidambi Srikanth, to face Lakshya Sen in SEMI-FINALS: follow live badminton German Open updates

Lakshya Sen vs Prannoy German Open Quarter-Final Highlights: Lakshya Sen defeats counterpart HS Prannoy to advance to semi-final

Game 1: Victor Axelsen defeats Kidambi Srikanth 21-10 in the first set, moves closer to the semi-final.

Game 2: Victor Axelsen beats Srikanth 23-21 in the second set to win the match.

  • Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen previously beat Frenchman Toma Junior Popov 21-17, 21-10 to advance to the German Open quarter-finals. He also beat Germany’s Max Weisskirchen 21-11, 21-14 in previous encounters.
  • The top-ranked badminton star will be keen to win another title after Indonesia Open 2021.

India Badminton German Open Results – Thursday Last 16 Matches

  • PV Sindhu lost against Zhang Yi Man (China) 14-21, 21-15, 14-21.
  • Kidambi Srikanth defeated Lu Guang Zu (China) 21-16, 21-23, 21-18
  • Saina Nehwal lost to Ratchanok Intanon (Thailand) 10-21, 15-21.
  • Lakshya Sen defeated Anthony Sinisuka Ginting (Indonesia) 21-7, 21-9
  • HS Prannoy beat Lee Cheuk Yiu (Hong Kong) 21-19, 24-22

Axelsen beats Srikanth: World No. 1 Viktor Axelsen beats Kidambi Srikanth, to face Lakshya Sen in SEMI-FINALS: follow live badminton German Open updates

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