Nagpur’s shuttler Malvika Bansod on Thursday crashed out of the Thailand Open 2022 after a defeat against Denmark’s Line Christophersen in the second round of the women’s singles category.
Playing on court 4, the Danish shuttler got the better of her Indian counterpart 16-21, 21-14, 21-14. Christophersen lost the first game to Bansod 16-21. However, she bounced back winning the next two games 21-14 each.
Earlier on Wednesday, India’s ace shuttler PV Sindhu started her Thailand Open 2022 campaign with a win over USA’s Lauren Lam in the women’s singles category. Sindhu won the match 21-19, 19-21, 21-18.
The two-time Olympic medalist won the first game 21-19. However, her American opponent won the next game 21-19 to force the decider. In the final game India clinched the match by 21-18.
Meanwhile, in the men’s singles playing on court 4, India’s ace shuttler HS Prannoy suffered a defeat against Malaysia’s Liew Daren 17-21 in the first game of the match.
In the last game, Malaysian completely dominated Prannoy to win 21-15. Later in the day, PV Sindhu will be in action against South Korea’s Sim Yu Jin.