Saarbrücken: In badminton, India’s Kidambi Srikanth and women’s doubles pair Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand crashed out at the semi-finals of Hylo Open in Germany. World number 11 player and silver medalist in the world championships, Kidmabi Srikanth lost to world No. 6 Anthony Ginting of Indonesia by ‘21-18, 21-15’ in the semi-finals. Anthony Ginting had earlier this year defeated Srikanth in the All England Open pre-quarterfinals.
Thailand’s Benyapa Aimsaard and Nuntakarn Aimsaard defeated Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand in the women’s doubles semifinals 21-17, 14-21, 21-18 in 33 minutes.In men’s doubles, the pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty lost to England’s Ben Lane and Sean Vendy in straight games, ‘17-21, 14-21’.