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PBL 2020: Kidambi Srikanth withdraws, says he wants to focus on international events ahead of Tokyo Olympics
Srikanth is currently enduring a winless streak since claiming four titles in 2017. He had reached the finals of India Open earlier this year.
Hong Kong Open exit proves Kidambi Srikanth is yet to find form which helped him to four Superseries titles in 2017
Srikanth has seen his BWF (Badminton World Federation) ranking drop steadily from the pinnacle of the charts last year to a present level of World No 13
Hong Kong Open: Home favourite Lee Cheuk Yiu caps off stunning run to finals with three-sets win over Anthony Ginting for first major title
Lee's title run, which includes surprise wins over Denmark's Viktor Axelsen and Kidambi Srikanth of India in the quarter and semi-final, comes after he appeared to show support for the protesters
Hong Kong Open: Kidambi Srikanth loses semi-final clash to Lee Cheuk Yiu in straight games as India's campaign comes to end
The former world no 1 squandered six game points in the second game to suffer 9-21, 23-25 in contest that lasted 42-minutes.
Hong Kong Open: Local hope Lee Cheuk-yiu stuns Viktor Axelsen to set up semi-final clash against Kidambi Srikanth
The tournament has ploughed on despite pro-democracy protests in the city and Lee will play India's Kidambi Srikanth in the last four on Saturday
Hong Kong Open: Kidambi Srikanth enters semi-finals after China's Chen Long concedes QF clash due to injury
Unseeded Srikanth, ranked 13th in the world, was leading by a game when Long decided to concede the match, thus handing the Indian a place in the last-four of the HSBC BWF World Tour Super 500 event.
Hong Kong Open: Kidambi Srikanth beats countryman Sourabh Verma to enter quarter-finals; HS Prannoy, PV Sindhu ousted
Former world No 1 Srikanth, who slipped to the 13th spot in the latest BWF rankings this week, notched up a 21-11 15-21 21-19 win over compatriot Sourabh Verma in the men's singles second round.
Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy win opening-round matches in straight games; Saina Nehwal, Sameer Verma ousted
Sixth seed Sindhu took 36 minutes to see off World No 19 Kim Ga Eun of Korea 21-15, 21-16 to progress to the second round where she will face Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan
Hong Kong Open: Kidambi Srikanth advances after Kento Momota's sudden exit; Sourabh Verma qualifies for main draw
Top Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth advanced to the men's singles second round without playing a shot after his opponent Kento Momota's pull-out while Sourabh Verma entered the main draw of the Hong Kong Open after clinching straight-game wins in his two qualifying clashes in Hong Kong on Tuesday.
Hong Kong Open: BWF Super 500 event to continue as per schedule despite fresh pro-democracy protests
Badminton's Hong Kong Open began Tuesday despite fresh pro-democracy protests across the financial hub with a number of the city's players qualifying for the main draw to delight their home fans.
Hong Kong Open: Sourabh Verma secures spot in main draw after consecutive straight-game victories in qualifying matches
Sourabh, seeded fourth in the qualifiers, first defeated Thailand's Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk 21-15 21-19 before getting the better of Lucas Claerbout of France 21-19 21-19 in the final qualifying round.
Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal eye recovery; Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty look to continue good run
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will look to continue their sensational run but the focus will be on PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal as they seek to avoid another early exit at the Hong Kong Open on Tuesday
Hong Kong Open: Aaron Rai shoots course-record 61 to take four stroke lead heading into third round
Starting at No. 10, Aaron Rai — who wears gloves on both hands while playing — birdied five of his first six holes and picked up four more shots in a 9-under round. He hasn't made a bogey in his first 36 holes and was on 14-under 126.
Hong Kong Open: Big names struggle in blustery conditions; Aaron Rai, Yusaku Miyazato, Jason Scrivener card 65 to end top
An unfamiliar trio upstaged Ryder Cup stars and the Masters champion in the first round of the Hong Kong Open on Thursday as blustery conditions took their toll on the big names.
Hong Kong Open: Son Wan Ho back to his best as he clinches title; Nozomi Okuhara downs Ratchanok Intanon in final
Son Wan Ho and Kenta Nishimoto engaged each other in innumerable, interminable rallies over an hour and a half, thinking nothing of covering several kilometres of court in their effort at outlasting their antagonist.
Hong Kong Open: Son Wan-ho wins first title since 2016; Nozomi Okuhara beats Ratchanok Intanon in hard-fought victory
Sixth seed Son Wan-ho, who stunned Japanese world number one Kento Momota in the semis, yielded 12 points in a row in the first game before finding his form after the first break to win 14-21, 21-17, 21-13 in 89 minutes
Hong Kong Open 2018: Son Wan Ho battles past top seed Kento Momota to enter first World Tour men's singles final
Top-ranked Kento Momota was sent packing from the Hong Kong Open Saturday after a stunning semi-final loss to South Korean Son Wan Ho
Hong Kong Open 2018: India's Kidambi Srikanth vows to be consistent after suffering third straight quarter-finals exit
Kidambi Srikanth has suffered his third straight quarter-finals loss but says Indian badminton has a bright future, after injury woes sent the fourth seed packing from the Hong Kong Open.
Hong Kong Open: Top-seed Kento Momota survives early scare against Jonatan Cristie to reach semi-final
The top seed Kento Momota was dominating the match by the time the second game was over, and he wrapped up the decider in 15 minutes, to enter the semi-finals.
Hong Kong Open: Kidambi Srikanth, Sameer Verma bow out in quarter-finals to end Indian challenge
Kidambi Srikanth couldn't threaten Kenta Nishimoto, who lead 12-7 at one stage in the opening game. Sameer Verma couldn't find a way to outwit an athletic Lee Cheuk Yiu