Sindhu just couldn't find a way across the attacking game of An Seyoung, who was always a step ahead during the contest.
Prakash Padukone’s commandments: Focus on results, not rankings; find youngsters who are physically gifted
Prakash Padukone’s commandments for Indian badminton: Focus on results, not rankings; find youngsters who are physically gifted; hire full-time professionals to work at BAI.
Denmark Open also restarts the BWF World Tour following a suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sai Praneeth is desperate to get some wins under his belt to regain his confidence as he gears up for next week's Thomas Cup and Uber Cup Finals.
It was India's second consecutive defeat after losing the Sudirman Cup Group A opener to Thailand.
The Indian pair lost in the final to top seeds Amalie Magelund and Freja Ravn of Denmark.
Nandu Natekar's matches through the 1950s at the CCI and Bombay Gymkhana had salivating spectators queuing up for tickets overnight, with several having to be turned away because there was just no more space in the playing hall.
Sindhu is one of the favourites for the gold, especially in the absence of defending champion Carolina Marin, who missed the Games due to an injury.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: PV Sindhu has improved on her defence, worked on motion skills, says India coach Park Tae-sang
Park also addded that Tai Tzu-ying would be Sindhu's biggest rival at the Olympics.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Tough knock-out challenge awaits PV Sindhu; difficult draw for Sai Praneeth, Satwik-Chirag
PV Sindhu has been drawn into an easier looking group but on her way to the final, she could face Akane Yamaguchi and Tai Tzu Ying.
Prakash Padukone is likely to be discharged later this week.
Hope the remaining Olympic qualifiers take place, feeling better now physically, says Kidambi Srikanth
Kidambi Srikanth is now solely focussed on his performance in the last three Olympic qualifiers, starting with the India Open, which is scheduled to be held behind closed doors in the national capital from 11 to 16 May.
With just a day remaining for the start of the main round of the All England Championships, Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal took to social media to express her dismay at being kept quarantined in her hotel room in Birmingham for over two days
Swiss Open 2021: Tepid Indian performance at Basel a reason to worry about Tokyo Olympics qualification
The early exits of Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy, Lakshya Sen did them no favours as they fight to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.
Kidambi Srikanth fought hard against NG Ka Long Angus but lost in three games.
Thailand Open Super 1000: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Ashwini Ponnappa's run in mixed doubles ends with semi-final loss
Up against the world number three Thai pair, Satwik and Ashwini, who are ranked 36th, showed great skills and temperament as they scripted an extraordinary fightback after losing the opening game by a whisker.
Thailand Open: Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth win in straight sets, Carolina Marin through to second round
Saina got the better of Selvaduray Kisona of Malaysia 21-15, 21-15 in the women's singles opening round to set up a clash with Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan.
Indian badminton contingent clears COVID-19 test, set to start training for upcoming events in Thailand
The players will also now have access to physio in their rooms but they will have to take prior appointment as part of the protocols in place.
PV Sindhu hopeful of travelling to Thailand from UK despite increasing travel bans due to new coronavirus strain
The 25-year-old had left for London in October to focus on her nutrition and fitness at the Gatorade Sports Science Institute and also has been training alongside British shuttlers Toby Penty and Rajiv Ouseph at the National Training Centre.
Need more players at national camp to implement my Olympics plans, says India's badminton singles coach Agus Dwi Santoso
SAI allowed the national camp for eight Olympic hopefuls following approval from the Telangana government on 1 August but only four are currently training at the SAI-Pullela Gopichand Academy.