Indonesia Masters: Kidambi Srikanth, Dhruv Kapila-Sikki Reddy Enter Second Round


Bali: Indian mix doubles pair of Dhruv Kapila and N Sikki Reddy and ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth entered the second round of the Indonesia Masters Super 750 badminton tournament on Wednesday.

Dhruv Kapila and N Sikki Reddy defeated Indonesia’s Praveen Jordan and Melati Daeva Oktavianti 21-11, 22-20.

On the other hand, Kidambi inflicted a 21-18, 15-21, 21-16 defeat on France’s Christo Popov on Court 3. The Indian, currently ranked 15th, is likely to face Indonesia’s sixth seed Jonatan Christie next.

Earlier in the day, Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap lost in the first round 10-21, 19-21 against Denmark’s Hans-Kristian Vittinghus.

On Tuesday, ace shuttler Lakshya Sen and two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu reached the second round by winning their respective games.

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