Double Olympic medallist P V Sindhu was vanquished by world quantity 4 An Seyoung but once more because the Indian ladies’s badminton workforce suffered a demoralising 0-5 defeat in opposition to Korea of their ultimate group D match of the Uber Cup Last right here on Wednesday.
After two successive wins in opposition to Canada and USA, it was a actuality test for the younger Indian workforce because it couldn’t take a single sport from the Koreans through the five-match tie.
Nevertheless, the defeat won’t depend a lot as India have already sealed a quarterfinal berth after guaranteeing itself a top-two end within the group after two victories.
For Sindhu, it was a disappointing outing as she succumbed to her straight fifth loss to An Seyoung, dropping 15-21 14-21 this time in a lopsided contest as India conceded an early 0-1 lead.
The combo of Shruti Mishra and Simran Singhi was no match to world quantity two pair of Lee Sohee and Shin Seungchan, taking place 13-21 12-21 in 39 minutes.
Aakarshi Kashyap then was despatched packing 10-21 10-21 by world quantity 19 Kim Ga Eun as India surrendered the tie 0-3.
Within the subsequent two matches, Kim Hye Jeong and Kong Heeyong beat Tanisha Crasto and Treesa Jolly 21-14 21-11, whereas Ashmita Chaliha misplaced 18-21 17-21 to Sim Yujin as Korea accomplished the 5-0 drubbing of India.
The Indian males’s workforce will face Chinese language Taipei in group C of Thomas Cup Last later within the day.