Lakshya Sen defeats Japan’s Kanta Tsuneyama, marches to men’s singles second round of Indonesia Open Super 1000 competition

Lakshya Sen defeated Japan’s Kanta Tsuneyama in straight games on Tuesday to go to the men’s singles second round of the Indonesia Open

Leading Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen defeated Japan’s Kanta Tsuneyama in straight games on Tuesday to go to the men’s singles second round of the Indonesia Open Super 1000 competition in Jakarta. In the first round match, Sen defeated Tsuneyama 21-12 21-17 in under forty minutes. 

In this article we will look at all the aspects of the match between Lakshya Sen and Kanta Tsuneyama

Indonesia Open: Lakshya Sen VS Kanta Tsuneyama

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The Road Ahead

Sen will next face the victor of the match between Indonesia’s seventh-seeded Anthony Sinisuka Ginting and Japan’s Kenta Nishimoto. Sen slipped into the Olympic qualifiers with consecutive semifinal finishes at the French Open and All England Championships. But before Kiran George’s career in the men’s singles event came to an end, he put up a fierce fight against Hong Yang Weng of China 21-11 10-21 20-22.

The Start

In the first round, the Indian mixed doubles team of B Sumeeth Reddy and Sikki Reddy battled hard to defeat the American team of Vinson Chiu and Jennie Gai 18-21 21-16 21-17. 

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The Challenge

However, the Indian duo faces an enormous challenge as they advance to face the winner of the match between the top-seeded Chinese pair Si Wei Zheng and Ya Qiong Huang and the Indonesian team of Rehan Naufal Kusharjanto and Lisa Ayu Kusumawati.

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The Schedule

Later in the day, Yu-Pei Cheng and Yu Hsing Sun of Chinese Taipei will challenge Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand, the Indian women’s doubles team, while Priyanshu Rajawat and HS Prannoy, the former world no. 1 player, will compete in an all-Indian men’s singles match in the opening round.

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