Lakshya Sen beats Anders Antonsen to enter All England Championships quarters | Badminton News

Mar14,2024



New Delhi: India's Lakshya Sen Put in a remarkable performance, securing a stunning three-game win over world No. 3 anders antonsen To advance to the quarterfinals of All England Championship In birmingham on Thursday.
Sen, currently ranked 18th in the world, bounced back from 2-8 down after losing the second game in the decider to eventually beat three-time medalist Antonsen 24-22, 11-21, 21-14. Achieved victory. World Championships, in a controversial second round match.
During this, PV SindhuThe two-time Olympic medallist, showed flashes of her skill but made errors in the second round of the women's singles to lose 19-21, 11-21 against the world No. 1. Ann Se Young Of Korea.
It was Sindhu's seventh consecutive defeat to the formidable Ann Se Young, who last year created history as the first Korean women's singles player to win a world championship title.
Sen entered the match with a 1–3 record against Antonsen, having been victorious in their previous three meetings. However, Sen produced a strong performance to take a 17-15 lead in the first game and then secured it with several powerful smashes.
Although Antonsen dominated the second game, Sen regrouped in the deciding game and rallied from behind to level the score at 13–13.
The momentum shifted in Sen's favor as he took advantage of Antonsen's errors and eventually won the match with a series of good shots and smashes.
(With PTI inputs)



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