India’s young badminton player Lakshmi Sen has reached the men’s singles quarter-finals in the All England Badminton Tournament. Lakshya became the youngest Indian player aged 19 to reach the last 8 of this tournament.
The target defeated France’s Thomas Roxel 21-18 21-17 in the pre-quarter final. World champion PV Sindhu has also reached the finals-8 in women’s singles. Sindhu defeated the Danish line Kristoffersen 21-8, 21-8 in just 25 minutes.
Lakshya was unable to play in the tournament last year because his father was Corona positive. He also stayed away from Thailand Open this year due to a back injury.
Earlier this month he took part in the Swiss Open but lost in the first round to world champion number 2 Viktor Axelsen.
In the first round of the All England Badminton Tournament, Lakshya defeated world number 18 Kantaphon Wangcharoen. The goal was won in 49 minutes 21-18 21-12. He beat the French rival in 53 minutes in the second round.
In the first game, both players were leading 18–18 at the same time. But the goal won the game three times in a row from here. A goal in the second game did not give Roxell a chance.
In another game of the second rounder, India’s HS Prannoy faced defeat. He was defeated by No. 1 player Kento Momento 21–15, 21–14. India’s pair Satwiksairaj and Ashwini Ponnappa also lost in mixed doubles at the same time.
In 35 minutes they were defeated by Yuki Kaneko and Misaki Matsutomo from Japan 21–19, 21–19. The fifth seed in PV Sindhu’s women’s singles