Valiant Kashyap bows out to Mo­mota in semis

The Times of India (New Delhi edition) - - Times Sport -

Incheon: In­dian shut­tler Paru­palli Kashyap’s im­pres­sive run at the Korea Open Su­per 500 tour­na­ment came to an end af­ter he lost to world No 1 Kento Mo­mota of Ja­pan in the men’s sin­gles semi­fi­nals. Kashyap, who was the lone In­dian left in fray, went down 13-21 15-21 to the two-time

AL­MOST... reign­ing world cham­pion Mo­mota in 40 min­utes.

The 2014 Com­mon­wealth Games gold-medal­list, who was pro­moted from the qual­i­fy­ing round, had last played Mo­mota four years ago at the In­done­sia Open. Kashyap had a 0-2 record against the Ja­pa­nese prior to Satur­day’s en­counter.

Kashyap re­turns to Mo­mota in the Korea Open semis

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