Shuttler Srikanth bows out of Denmark Open

Odense: Star Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth lost his men’s singles semi-final match to Kento Momota of Japan to bow out of the Denmark Open here on Saturday.

Second seed Momota took 42 minutes to outplay the seventh seed Indian shuttler 21-16, 21-12 in straight games to advance.

Srikanth struggled from the start and failed to find his rhythm which cost him the match.

Later in the day, Saina Nehwal will face Gregoria Mariska Tunjung of Indonesia in the women’s singles category.