Quick-rising Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen made a profitable return to aggressive badminton, beating Christo Popov in straight video games within the opening spherical of USD 750,000 Denmark Open which restarted the worldwide calender after a coronavirus compelled break of seven months.
The 19-year-old Indian, who had claimed 5 titles together with two Tremendous 100 tournaments final yr, produced a scientific efficiency to outwit Popov 21-9 21-15 to succeed in the second spherical.
He’ll tackle the winner of the match between Denmark’s Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus and Belgium’s Maxime Moreels.
Denmark Open Tremendous 750 occasion is the one occasion taking place this yr with BWF compelled to cancel a number of occasions and postpone the Asia leg and World Tour Closing subsequent yr.
“I moved fairly effectively, that was the important thing. Within the second recreation he had a lead however I had made just a few errors. I used to be capable of minimize down on them and discover my rhythm,” Lakshya, who’s at the moment ranked world no.27, was quoted as saying by Badminton World Federation (BWF).
“I’m very joyful to be enjoying once more after seven months and it felt very regular on the court docket.”