Tokyo [Japan], Sept.23 (ANI
): Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth
crashed out of the ongoing Japan Super Series
after suffering a defeat in the quarter-finals of the men's singles event here on Friday.
Despite winning the opening game, the eight-seeded failed to capitalize and went on to suffer an 18-21, 21-14, 21-19 defeat in a thrilling last-eight contest that lasted about an hour.
With his exit, India's challenge in the tournament also folded.
Earlier, Srikanth had trounced compatriots Ajay Jayaram
and Parupalli Kashyap
to 6progress through to the quarterfinals of the men's singles event. (ANI