Badminton player Kidambi Srikanth advances at French Open

WION Web Team Paris, France Oct 24, 2018, 07.36 PM(IST) Oct 24, 2018, 07.44 PM(IST)

File photo of Kidambi Srikanth. Photograph:( ANI )

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Srikanth defeated Hong Kong's Wong Wing Ki Vincent 21-19, 21-13 in just 42 minutes. 

India's star badminton player Kidambi Srikanth on Wednesday defeated Hong Kong's Wong Wing Ki Vincent in straight games to enter the second round of the French Open badminton tournament. 

The Indian brushed off a tough challenge in the opening game to clinch a comprehensive 21-19, 21-13 verdict in 42 minutes.

Srikanth will now face the winner of the first round clash between Khosit Phetpradab of Thailand and South Korea's Lee Dong Keun.

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