Sindhu had recently beaten Okuhara in the final of the Korea Open Super Series.? Photograph:( AFP )
PV Sindhu was knocked out of the Japan Open Super Series after she lost to Nozomi Okuhara in the second round.
The Japanese badminton player beat Sindhu 21-18, 21-8.
Japan Open Superseries: #PVSindhu knocked out after losing to Japan's Nozomi Okuhara, 18-21, 8-21.— ANI (@ANI) September 21, 2017
Sindhu had only last week beaten Okuhara in the final of the Korea Open Super Series.
Saina Nehwal also lost her match to Spain's Carolina Marin.
Marin defeated Saina 16-21, 13-21.
Japan Open Superseries: Saina Nehwal loses to Spain's Carolina Marin by 16-21, 13-,21— ANI (@ANI) September 21, 2017