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Korea Open: Parupalli Kashyap trounce Jan O Jorgensen in quarter-final


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Shuttler Parupalli Kashyap defeated Denmark's Jan O Jorgensen 24-22, 21-8 in a quarter-final match of the Korea Open here on Friday.
In the 37-minute long-encounter, Kashyap clinched the match in two straight games. The 33-year-old won the first game after facing a tough-fight by his opponent.
In the second game, Kashyap outclassed his opponent to claim the game by 21-8.
On Thursday, Kashyap outclassed Malaysia's Daren Liew 21-17, 11-21, 21-12 in a second-round match.
Kashyap is the only Indian left in the Korea Open after PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, and Sai Praneeth were knocked out of the tournament.
Kashyap proceeds to a semi-final of the tournament and will now face world number one Japan's Kento Momota on September 28.

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First Published: Sep 27 2019 | 3:24 PM IST

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