Japan Open 2019 Quarter Finals, PV Sindhu vs Akane Yamaguchi Highlights: In a repeat of Indonesia Open final last week, PV Sindhu went down to Akane Yamaguchi in Japan Open badminton tournament quarterfinals on Friday. The Indian shuttler lost the Indonesia Open final to the Japanese and failed to get past the Japanese opponent again in a span of five days. She crashed out of the competition 18-21, 15-21.
Men’s doubles quarterfinals also ended in a loss for the Indian pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty. Local favourites Takeshi Kamura and Keigo Sonoda won the clash 21-19, 21-18 to leave Sai Praneeth as the only Indian left in the competition.