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Korea Open 2019 quarterfinal, Parupalli Kashyap vs O Jorgensen Highlights: Parupalli wins 24-22, 21-8

Korea Open Badminton 2019 quarterfinal, Parupalli Kashyap vs O Jorgensen: Parupalli Kashyap beat former World No. 2 Jan O Jorgensen in the Korea Open quarterfinals on Friday.

By: Sports Desk | Updated: September 27, 2019 2:43:15 pm
parupalli kashyap, hs prannoy, manu attri, sumeeth reddy, indian badminton badminton news, sports news, indian express Parupalli Kashyap advcanced to Korea Open semifinals. (Source: PTI File)

Korea Open Badminton 2019, Parupalli Kashyap vs O Jorgensen Badminton Highlights: India’s Parupalli Kashyap advances to the semifinal of Korea Open Super 500 tournament with a straight games win 24-22, 21-8 win over Denmark’s Jan O Jorgensen.

Earlier, world champion P V Sindhu and the seasoned Saina Nehwal crashed out following first-round setbacks. World Championship men’s singles bronze-medallist B Sai Praneeth also bowed out early from the tournament.

Live Blog

Korea Open 2019 Quarter-Final Live Score, Parupalli Kashyap vs O Jorgensen Badminton Live Score:

14:37 (IST)27 Sep 2019
2nd Game: Parupalli 21-8 Jorgensen

After a tight first game, Parupalli Kashyap dominates in the second to beat Danish opponent Jorgensen 24-22, 21-8. He will now take on Kento Momota in the semifinal.

14:31 (IST)27 Sep 2019
2nd Game: Parupalli 11-7 Jorgensen

A dominating start to the second game by Parupalli Kashyap as the Indian shuttler goes into the second mid-game break with 11-7 lead .

14:27 (IST)27 Sep 2019
2nd Game: Parupalli 7-3 Jorgensen

The match has so far lacked rallies. Parupalli winning the first game also comes after multiple errors committed by Jorgensen. The Indian is, however, dominating the second game. 

14:21 (IST)27 Sep 2019
1st Game: Parupalli 24-22 Jorgensen

An extremely tight opening game comes to an end with Parupalli Kashyap winning 24-22 in 21 minutes. While both the shuttlers had game point opportunities, it was the Indian shuttler who converted his.

14:14 (IST)27 Sep 2019
1st Game: Parupalli 19-18 Jorgensen

Good challenge by Parupalli Kashyap as he takes a one-point lead over the Danish player. It could still be anyone's game as both the shuttlers are replying to points by their opponents with equal points. 

14:10 (IST)27 Sep 2019
1st Game: Parupalli 15-15 Jorgensen

It has been an even battle so far between the two quarterfinalists. This could go either way. Both players level at 15-15.

14:07 (IST)27 Sep 2019
1st Game: Parupalli 12-12 Jorgensen

We see a comeback by Parupalli after the break as he takes four points on the trot to make it level at 12-12. 

14:05 (IST)27 Sep 2019
1st Game: Parupalli 8-11 Jorgensen

The match started with both players going neck and neck but Parupalli Kashyap goes into the first mid-game break trailing his opponent Jorgensen by three points. 

14:03 (IST)27 Sep 2019
1st Game: Parupalli 5-8 Jorgensen

An unsuccessful challenge by Parupalli and it is followed by a series of points by the shuttler from Denmark. A little distracted, Parupalli needs to get his focus back on the game.

13:59 (IST)27 Sep 2019
1st Game: Parupalli 2-2 Jorgensen

Positive start by the Indian shuttler, as the opening game stands level at 2-2. Both players in their 30s, both with a catalogue of injuries in their careers, both fighting for a semifinal meeting with world champion Kento Momota

13:53 (IST)27 Sep 2019
Kashyap takes court

Kashyap's quarterfinal clash is about to begin. The winner of this match will face Kento Momota in the semifinal. 

13:10 (IST)27 Sep 2019
Korea Open Live

Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the quarterfinals of Korea Open. Parupalli Kashyap remains the only Indian left in the competition and he takes on O Jorgensen for a spot in the semifinals. Stay tuned for live score and updates here.

On playing Jorgensen after a long gap, Kashyap said: "It would be a good match. He beat Ginting, so he is in good form. I don't know why he didn't play China Open. It will be a tough match. Let's see." Kashyap on Thursday advanced to the Korea Open men's singles quarterfinal after a three-game triumph over Malaysia's Daren Liew. The 33-year-old from Hyderabad prevailed 21-17 11-21 21-12 over Daren, who is a 2018 World Championship bronze medallist, in a contest that lasted 56 minutes.