Prime News, International and National Sport, Badminton, Barcelona, February 20:- Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap crashed out of the ongoing Spain Masters tournament on Wednesday after retiring midway during his first-round match.
Kashyap had won the first game, 21-19 against Brazil’s Ygor Coelho, but then he went on lose the second game, 18-21 and was also trailing in the final game.
With scoreline at 14-12 in favour of Coelho in the final game, Kashyap had to retire hurt and as a result, he crashed out of the Spain Masters.
Earlier in the day, Saina Nehwal progressed to the second round of the ongoing Spain Masters tournament. The 29-year-old defeated Germany’s Yvonne Li 21-16, 21-14. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)