Korea Open: Kashyap beats Jorgensen to reach semisLast updated on Sep 27, 2019, 06:12 pm
Veteran Indian men's singles badminton player Parupalli Kashyap continued his fine run at the ongoing Korea Open Super 500 tournament in Incheon on Friday.
The 33-year-old went on to claim a superb victory against Denmark's Jan O Jorgensen.
Kashyap won the clash 24-22, 21-8 to progress.
The ace shuttler will face a stern test against Kento Momota next.
How did the first game pan out?
The first game of the quarter-final saw both players give their all and remain neck and neck for the most part.
Jorgensen seemed likely to take the opener after leading 11-8 at the mid-game interval.
He also had two game points but couldn't wrap things up against the Indian.
Kashyap hung in there and showed nerves of steel to clinch the first game 24-22.
Momota beats Zil Jia Lee 21-15, 21-19 to advance
Momota showed his class to down the in-form Zil Jia Lee 21-15, 21-19 in straight games.
The world number one is the favorite to clinch this year's Korea Open.
Momota will look to pounce on Kashyap next and move to the finale.
The Indian shuttler needs to bring his A game in order to cause an upset.
It will not be an easy task.
Kashyap dominates the second game
The second game couldn't live up to the expectations set by a thrilling opener. Kashyap showed his prowess to seal the match in no time. He took the game 21-8.
Here we look at the other crucial results
The other men's semi-final will be played between Wang Tzu Wei Chou Tien Chen.
Wang overcame Jonathan Christie 21-8, 22-20.
Chen beat Shesar Hiren 21-15, 21-13.
In the women's section, He Bingjiao went on to down world number four Chen Yufei 15-21, 21-17, 21-18 to progress,
He Bingjiao will take on Michelle Li next.
Meanwhile, Tai Tzu Ying will face Ratchanok Intanon.