Fifth seed Kidambi Srikanth beat Son Wanho of Korea 21-12, 18-21, 21-12 in the men’s singles quarterfinal and stormed into the semifinal of Korea Open Super 500 tournament on Friday.
Srikanth cruised through the first set with ease but Son came back and won a closely fought second.
The third set was an exact replica of the first as Srikanth managed to edge past Son in a match that lasted 62 minutes.
P V Sindhu takes on Busanan Ongbamrungphan in the women’s singles quarterfinals.
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