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This is the third after winning world badminton title that PV Sindhu has made an early exit
In the Denmark Open's first round, Indian badminton player Kidambi Srikant lost to Anders Antonsen in 42-minutes.
Saina Nehwal lost the first game 15-21 and in the second game threw away a 20-16 lead at one stage to lose the decider 21-23 as the Indian shuttler suffered straight games, first-round defeat ar Denmark Open
PV Sindhu defeated Gregoria Mariska Tunjung to advance to second round of the Denmark Open Badminton tournament. Meanwhile, Parupalli Kashyap coasted past Sitthikom Thammasin.
After claiming the World title in August, PV Sindhu endured surprise first and second-round exits at the China Open and Korea Open last month, respectively
The 29-year-old Saina Nehwal, an Olympic bronze medallist, had finished runner-up in Denmark Open last year, losing to Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu-Ying in the final.
The Verma brothers come into the Dutch Open Super 100 tournament with contrasting results. While top seed Sameer has been battling fitness issues which forced him to pull out of the events in China and Korea, Sourabh had clinched the Vietnam Open Super 100 title last month.
PV Sindhu, who made exits at the China Open and Korea Open, dropped to world no 6 spot after five months and the former world no 2 shuttler will look to make amends at the Denmark Open and French Open.
Fifth-seeded PV Sindhu, who made early exits from China and Korea last month, has been pitted against Michelle Li in the French Open, who remains a tricky customer despite the fact that Sindhu has a 5-2 head-to-head record against the world no 9 Canadian