Lakshya Sen fails to qualify for Malaysia Masters
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: Rising Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen could not qualify for the main draw of the Malaysia Masters Super 500 tournament, going down to Denmark's Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus in the men's singles qualifiers here on Tuesday.
The unseeded Indian went down 21-11 18-21 14-21 in hard-fought match, that lasted 49 mins.
Shubhankar Dey and the women's doubles duo of Pooja Dandu and Sanjana Santosh also failed to make the main draw.
Shubhankar went down 15-21 15-21 to Malaysia's Liew Daren in the men's singles while Dandu and Santosh lost to the Indonesian pair of Siti Fadia Silva Ramadhanti and Ribka Sugiarto 15-21 10-21 in the women's doubles.
Later on Tuesday, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will open their campaign against local shuttlers Ong Yew Sin and Teo Ee Yi.