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Rio 2016: Shuttler Kidambri Srikanth wins first Group match

India TV Sports Desk Rio de Janeiro 12 Aug 2016, 13:14:42 PM IST
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Indian shuttler Kidambri Srikanth edged past Lino Muzon of Mexico in straight games 21-11, 21-17 in the campaign opening Group H match in the men singles event here.

The Former world No. 3 with his variety of shots and accurate smashes clinched the first game in a convincing 21-11 in just 16 minutes on Thursday evening.

In the second game, the Indian started to loosen up a little and started making unforced errors at the net making the game give a nail biting finish 21-17 in 25 minutes.