Korea Open: Kashyap Thrashes Former World No 2, Enters Semi-Finals

Kashyap beat Jorgensen in straight sets 24-22, 21-8.

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Kashyap beat Jorgensen in straight sets 24-22, 21-8.

India’s only hope in the tournament, Parupalli Kashyap continued his good run, beating former world no 2, Denmark’s Jan O Jorgensen in the quarterfinal of the Korea Open on Friday, 27 September.

Kashyap beat Jorgensen in straight games 24-22, 21-8 and now enters the semi-final that is scheduled to be played tomorrow.


Kashyap on Thursday, 26 September had advanced to the quarters after registering a hard-fought 21-17, 11-21, 21-12 win over Malaysia's Liew Daren.

Parupalli Kashyap is the only Indian left in the fray at the BWF World Tour Super 500 tournament.

Kashyap last played Jorgensen five years ago at the Denmark Open. Overall, he has improved his record to 3-4 record against the Danish, who is a 2015 World Championship bronze medallist.

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