Tokyo: Indian badminton sensation Lakshya Sen showcased his prowess on the court as he secured a spot in the Round of 16 at the Japan Open 2023 on Wednesday. The talented shuttler put up an impressive performance, overcoming his compatriot Priyanshu Rajwat in a thrilling three-game encounter.
In a fiercely contested match, Lakshya Sen displayed his skills and determination to claim victory with a final scoreline of 21-15, 12-21, and 24-22. The Commonwealth gold medalist’s tenacity and composure in the decisive moments of the match were commendable, earning him a well-deserved place in the pre-quarterfinals.
Looking ahead, Lakshya Sen’s next challenge in the tournament will be Japan’s Kanta Tsuneyama, who caused an early upset by defeating Indonesian world No. 2 Antony Sinisuka Ginting in the opening round. With both players eager to advance further in the prestigious championship, the upcoming clash promises to be an enthralling showdown between two skilled contenders.