‘Kidambi Srikanth defeated Viktor Axelsen’ to enter the semi-finals of Denmark Open badminton.

Kidambi Srikanth stunned reigning world champion Viktor Axelsen to reach the semi-finals of Denmark Open badminton, while Saina Nehwal and H.S. Prannoy lost in the quarter-finals on Friday.

Men’s singles eighth seed Srikanth eliminated Rio Olympic bronze medallist and second seed Axelsen with a 14-21, 22-20, 21-7 in 56 minutes.

The 24-year-old from Guntur was the lone bright spot for India on the day as London Olympics bronze medallist Saina and Prannoy exited the tournament.

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