BWF World Championship: Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy loses in the first round - Sportzwiki
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BWF World Championship: Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy loses in the first round

The Indian pair of Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy lost to Chinese pair Lu Kai and Kai Yun in straight sets 9-21,7-21 in the first round of the BWF World Championship played at Jakarta just few hours ago. The Indian pair just were not allowed to play natural game and made a lot of unforced errors.

In the first game the Chinese pair started off in aggressive manner taking 3-0 lead. Manu Attri/ Sumeeth Reddy took a point but the Lu Kai/Cai Yun dominated the game. The Chinese took 2 more points and stretched their lead to 5-2. The Chinese pair then took 6 successive points. At the interval Lu Kai/Cai Yun took a commanding 11-2 lead. After the interval the Chinese pair continued their domination. Both pairs took 3 alternate points each for a 15-5 lead for Chinese pair. Lu Kai/Cai Yun just took few minutes to wrap up the first game 21-9.

In the second game the Chinese pair again took a 3-0 lead. Manu Attri/Sumeeth Reddy took 2 points but the Chinese pair then took 4 successive points for a 8-2 lead. At the interval the Chinese pair led 11-4. After the interval the Chinese pair played attacking badminton. The Indian pair made a lot of unforced errors. The Chinese pair won the game 21-7.

Manu Attri and Sumeeth had some great results prior to this tournament but they failed to live up to the expectations. 

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