World Badminton Championships 2017: Srikanth Kidambi vs Son Wan Ho, Live Score and updates: Srikanth 14-21, 18-21

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 25, 2017 15:40 IST

Srikanth Kidambi loses 14-21, 18-21.


15:40 (IST)25 AUG 2017

Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for all the latest updates from the 2017 BWF World Championships.

15:39 (IST)25 AUG 2017

PV Sindhu is first up.

Her match is fourth on Court 1 and it is expected to be around 5pm IST approx.

You can follow live coverage of that match here when it begins.

15:37 (IST)25 AUG 2017

But let's not get demoralized, folks.

Srikanth had been doing extremely well and he will be back soon.

India's medal hopes are still very much alive. PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal are still in contention.

15:33 (IST)25 AUG 2017

India's hopes for a men's singles medal is crushed again. Since Prakash Padukone in 1983, no Indian men's singles player has managed to reach the semi-finals. And we have to unfortunately keep on waiting for yet another year.

15:29 (IST)25 AUG 2017

Tremendous fightback towards the end from Srikanth but it was too late. Sri's incredible 13-match winning streak comes to an end.

15:26 (IST)25 AUG 2017

Final score: Son Wan Ho beats Srikanth Kidambi, 21-14, 21-18

15:24 (IST)25 AUG 2017

And Sri's shot is blocked by the net to end his World Championships hopes....18-21

15:23 (IST)25 AUG 2017

Sri falters at the net...MATCH POINTS TO SON.....20-18

15:23 (IST)25 AUG 2017

BIG SMASH from Sri..18-19

15:22 (IST)25 AUG 2017

crosscourt slice from Sri....17-19

15:22 (IST)25 AUG 2017

error in judgment from the top seed....lets go of a shot and it lands in the corner..19-16

15:21 (IST)25 AUG 2017

BIG SMASH from the Indian...15-19

15:20 (IST)25 AUG 2017

19-14 to the top seed

15:20 (IST)25 AUG 2017

Sensation crosscourt slice from the Indian...14-18

15:19 (IST)25 AUG 2017

One more point to the Indian...13-18

15:19 (IST)25 AUG 2017

18-12 as Sri's shuttle lands in the tramlines

15:18 (IST)25 AUG 2017

Son keeps attacking the net and he stops the Sri march...17-12

15:17 (IST)25 AUG 2017

A great smash from the Indian..12-16

15:16 (IST)25 AUG 2017

Sri targets Son's backhand and it pays off....11-16

15:16 (IST)25 AUG 2017

This time, Son falters at the net...16-10

15:15 (IST)25 AUG 2017

Desperate efforts from the Indian now...9-16

15:14 (IST)25 AUG 2017

Wins a midcourt exchange...8-16

15:14 (IST)25 AUG 2017

Srikanth rushes to the net and gets a couple of points..7-16

15:13 (IST)25 AUG 2017

16-5 to the Korean

One-way traffic

15:12 (IST)25 AUG 2017

It's 15-5 to the World No. 1 now

15:11 (IST)25 AUG 2017


15:11 (IST)25 AUG 2017

It's a pretty tired and dejected looking Srikanth on the court. The body language is not inspiring much confidence.

15:10 (IST)25 AUG 2017

Another one goes out!


15:09 (IST)25 AUG 2017

Shuttle goes wide again....5-12

15:09 (IST)25 AUG 2017

5-11 now

15:08 (IST)25 AUG 2017

Quite a lacklustre display from the Indian so far. His usual sharpness is totally missing today nor has there been any attack.

15:07 (IST)25 AUG 2017

And 11-4 for the top seed at half-time

15:06 (IST)25 AUG 2017

10-4 now for the top seed

15:06 (IST)25 AUG 2017

9-4 to the Korean

15:05 (IST)25 AUG 2017

Fabulous slice from the Indian....4-8

15:04 (IST)25 AUG 2017

8-2 now

Sri is not looking his usual energetic self...have the wins finally caught up with him?

15:04 (IST)25 AUG 2017

7-2 to the Korean

15:03 (IST)25 AUG 2017

Sri continues to be error-prone.....2-6

15:02 (IST)25 AUG 2017

Srikanth slipped and lost his shoe

5-2 to Son

15:01 (IST)25 AUG 2017

Son found the corner....4-2

15:00 (IST)25 AUG 2017

Some aggression finally from the Indian....2-3

15:00 (IST)25 AUG 2017

It is 2-1 to Son

14:59 (IST)25 AUG 2017



14:58 (IST)25 AUG 2017

Sri has not been at his flawless best today....a few mistakes can create a huge gulf because the opponent is the World No. 1.

14:56 (IST)25 AUG 2017

And the top seed grabs the first game...21-14

14:56 (IST)25 AUG 2017

SIX GAME POINTS for Son...20-14

14:56 (IST)25 AUG 2017

The point goes to Sri....14-19

14:55 (IST)25 AUG 2017

excellent drop from Sri that just lands within the tramlines...Son challenges

14:54 (IST)25 AUG 2017

Son has the upper hand...19-13

14:54 (IST)25 AUG 2017

Sri is still not that sharp....again finds the shuttle blocked by the net...13-18
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