The Round of 16 of the French Open will see Frenchman Lakshya Sen take on Singapore’s Loh Kean Yew. Both the shuttlers are coming off a brilliant performance in the first round and will be looking to continue the momentum. Yew is looking formidable as he gears up to take on Lakhsya who has been in some fine touch this season.
Lakshya Sen vs Loh Kean Yew Match Details
- Tournament: BWF French Open 2021
- Match: Lakshya Sen vs Loh Kean Yew
- Round: 2nd Round
- Date: October 28, 2021
- Prize money: $600,000
- Venue: Paris, France
Lakshya Sen vs Loh Kean Yew Preview
Lakshya is coming off a stunning win over Irishman Nhat Nguyen in the first round. Sen toppled Nguyen 21-10, 21-16 in a match that lasted just 45 minutes. Loh Kean Yew on the other hand toppled seventh seed Lee Zii Jiao to make it to the Roud of 16. The seventh seed was outshined by Yew in straight games of 24-22, 21-14 in just 39 mins.
The Denmark Open 2021 was a forgetful affair for the shuttlers set to clash. While the Singaporean failed to go past the first round, Lakshya faltered in the second round. Both the players will be looking to make up for the missed opportunity in what might be an interesting game.
Lakshya Sen vs Loh Kean Yew Head to Head
The French Open meeting will be the third time Lakshya Sen and Loh Kean Yew clash in a BWF tournament. They stand locked at 1-1 and the Round of 16 meeting will be the tiebreaker. The last time the duo faced off was in the Duch Open earlier this year. It was the final of the event where Yew had the better of the Indian as he was outclassed in straight games.
Lakshya Sen vs Loh Kean Yew Prediction
Lakshya, who is ranked 22nd in the world, is expected to face a steep challenge from Yew. The 24-year-old’s 140 career wins compared to Lakshya’s 164 means there is not much separating the two when it comes to experience. Yet, the Indian is expected to hold his ground against Yew who is coming off a stunning performance.
Prediction: Lakshya Sen to win
Lakshya Sen vs Loh Kean Yew Live Stream
The Lakshya Sen vs Loh Kean Yew live stream will be telecasted on the Star Sports 3 TV channel in India. Live streaming will also be available on the Disney+Hotstar website and app. For the residents of other nations, they enjoy the French Open live streaming on the BWF TV Youtube Channel.
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