Indian ace shuttler PV Sindhu was ousted out of the All England Badminton Championships on the inaugural day in Birmingham.
Sindhu, who was fifth seed, suffered a great shock from unseeded Sung Ji Hyun. In a marathon battle which last from one hour and 20 minutes, Sindhu accepted the defeat from a more clinical South Korean.
In a three-set match, Sung Ji Hyun got off a better start by grabbing the first game (16-21). But the second game Sindhu came back with all sort of powerful shots and placing, bagged the second game (20-22). However, the third game saw a resurrected, powerful Sung Ji Hyun who took out all weapons off her gear and snatched the decider (18-21).