Struggling Momota exits Indonesia Masters at first hurdle - The Jakarta Post
Struggling Momota exits Indonesia Masters at first hurdle
Jakarta / Thu, January 26, 2023 / 08:10 am
Kento Momota crashed out in the first round of badminton's Indonesia Masters on Wednesday, just the latest early exit for the two-time world champion.
Unseeded Momota, whose career has been in freefall since a car crash three years ago left him badly hurt, went down 21-18, 21-7 to China's 27th-ranked Shi Yuqi in Jakarta.
Once badminton's undisputed king, Momota is now ranked 19th …