London: The Indian challenge at the All-England Badminton Championships ended on the very first day on Wednesday with all four contestants crashing out in the opening round itself. Abhinn Shyam Gupta, Chetan Anand and Nikhil Kanetkar in the menís section and Aparna Popat in the womenís section lost their first round matches.
Menís singles: Shon Seung-mo bt Abinn Shyam Gupta 15-5, 15-5; Wu Yunyong bt Chetan Anand 15-9, 15-6; Hidetaka Yamada bt Nikhil Kanetkar 15-8, 7-15, 15-6.
Womenís singles: Judith Meulendiiks bt Aparna Popat 11-4, 8-11, 13-10. (PTI)