Carolina Marín stumbled at the Malaysian Open and was defeated in the second round by the Danish Line Højmark Kjaersfeldt 21-19, 19-21 and 21-13 in 1 hour and 14 minutes of play.
Marín, seeded number 5 in the tournament, had met Kjaersfeldt on ten previous occasions and had emerged victorious on all of them. In the eleventh she broke the streak.
The equality was maximum in the first two sets, the first fell on the Danish side and the second on the triple world champion and Olympic champion.
In the third, the same trend continued until the tie at 9, at which point the Danish player got a run of 5-0 (14-9) that dynamited the match.
At 17-13, Kjaersfeldt made it 4-0 that closed the set and the match in her favor 21-13, which ended with the six-time European champion dropped out of the tournament in a surprising way.