China Open: Srikanth in pre-quarters, Prannoy crashes out

China Open: Srikanth in pre-quarters, Prannoy crashes out
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Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth advanced to the prequarterfinals of the China Open World Tour Super 750 tournament while HS Prannoy crashed out after a straightgame loss in the opening round here on Wednesday

Fuzhou (China): Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of the China Open World Tour Super 750 tournament while H.S. Prannoy crashed out after a straight-game loss in the opening round here on Wednesday.

Fifth seed Srikanth brushed aside France's Lucas Corvee 21-12, 21-16 in a 35 minute affair. He will now face Indonesia's Tommy Sugiarto in the next round.

In an another men's singles opening clash, Prannoy suffered a 11-21, 14-21 loss to Asian Games gold medallist Jonatan Christie of Indonesia.

Also, Vaishnavi Reddy Jakka suffered a 12-21, 16-21 loss against Thailand'd Pornpawee Chochuwong in a women's singles contest.

In the mixed doubles affair, the Indian pair comprising Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa also lost 21-18, 19-21, 17-21 to seventh seeded Malaysian duo of Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying.

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