Fuzhou: Indian ace Kidambi Srikanth improved to the pre-quarter-finals with an effortless victory but HS Prannoy exited after a straight-recreation loss within the outlet spherical of the China Delivery World Tour Magnificent 750 tournament on Wednesday.
File image of Kidambi Srikanth. AFP
Fifth seed Srikanth, ranked Ninth, seen off France’s Lucas Corvee 21-12 21-16 in 35 minutes to draw up a clash with Indonesia’s Tommy Sugiarto.
India’s males’s doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy furthermore entered the 2nd spherical with a honest correct attempting 23-21 24-22 protect over World No 6 Danish pair of Mads Conrad-Petersen and Mads Pieler Kolding in a fifty three-minute racy-fought clash.
However, Prannoy misplaced 11-21 14-21 to Asian Games gold medallist Jonatan Christie of Indonesia in any other males’s singles opener.
There became extra unpleasant news in store for India as young Vaishnavi Reddy Jakka went down 12-21 16-21 to Pornpawee Chochuwong of Thailand in a ladies’s singles match.
In the mixed doubles, the Indian duo of Satwiksairaj and Ashwini Ponnappa fought racy sooner than shedding 21-18 19-21 17-21 to seventh seeded Malaysian combination of Chan Peng Rapidly and Goh Liu Ying.
On manner to his 1/three protect over world no forty two Corvee, Srikanth displayed precise expose over his recreation as he erased an preliminary 1-four deficit to manual 11-7 on the ruin of the outlet recreation. He then prolonged his stranglehold over his rival to pocket the recreation very easily.
In the 2nd recreation, Corvee showed combating spirit for a whereas as he moved neck and neck with Srikanth except 7-7. After that the Indian grabbed a 11-9 advantage on the interval and then saved rising his lead to at final shut the door on the French.
On Tuesday, Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu entered the pre-quarter-finals.
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Mads Pieler Kolding,
Vaishnavi Reddy Jakka