Basel: Mumbai's Anand Pawar crashed out of the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold after losing his men's singles third round to Chinese Taipei's Tien Chen Chou.

Chou won 14-21, 21-12, 21-12 in 51 minutes to take a 3-0 career advantage over Pawar. Meanwhile, PV Sindhu prevailed over Canadian Li Michelle 19-21, 21-16, 21-11 in 54 minutes.