PV Sindhu , P Kashyap advance; HS Prannoy crashed out of Korean Open

Sep 14, 2017, 08:34 IST | IANS

PV Sindhu and Parupalli Kashyap entered the second round, while HS Prannoy, the men's doubles pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa — in both the doubles and mixed doubles — lost in the Korea Open Superseries here yesterday

PV Sindhu
PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu and Parupalli Kashyap entered the second round, while HS Prannoy, the men's doubles pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa — in both the doubles and mixed doubles — lost in the Korea Open Superseries here yesterday.

Sindhu opened her campaign by beating Hong Kong's Cheung Ngan Yi 21-13, 21-8. Later, Kashyap defeated Chinese Taipei's Hsu Jen Hao 21-13, 21-16. Sourabh Verma lost his first round clash to Japanese Kenta Nishimoto 21-18, 13-21, 19-21. Sameer upset Thai eighth seed Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk 21-13, 21-23, 21-9.

Prannoy suffered a 17-21, 23-21, 14-21 defeat against Hong Kong's NG Ka Long Angus.

Satwik and Ashwini lost to Hong Kong's Tang Chun Man and Tse Ying Suet 18-21, 19-21. Ashwini suffered another loss in the women's doubles. She and N Sikki Reddy lost to Malaysians Fie Cho Soong and Jing Yi Tee 21-19, 13-21, 17-21.

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