Vietnam Open: Praneeth loses to fellow Indian Sathish Kumar

29 September,2022 08:05 AM IST |  Ho Chi Minh City  |  PTI

A former World Championships bronze medallist, Praneeth, lost 21-17 18-21 13-21 to Satish Kumar to make another early exit from a tournament

B Sai Praneeth. File pic



Tokyo Olympian B Sai Praneeth suffered a shock defeat at the hands of fellow Indian Rithvik Sanjeevi Satish Kumar in the men*s singles second round at the Vietnam Open Super 100 badminton tournament here on Wednesday.

A former World Championships bronze medallist, Praneeth, lost 21-17 18-21 13-21 to Satish Kumar to make another early exit from a tournament.

In other results in the men*s singles, Meiraba Luwang Maisnam eked out a thrilling 21-16 18-21 21-14 win over Malaysia*s Kok Jing.

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S Sankar Muthusamy Subramanian also notched up a sensational win over Indonesian veteran Tommy Sugiarto (14-21, 22-20, 21-12) in the second round.

In the women*s singles, Ruthvika Shivani Gadde progressed to the pre-quarterfinals after getting a walkover from his opponent.

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