India Open: Lakshya Sen beats HS Prannoy in straight video games to enter pre-quarters | Badminton Information | Jobs Punch

NEW DELHI: A medical Lakshya Sen defeated countryman HS Prannoy in straight video games to advance to the Yonex-Dawn pre-quarters India Open Tremendous 750 badminton event final Tuesday.
Defending champion Lakshya registered a straightforward 21-14, 21-15 win over Prannoy on the KD Jadhav Indoor corridor on the IG stadium to make a successful begin to his title defence.
The World No. 12, seeded seventh, Lakshya appeared in full management in opposition to world No. 9 Prannoy, who avenged his loss on the Malaysia Open final week.
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The reigning champions Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty additionally placed on a medical show to enter the second spherical after they defeated Christopher Grimley and Matthew Grimley of Scotland, 21-13, 21-15 of their males’s doubles opener.
Satwik and Chirag, who completed within the semifinal final week in Kuala Lumpur, will face Liu Yu Chen and Ou Xuan Yi of China or Ben Lane and Sean Vendy of England.
“We need to win 3-4 extra occasions and attain world No. 3 this 12 months. We need to win a serious occasion just like the All England championships and even higher a medal on the World Championships,” stated Chirag.
“Our foremost purpose is to play as deep within the event as doable. Final week, it was a semifinal end however now our purpose has modified and, if we enter the event, something much less of a title offers us a bitter style.”
The Commonwealth Video games bronze medalist Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand scored a 22-20, 17-21, 21-18 victory in opposition to world No. 29 in France Margot Lambert and Anne Tran at their begin.
Amongst different Indians, N Sikki Reddy and his new girls’s doubles companion Shruti Mishra defeated Germany’s Linda Efler and Isabel Lohau, 17-21, 19-21.
Earlier, Rasmus Gemke of Denmark knocked out two-time world champion Kento Momota of Japan 21-15, 21-11, former top-10 participant Shi Yuqi of China prevented the problem of Chico Aura Dwi Wardoyo of Indonesia, 20-22, 21-16, 21-15 and Wang Tzu Wei of Chinese language Taipei defeated Nhat Nguyen of Eire, 21-18, 21-17.
The fifth seed Chou Tien Chen of Chinese language Taipei additionally prevailed over Lee Cheuk Yiu, 22-20, 14-21, 21-11, whereas Zhao Jun Peng defeated Weng Hong Yang 21-19, 21-12 in one other match.
In girls’s singles, three-time former champion Ratchanok Intanon recovered from a again harm to beat Malaysia’s Goh Jin Wei 21-13, 21-11 and Rio Olympic champion Carolina Marin defeated 2017 world champion Nozomi Okuhara 21-13, 21-18.
(With inputs from PTI)

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