Indian shuttlers made a convincing start to their campaign at the usa Open with as many as six men’s singles shuttlers, inclusive of Canada Open winner B Sai Praneeth, made it to the second spherical of the USD one hundred twenty,000 Grand Prix Gold event here.
Praneeth, who clinched his maiden Grand Prix name at Calgary final week, defeated Sweden’s Henri Hurskainen 21-13 21-12 to installation a 2nd spherical suit towards Canada’s B R Sankeerth.
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5th seed H S Prannoy spanked United states’s Calvin Lin 21-7 21-6 in a very lop-sided contest and will now play Ireland’s Joshua Magee.
RMV Gurusaidutt too disregarded nearby shuttler Phillips Eastern 21-8 21-13 in some other one-sided in shape and might be going through Japan’s Kazumasa Sakai inside the 2nd spherical.
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Younger shuttler Pratul Joshi too outclassed Canada’s Kevin Barkman 21-13 21-13 in a 23-minute contest to set up a combat with Czech Milan Ludik.
Skilled shuttler Anand Pawar mauled Denmark’s Peder Sovndal 21-7 21-7 in 17 minutes and could meet Austria’s David Obernosterer.
Fourth seed Ajay Jayaram got a walkover from Denmark’s Joachim Persson, even as Rio-bound Okay Srikanth skipped the occasion due to Olympic guidance.
The simplest Indian to go out from the occasion become Harsheel Dani, who lost 18-21 18-21 to Misha Zilberman of Israel.
Amongst other Indians, Ruthvika Shivani Gadde will face Japan’s Ayumi Mine in the ladies singles tomorrow, even as Tanvi Lad might be up towards Guatemala’s Nikte Alejandra Sotomayor inside the establishing round.