Star Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen entered the pre-quarterfinals of the Canada Open after registering straight-game wins over their respective rivals within the BWF World Tour Tremendous 500 occasion right here.
Whereas Sindhu, seeded fourth, eased into the following spherical with a straightforward 21-16 21-9 win over Canada’s Talia NG in her girls’s singles opening match on Wednesday night time, Sen needed to dig deep to stun second seed Kunlavut Vitidsarn of Thailand 21-18 21-15 within the males’s singles occasion.
Two-time Olympic medallist Sindhu will subsequent play Japan’s Natsuki Nidaira, whereas Sen will likely be up in opposition to Ygor Coelho of Brazil.
But it surely was curtains for B Sai Praneeth as he misplaced 12-21 17-21 in opposition to Coelho.
Ruthvika Shivani Gadde additionally exited within the first spherical, dropping 12-21 3-21 in opposition to Supanida Katethong of Thailand within the girls’s singles.
Sindhu, Sen and the lads’s doubles pair of Krishna Prasad Garaga and Vishnuvardhan Goud Panjala will likely be seen in motion later within the day.
Krishna and Vishnuvardhan are up in opposition to second seeded Indonesian mixture of Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan.
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First Revealed: Jul 06 2023 | 12:24 PM IST