Prannoy Reaches Second Round of Indonesia Open
Indian shuttler H S Prannoy advanced to the second round of the men's singles competition with a straight-game win over local hope Anthony Sinisuka Ginting at the Indonesia Super Series Premier here on Wednesday.
HS Prannoy. (Image credit: Getty Images)
Jakarta: Indian shuttler H S Prannoy advanced to the second round of the men's singles competition with a straight-game win over local hope Anthony Sinisuka Ginting at the Indonesia Super Series Premier here on Wednesday.
The world No. 29 Prannoy saw off 20th ranked Anthony 21-13 21-18 in a 43-minute battle. He will next face top seeded Malaysian Lee Chong Wei.
After back-to-back titles at Singapore and Thailand, B Sai Praneeth bowed out in the opening round following a 14-21 18-21 loss against second seeded Son Wan Ho of Korea in 40 minutes.
The men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty also suffered a 9-21 19-21 loss against Fajar Alfian and Muhammad Rian Ardianto.
It was also curtains for Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy after the duo suffered a 21-19 19-21 13-21 loss to the Indonesia combo of Dian Fitriani and Nadya Melati.
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