Kuala Lumpur: Indian top shuttlers into quarterfinals of Malaysia Masters
Top Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth, and HS Prannoy sailed into the quarterfinals of Malaysia Masters in Kuala Lumpur today.
The two-time Olympic medalist, Sindhu defeated Japan’s Aya Ohori, 21-16, 21-11 in the Women’s Singles. Sindhu will lock horns with YM Zhang of China tomorrow.
In Men’s Singles, Kidambi ousted eighth seed Kunlavut Vitidsarn of Thailand 21-19, 21-19 while Prannoy overpowered All England Open champion Li Shi Feng of China, 13-21, 21-16, 21-11.
Tomorrow, HS Prannoy will be up against Japan’s K Nishimoto while Kidambi will take on C Adinata of Indonesia in the Men’s Singles event.
Lakshya Sen, however, lost to Angus Ng Ka Long of Hong Kong 14-21, 19-21 to end his campaign. This event is a part of Road to Paris, qualification for the Paris Olympics 2024.