Indonesia Open: PV Sindhu, H.S.Prannoy will be in action in Pre Quarter finals
In Indonesia Open Badminton tournament, H S Prannoy will face World Number 16 Angus Ng Ka Long in the second round today after defeating World Number 11 Kenta Nishimoto of Japan, 21-16, 21-14 in first-round yesterday in men’s singles.
The two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu is set to lock horns with Taiwan’s Tai Tzu-Ying in the Round of 16 today after defeating Gregoria Mariska Tunjung, 21-19, 21-15 in the first round in women’s singles.
Indian pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will now face the Chinese pair of Zhou Haodong and He Jiting in the second round after defeating the French pair of Christo Popov and Toma Junior 21-12, 11-7.
In men’s doubles match, India’s MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila could not progress to the second round after losing to the Malaysian pair of Ong Yew Sin and Teo Ee Yi. First day of the tournament had some mixed results for the Indian contingent. The Tournament began on 13th June and will conclude on 18th of this month.