The Indians had fairly easy outings in their second-round matches.
Unfortunately, Sai Praneeth was knocked out of the tournament after losing 12-21, 16-21 to fourth-seeded Chen Long from China
PV Sindhu skipped the Malaysia Masters after taking part in the Premier Badminton League.
Pullela Gopichand said earlier badminton was remembered for men's singles players but Saina Nehwal changed the perception.
Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal suffered a 16-21, 13-21 defeat to Carolina Marin of Spain in the semifinal of the Malaysia Masters 2019.
Saina Nehwal vs Carolina Marin Highlights: Saina Nehwal loses 16-21, 13-21 to Carolina Marin of Spain.
Saina Nehwal will face another tough test when she faces three-time world champion Carolina Marin of Spain on Saturday.
Saina Nehwal defeated Nozomi Okuhara in 48 minutes at the Malaysia Masters.
Saina Nehwal registered an easy win against Yip Pui Yin of Hong Kong in the second round.
As for Delhi, this was their first victory in six matches in what has been a season to forget.
Lee Chong Wei stopped playing in the middle of last year after discovering that he had cancer.
Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Rajeev Ouseph defeated Viktor Axelsen 15-12, 7-15, 15-13 in the men's singles clash.
Pune 7 Aces started their home leg with a 4-3 win over two-time runners-up Mumbai Rockets.
Star badminton player PV Sindhu finally won gold when she defeated Japanese Nozomi Okuhara in the BWF World Tour Finals in Guangzhou.
Kidambi Srikanth had to work hard against the Smash Masters' Daren Liew whom he trails 0-3 in their head-to-head record on the international circuit.
Ahmedabad Smash Masters beat Delhi Dashers in a Premier Badminton League (PBL) contest at the Gachibowli stadium in Hyderabad.
Pune 7 Aces suffered their second successive loss of the tournament.