Saina Nehwal fell in a first round as she lost to Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in three games.
Kidambi Srikanth brushed aside France's Lucas Corvee in 35 minutes. He will now face Indonesia's Tommy Sugiarto in the next round.
Saina Nehwal will face Olympic champion Carolina Marin in the quarters while PV Sindhu will be up against Nozomi Okuhara.
B Sai Praneeth gave India a winning start after beating Brice Leverdez 21-7, 21-18 to take a 1-0 lead against France.
The second-seeded Indian needed only 45 minutes to chalk out a 21-17, 21-14 verdict over his unseeded opponent.
Star Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal, P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth registered contrasting victories in their respective opening round singles matches at the Badminton Asia Championships at the Wuhan Sports Centre on Wednesday.
Kidambi Srikanth led the charge as India drubbed minnows Maldives 5-0 to make a resounding start in the men's team competition of the Asia Badminton Championships on Wednesday.
PV Sindhu got past eighth seeded Beatriz Corrales 21-12, 19-21, 21-11 in 54 minutes.
Praneeth battled for each point but in the second game he was outplayed in every department of the game and lost the second round issue in the just 28 minutes to Viktor Axelsen.
The Asian Team Championships will be held in Malaysia from February 6 to 11.
Praneeth got the better of Thailand's Kantaphon Wangcharoen 21-13, 21-13 in 44 minutes in the first round.
Former world champion Carolina Marin came back from a game down to steer Hyderabad Hunters into the final.
Rio Olympic champion Carolina Marin crushed Indian ace Saina Nehwal 15-5, 15-7.
World No. 10 HS Prannoy continued his sublime form as Ahmedabad Smash Masters outplayed Hyderabad Hunters 4-3 in the Premier Badminton League (PBL) on Friday.
Saina Nehwal, H S Prannoy and B Sai Praneeth made it through the opening day unscathed to enter the second round of the USD 325,000 French Open Super Series.
Saina, who won a bronze in the Glasgow World Championship, defeated Marin 22-20 21-18 in a hard-fought battle.
Kidambi Srikanth, who lost in the quarterfinals in Japan Open, remains the highest-ranked Indian male player at eighth.
Olympic silver medallist Sindhu saw off Thailand's Nitchaon Jindapol 22-20 21-17 to set up a clash with Japan's Minatsu Mitani.