Indian shuttler B. Sai Praneeth advanced to the second round of the men's singles competition at the ongoing Thailand Masters on Wednesday
Sameer Verma registered an upset win over Anthony Sinisuka Ginting of Indonesia to advance to the second round of the French Open Super 750 badminton tournament, in Paris
HS Prannoy's win brought some cheers to the Indian camp after B Sai Praneeth and Sameer Verma made early exits.
Indian shuttlers B Sai Praneeth and Sameer Verma bowed out of the Malaysia Open Super 750 badminton tournament after losing their respective opening round men's singles matches.
HS Prannoy continued his rich vein of form as he stormed into the quarterfinals of the Indonesia Open Super 1000 tournament with a straight-game win over Hong Kong's Ng Ka Long Angus on Thursday.
Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy also bowed out of the tournament after losing 16-21 13-21 to top seeds Chen Qing Chen and Jia Yi Fan of China in women's doubles competition.
India's HS Prannoy entered the second round of the men's singles competition at the Syed Modi International badminton tournament after registering a straight-game win over Ukraine's Danylo Bosniukon Tuesday.
Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu will continue her quest for a podium finish at the Indonesia Masters Super 750 tournament but compatriots Saina Nehwal and Sameer Verma will be missing in action after deciding to pull out of the tournament with injuries.
Denmark Open: PV Sindhu defeated Neslihan Yigit in straight sets on Tuesday.
The Indian men's badminton team hammered Tahiti 5-0 in a Group C match to enter the quarterfinals of the ongoing Thomas Cup in Aarhus for the first time since 2010.