Ashwini Ponnappa and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy pulled off a fine win over the world No. 7 pair of Praveen Jordan and Melati Daeva Oktavianti of Indonesia in the first round of the China Open badminton tournament
The Indian mixed team upset defending champions Malaysia 3-1 to win the CWG 2018 gold.
India advanced to the quarter-finals despite losing to Japan. PV Sindhu was the lone winner for India.
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.
Praneeth got the better of Thailand's Kantaphon Wangcharoen 21-13, 21-13 in 44 minutes in the first round.
India's ace badminton player was not impressed by the way in which the Badminton Association of India treated doubles players.
India keep themselves afloat for a knockout berth in the mixed team championships.
India start mixed team tournament on disappointing note, lose 1-4 to Denmark.
Carolina Marin had to dig deep before seeing off Ashwini Ponnappa in the final match of the evening as Hyderabad Hunters beat Bengaluru Blasters 4-3
Hyderabad Hunters defeated Bengaluru Blasters 4-3 in a thrilling Premier Badminton League match on Saturday. Catch the highlights of the PBL 2017 match in Bengaluru