Saina Nehwal defeated Ireland's Rachael Darragh 21-9 21-5 in just 21 minutes to move into the second round of Orleans Masters in Paris.
India badminton player Lakshya Sen on Thursday progressed to the quarterfinals of the ongoing All England Open while HS Prannoy crashed out of the competition.
HS Prannoy said going through the whole experience in the last couple of months was the "toughest" journey of his international career.
PV Sindhu defeated Thailand's Kisona Selvaduray in straight games to seal a place in the quarter-finals of the ongoing Thailand Open on Thursday.
HS Prannoy showed nerves of steel to stun world number seven Jonatan Christie and enter the men's singles second round at the Thailand Open Super 1000 tournament on Wednesday.
Thailand Open: Saina Nehwal won her 1st round match against Malaysia's Kisona Selvaduray, but HS Prannoy was knocked out by Lee Zii Jia.
Thailand Open: Sourabh Verma failed to cross the opening hurdle, losing to Kidambi Srikanth 21-12, 21-11 in two consecutive sets.
Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy were cleared to play in the Thailand Open by Badminton World Federation after multiple rounds of testing.
Kidambi Srikanth shared pictures of his bloodied nose and blood-stained napkins as he expressed his displeasure at the coronavirus testing at the Thailand Open.
Saina Nehwal tested positive for coronavirus while HS Prannoy returned negative "upon retesting the same specimens".
Four top Indian men's badminton players including former CWG gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap, HS Prannoy and RMV Gurusaidutt, have tested positive for COVID-19 but they are all asymptomatic
HS Prannoy has apologised to the Badminton Association of India (BAI) for his scathing attack on the national federation after it did not recommend him for the Arjuna Award.
Pullela Gopichand recommended HS Prannoy for the Arjuna Award in his capacity as a Khel Ratna Award recipient.
The Badminton Association of India on Friday recommended Kidambi Srikanth for the Khel Ratna and show-caused HS Prannoy for slamming the federation after not being nominated for the Arjuna honour.
HS Prannoy has hit out at the Badminton Association of India (BAI) and has questioned the selection criteria for the Arjuna Award.
HS Prannoy believes that the already "bleak" scenario would only get worse if things don't take a turn for the better in one and a half month's time.
Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth, Ashwini Ponnappa, N Sikki Reddy and Pranaav Jerry Chopra will be participating in the tournament
PV Sindhu will open her campaign against Hong Kong's Cheung Ngan Yi and is expected to face seventh seed Michelle Li of Canada in the quarterfinals.