World No.9, Srikanth Kidambi, beat France’s Lucas Corvee 21-12, 21-16, to move into the second round of the China Open badminton tournament. The ace shuttler took only 34 minutes to inflict the defeat.
Indian ace Kidambi Srikanth (@srikidambi) progressed to the pre-quarterfinals with a comfortable victory but HS Prannoy (@PRANNOYHSPRI) exited after a straight-game loss in the opening round of the China Open. #ChinaOpenSuper750 https://t.co/UcojstoNub
— Sportstar (@sportstarweb) November 7, 2018
Meanwhile, Vaishnavi Reddy lost to Thailand’s Pornpawee Chochuwong 12-21, 16-21. Prannoy Kumar will hope to continue India’s campaign when he takes on Jonatan Christie of Indonesia later today.