Lakshya Sen defeated France’s Thomas Rouxel in second spherical on Thursday.© Twitter
India badminton participant Lakshya Sen on Thursday progressed to the quarterfinals of the continued All England Open whereas HS Prannoy crashed out of the competitors. Lakshya Sen defeated France’s Thomas Rouxel 21-18, 21- 17 within the second spherical whereas world primary Kento Momota defeated Prannoy 21-15, 21-14 within the second spherical. Whereas Lakshya’s match obtained over inside 53 minutes, Momota made gentle work of Prannoy and he defeated him within the second spherical inside 48 minutes.
Earlier on Thursday, India blended doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponappa crashed out of the continued All England Open. The duo was defeated by Japan’s Yuki Kaneko and Misaki Matsutomo 21-19, 21-9 within the second spherical.
The match proved to be a one-sided affair because the Japanese duo triumphed over the Indian duo in simply 35 minutes.
India shuttlers HS Prannoy, Sameer Verma, and Sai Praneeth additionally began their All England Open marketing campaign on a excessive, profitable their respective first-round video games on Wednesday.
Nevertheless, ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal exited the occasion after retiring harm within the first spherical match (21-8, 10-4) in opposition to Danish badminton participant Mia Blichfeldt.
Ace India shuttler PV Sindhu had additionally cruised to the second spherical of the event with a win over Malaysia’s Soniia Cheah. Sindhu overcame the first-round problem as she received 21-11, 21-17 in 39 minutes. Additionally, the Indian males’s doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankirerddy progressed to the second spherical of the showpiece occasion.
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