The Day 2 and first round started with the loss of Ashwini Ponnappa in Mixed Doubles and ended with her loss in the Women’s Doubles. In between, Kashyap, Sindhu, Saina and Srikanth won their respective Singles matches. Srikanth played the second longest match of the day.
Results in First Round for India
- P Kashyap def Rajiv Ouseph 21-15, 21-18
PV Sindhu def Pui Yin Yip 21-13, 22-20
Saina Nehwal def Karin Schnaase 12-21 21-10 21-12
K Srikanth def Xue Song 21-15 17-21 21-18 in 1 hour 11 minutes
- Ashwini Ponnappa/Vladimir Ivanov lost 18-21, 18-21 to Yun/Ying (Hong Kong)
Ashwini Ponnappa/Jwala Gutta lost 17-21, 15-21 to Muskens/Piek (Netherlands)