Out of four contenders, Kashyap could only continue the march to semifinal defeating higher ranked local Jorgensen, despite having a poor record against him. Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and K Srikanth who also played higher ranked players lost despite having a better head-to-head record against them.
Kashyap played for the shortest time among them. He won the match in 42 minutes. Sindhu fought hard, but in 59 minutes she was knocked out. Srikanth and Saina lost their matches in 45 minutes. None of them could push the match to third game.
Match Results for India in QF: Oct 17
- Kashyap def Jan O Jorgensen  21-19, 21-15
PV Sindhu lost to Ji Hyun Sung  25-23 22-20
Saina Nehwal lost to Shixian Wang  22-20 21-15
K Srikanth lost to Wan Ho Son  23-21 21-17