Today HS Prannoy was the star of the arena as he knocked out the top seed Jorgensen in the second round. Yesterday’s star Sameer Verma lost but three Men and Saina Nehwal, chasing the World No. 1 ranking, entered the quarterfinals. Indian challenge finished in Men’s Doubles and Women’s Doubles. All Indian pairs were already knocked out of Mixed Doubles in first round.
- P Kashyap lost 21-17 21-11 to Song Xue (China)
HS Prannoy def top seed Jan Jorgensen (Denmark) 18-21 21-14 21-14 in 56 minutes.
2nd seed Srikanth def Kento Momota (Japan) 21-12 15-21 21-15
Gurusaidutt def Sameer Verma 18-21 21-19 21-18
- Riya Pillai lost 21-6, 21-14 to Yui Hashimoto (Japan)
Top seed Saina Nehwal def Shivani Gadde (India) 21-16 21-17
- Alwin Francis/Arun Vishnu lost to top seed Mathias Boe/Mogensen (Denmark) 21-16, 21-18
Tarun Kona/Santosh Ravuri lost 21-12 21-11 to 4th seed Xialong/Zihan (China)
- Kuhoo Garg/Ninghshi Hazarika lost 21-4 21-6 to 7th seed Yixin/Jinhua (China)