While two times champions and defending Men’s Singles Champion P Kashyap has been knocked out in second round, four Indians have reached the quarterfinal. Srikanth has lost to Takuma in the last year’s India Open, while HS Prannoy has lost the only match he has played against his quarterfinal opponent. Here is the schedule of quarterfinal matches to be played on March 27th.
- 2.30 p.m. HS Prannoy vs 6th seed Viktor Axelsen (Denmark)
2.30 p.m. Gurusaidutt vs Song Xue (China)
5 p.m. 2nd seed K Srikanth vs Takuma Ueda (Japan)
3rd seed Lin Dan (China) vs 8th seed Tommy Sugiarto (Indonesia)
- 3.30 p.m. Top seed Saina Nehwal vs Hana Ramadhini (Indonesia)
3rd seed Intanon Ratchanok (Thailand) vs Xue Yao (China)
2nd seed Carolina Marin (Spain) vs 6th seed Nozomi Okuhara (Japan)
7th seed Pui Yin Yip (Hong Kong) vs Hashimoto (Japan)
HS Prannoy has lost to Viktor once in China Open 2014 10-21 21-19 18-21
Srikanth leads Takuma 2-1. Srikanth won in Swiss Open 2015 and Singapore Open 2014. Takuma won 21-18, 21-18 in last year India Open.