Hong Kong Open 2017: Repeat of China Open as Only Saina, Sindhu and Prannoy Enter Round 2

In a repeat of last week’s China Open Round 1 results, today at Hong Kong Open only Saina Nehwal, Sindh and HS Prannoy entered Round 2. Among the Indian contingent, all the doubles team with Sai Praneeth and Sourabh Verma were knocked out. In Round 2 on Thursday, Saina is set to meet 8th seed Chinese for the first time, while Sindhu leads her opponent 2-0 and Prannoy trails his unseeded opponent 0-2. Check today’s Indian results and tomorrow’s Indian schedule in IST.

Winners of Round 1

    Saina Nehwal def Mette Poulsen (Denmark) 21-19 23-21 in 46 minutes
    2nd seed PV Sindhu def Yuet Yee (Hong Kong) 21-18 21-10 in 26 minutes
    HS Prannoy def Yun Hu (Hong Kong) 19-21 21-17 21-15 in 1 hour 1 minute

Lost in Round 1

    Kashyap lost vs Dong Keun (Korea) 15-21 21-9 22-20 in 1 hour 9 minutes
    Sourabh Verma lost vs Tommy Sugiarto (Indonesia) 21-15 21-8 in 30 minutes
    Ashwini Ponnappa / Sikki Reddy lost vs unseeded Chinese Pair 21-11 19-21 21-19 in 55 minutes
    Manu Attri / Sumeeth Reddy lost vs Khim (Malaysia) / Seong (Korea) 21-17 21-17 in 35 minutes
    Sai Praneeth lost vs 2nd seed Son Wan Ho (Korea) 21-8 21-16 in 35 minutes

Schedule for Round 2

    12.10 p.m. 2nd seed PV Sindhu vs unseeded Aya Ohori (Japan)
    4.00 p.m. HS Prannoy vs Sakai Kazumasa (Japan)
    6.30 p.m. Saina Nehwal vs 8th seed Yufei Chen (China)

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