India Open 2015: HS Prannoy Upsets Top Seed, 4 Indians Enter Quarters

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.

First Round Results

Indian matches
Men’s Singles

    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

Women’s Singles

    Riya Pillai lost 21-6, 21-14 to Yui Hashimoto (Japan)
    Top seed Saina Nehwal def Shivani Gadde (India) 21-16 21-17

Men’s Doubles

    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)

Women’s Doubles

    Kuhoo Garg/Ninghshi Hazarika lost 21-4 21-6 to 7th seed Yixin/Jinhua (China)

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