Singapore Open 2015 main round started today. Gurusaidutt and B Sai Praneeth qualified for the main round but lost today in the first round. Among 11 Indian participants, India got entry in 4 matches for 2nd round. Three Indians in Men’s Singles entered the second round with Ashwini Ponnappa and Jwala Gutta who won their Women’s Doubles match. PC Thulasi, the only Indian in Women’s Singles and Polish Open Champion Women’s Doubles pair also lost.
Ajay Jayaram in Men’s Singles, and two teams of Mixed Doubles failed yesterday to qualify for the Main round. Ashwini Ponnappa/Pranaav Chopra and Pradnya Gadre/Akshay Dewalkar lost in the qualifiers.
April 8: 1st Round Results for India
- Men’s Singles: H. S. Prannoy def Wing Ki Vincent (Hong Kong) 21-15 21-17
3rd seed Srikanth wins 21-18 19-21 21-14 vs Nguyen (Taipei)
P Kashyap def Lee Hyun (Korea) 21-11 21-13
Women’s Doubles: Jwala Gutta/Ashwini def Koreean pair 21-12 21-16
- Women’s Singles: PC Thulasi lost 21-16 21-14 to Danish Line.
Men’s Singles: Gurusaidutt lost 16-21 21-12 21-15 to 4th seed Korean Wan Ho.
B Sai Praneeth lost 21-11 21-18 to 2nd seed Jorgensen (Denmark)
Mixed Doubles: Tarun Kona/Sikki Reddy lost Mixed Doubles game to 5th seed Koreans 21-15 21-17
Women’s Doubles: Dhanya Nair/Mohita Sahdev lost 21-8 21-8 to Indonesian pair in 18 minutes.
Pradnya Gadre/Sikki Reddy lost 21-17 21-13 to Indonesian pair.
Men’s Doubles: Pranaav Jerry Chopra/Akshay Dewalkar lost 23-21 21-11 to top seeds from Korea