Tokyo [Japan], August 25 (ANI): Ace Indian shuttler Prannoy HS superior into the quarterfinals of the continuing BWF World Championships after defeating compatriot Lakshya Sen of their final sixteen match of the boys’s singles class on Thursday.
Playing on court docket 3, Prannoy received the match by 17-21, 21-16, 21-17. Prannoy was not off an excellent begin as he misplaced a aggressive first recreation to the CWG 2022 medalist by 17-21. However, the shuttler saved his nerves and bounced again to win the following two video games and seal his place within the quarterfinals.
Sen put up an amazing struggle on this nice match along with his compatriot however couldn’t match the shot-making and pace of Prannoy.
On the opposite aspect in girls’s singles class, star Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal crashed out of the competitors after shedding to Thailand’s Busanan Ongbamrungphan in her spherical of 16 match.
Playing on court docket 2, she misplaced the match by 21-17, 16-21, 21-13. Nehwal was not off to a superb begin as she misplaced her first recreation, which was a carefully contested one. But she bounced again to win the second to make issues even. Her Thailand opponent nevertheless had the final snort and Busanan booked her quarterfinal slot by profitable the ultimate recreation.
Nehwal moved into the spherical of 16 after her second-round opponent, Nozomi Okuhara pulled out of the match as a result of an damage, giving the Indian a bye.
Earlier at the moment, the India duo of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy additionally stormed into the quarterfinals of the boys’s doubles class.
Commonwealth gold winners took solely 35 minutes to safe a win over the pair of J. Bay and L. Molhede in straight units 21-12 and 21-10. The pair annihilated their Danish opponents and left them surprised by their superior gameplay.
Also, the boys’s doubles pair of MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila superior to the following stage of the match. Playing on court docket one, the Indian duo made a sensational comeback after shedding the primary set to win the match 18-21, 21-15, and 21-16.
The BWF World Championships 2022 began in Japan from August 22 and can go on until August 28. (ANI)