Osaka [Japan], August 30 (ANI): Ace Indian shuttler Prannoy HS superior to the spherical of 16 of the Japan Open 2022 after his Hong Kong opponent Angus Ng Ka Long retired damage in the course of the primary recreation of their spherical of 32 males’s singles match on Tuesday.
The match at court docket 3 may final for under seven minutes earlier than Long retired damage within the first recreation of the match. Prannoy was main the sport at the moment by 11-10.
Prannoy will now face Singapore’s Loh Kean Yew within the subsequent spherical.
On the opposite hand in ladies’s doubles motion, the Indian duo of Ashwini Bhat Okay and Shikha Gautam crashed out of the competitors within the first spherical itself as they misplaced to Baek Ha-na and Lee Yu-rim of South Korea.
Playing on court docket 1, the India duo misplaced the sport by 21-15, 21-9.
Star shuttlers Lakshya Sen, Saina Nehwal, MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila can be in motion tomorrow.
Japan Open 2022 began on August 30 and can go on until September 4. (ANI)