Indonesia Super Series: HS Prannoy stuns Chen Long, K Srikanth beats Tzu Wang to seal semifinal berths

16 June 2017, 04:46 PM
HS Prannoy - File Photo
HS Prannoy - File Photo

Indian shuttler H S Prannoy continued his giant killing spree at the Indonesia Open Superseries by stunning Chinese Chen Long in the quarterfinals on Friday. Meanwhile, it was a double delight for Indian badminton fans as Kidambi Srikanth also made it to the last four by overcoming Tzu Wei Wang in straight games. 

H S Prannoy had earlier upset World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia in straight games to storm into the men's singles quarterfinals but India suffered a huge setback in women's event with both Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu crashing out of the Indonesia Super Series Premier.

Kidambi Srikanth also dug deep into his reservoir to notch up a stunning 21-15 20-22 21-16 victory over fourth seed Denmark's Jan O Jorgensen to join Prannoy in the quarterfinals in the USD 1,000,000 tournament.

First Published: Friday, June 16, 2017 04:13 PM
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