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Kidambi Srikanth qualifies for quarterfinals at World Badminton Championships

India's top shuttler Kidambi Srikanth on Thursday qualified for singles quarter-finals, while the mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy lost in the pre-quarterfinals of the World Badminton Championships.


  |  Updated On : August 24, 2017 07:29 PM
India's top shuttler Kidambi Srikanth enters quarterfinals at World Badminton Championships

India's top shuttler Kidambi Srikanth enters quarterfinals at World Badminton Championships

New Delhi :  

India's top shuttler Kidambi Srikanth on Thursday qualified for singles quarter-finals, while the mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy lost in the pre-quarterfinals of the World Badminton Championships.

Eighth seed Srikanth registered a 21-14, 21-18 win over Danish 14th seed Anders Antonsen.

Pranaav and Sikki, the 15th seeds, battled hard as they came close to upsetting the Indonesian seventh seeds Praveen Jordan and Debby Susanto but the latter pair prevailed 20-22, 21-18, 21-18.

With the defeat of Pranaav and Sikki, India's doubles campaign in the tournament came to an end.

First Published: Thursday, August 24, 2017 07:24 PM


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