HS Prannoy has reached the quarterfinals of the Indonesia Open. He defeated Hong Kong’s Long Angus 21-11, and 21-18 in the pre-quarterfinal round. Prannoy dominated the first game as he won a one-sided 21-11. After this, in the second game, Angus came back and tried to compete with Prannoy, but could not get past the Indian player. Prannoy won the second game 21-18. Prannoy’s world ranking is 23, while Angus is ranked 12th.
Pranay beat Sen for the first time. Earlier in the first round, World No.8 Lakshya Sen lost the match to HS Prannoy 21-10, 21-9 in consecutive games. 22-year-old K Lakshya Sen had lost in the top-8 round of the Indonesia Masters tournament a few days back. Lakshya Sen, who won his maiden Super 500 title this year, reached the final of the All England Open and was part of the Indian team that won the Thomas Cup. This is Prannoy’s first win in 3 matches against Lakshya Sen.
In the first round of women’s singles, PV Sindhu lost the match to Hee Bing Jiao 21-14, 21-18. In the match, the world number-9 player won in straight sets. The match lasted 47 minutes.
Srikanth lost to Bryce for the first time. Srikanth lost to Bryce Leverdez 23-21, 21-10 in the men’s singles first-round match. This is the first loss for Bryce on Srikanth. This was the sixth match between the two.
Sameer will face Lee Lia in the pre-quarterfinals. Here Sameer Verma and HS Prannoy have reached the pre-quarterfinals. In the pre-quarterfinals, Sameer will face sixth seed Li Jia, while Prannoy will take on Angus Ng Ka Long of Hong Kong.
Similarly, Srikanth lost the match in the first round to Bryce Leverdez 23-21, 21-10 in the men’s singles first-round match. This is the first loss for Bryce on Srikanth. This was the sixth match between the two.
With each match that I watch, my love for the game just increases. All I dream of is to join my passion for writing with that of the game and pen down the live-action.
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