BWF World Championships: H.S. Prannoy Enroute to pre-quarterfinals, PV Sindhu up against Pornpawee Chochuwong
In Badminton, H.S. Prannoy extended his dream run with another impressive victory against Daren Liew of Malaysia 21-7, 21-17 in the second round of the BWF World Championships in Huelva, Spain yesterday. Prannoy entered the men’s singles pre-quarterfinals along with Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen.
Women’s doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy shocked Chinese 14th seeds Liu Xuan Xuan and Xia Yu-Ting 21-11, 9-21, 21-13 to join the rest of the Indian squad in the pre-quarterfinals.
In the pre-quarterfinals tomorrow, P.V. Sindhu will meet Pornpawee Chochuwong of Thailand in women’s singles. In Men’s Singles, Lakshya Sen will face Kevin Cordón of Guatemala, H.S. Prannoy will play against Rasmus Gemke of Denmark and Kidambi Srikanth will take on Lu Guangzu of China.