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Korea Open Badminton: Parupalli Kashyap Enters Quarter-finals

Parupalli Kashyap defeated Malaysia's Daren Liew 21-17, 11-21, 21-12 to progress to the quarter-finals at the Korea Open badminton tournament on Thursday.

Korea Open Badminton: Parupalli Kashyap Enters Quarter-finals
Parupalli Kashyap will face either Anthony Sinisuka Ginting or Jan O Jorgensen in the Korea Open badminton quarter-finals. | Twitter
Korea Open Badminton: Parupalli Kashyap Enters Quarter-finals
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2019-09-26T10:56:14+05:30

Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap on Thursday (September 26) advanced to the Korea Open men's singles quarterfinals after a three-game triumph over Malaysia's Daren Liew. (BADMINTON NEWS

Kashyap prevailed 21-17, 11-21, 21-12 in a contest that lasted 56 minutes.

He will next square off against the winner of the match between eighth-seeded Indonesian Anthony Sinisuka Ginting and Denmark's Jan O Jorgensen.

The 2014 Commonwealth Games gold-medallist is the lone Indian left in fray in BWF World Tour Super 500 tournament.

Earlier, PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal crashed out following first-round setbacks.

While Sindhu lost 7-21, 24-22, 15-21 to Beiwen Zhang of United States in her opening-round match, London Olympics bronze-medallist Saina was trailing 21-19, 18-21, 1-8 against South Korea's Kim Ga Eun when she was forced to retire due to illness.

World Championship men's singles bronze-medallist B Sai Praneeth also bowed out early from the tournament.

(PTI)

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