In Japan Open Badminton, Kidambi Srikanth has entered the quarter final defeating Wong Wing Ki of Hong Kong in Tokyo today. Srikanth defeated Ki 21-15, 21-14.
However, PV Sindhu and H S Prannoy lost their second round singles encounters. In her pre-quarterfinal match, Sindhu, seeded 3rd, went down against Chinese Gao Fangjie, 18-21,19-21. In Men’s Singles, while Prannoy lost to Indonesia’s Anthony Sinisuka Ginting, 21-14, 21-17.
The Men’s Doubles pair of Manu Attri and B. Sumeeth Reddy and the Mixed Doubles team of N. Sikki Reddy and Pranaav Jerry Chopra also lost.