India’s Kidambi Srikanth progressed to the quarterfinals after incomes a hard-fought victory towards Korea’s Dong Ken Lee at the same time as Sourabh Verma crashed out of the Hylo Open Tremendous 500 badminton, right here on Thursday.
The seventh seeded Srikanth needed to toil laborious for 56 minutes earlier than eking out a 21-9 19-21 21-10 win within the pre-quarterfinal.
The match was a lot carefully fought than what the scoreline suggests.
Srikanth will now meet Hong Kong’s NG Ka Lengthy Angus, who’s seeded third.
Nevertheless there was disappointment in retailer for Indian followers as Sourabh Verma misplaced to Thailand’s Kantaphon Wangcharaoen 13-21 10-21 in 33 minutes.
Within the girls’s doubles, Ashwini Ponappa and N Sikki Reddy misplaced to Nita Violina Marwah and Syaikah Putri in straight video games within the final 16 conflict.
The Indonesia pair gained 21-15 21-16 in simply 35 minutes.
Lakshya Sen is pitted towards Tzu Wei Wang in one other pre quarter-final match.