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India Open Highlights: HS Prannoy, Priyanshu wins Lakshya Sen loses out

Catch all the live updates of the Round of 32 matches of India Open Super 750 in New Delhi on Tuesday.

India Open Highlights: HS Prannoy, Priyanshu wins Lakshya Sen loses out

HS Prannoy and Lakshya Sen 


The Bridge Desk

Updated: 16 Jan 2024 3:30 PM GMT

The biggest badminton tournament in the country, India Open Super 750, begins today at the KD Jadhav Indoor Hall at IG Stadium, New Delhi.

HS Prannoy made a short work of Chou Tien Chen of Chinese Taipei to seal his place in the second round of the India Open Super 750. Prannoy won the match in straight games (21-6, 21-19).

He will take on fellow Indian shuttler Priyanshu Rajawat in the second round. Rajawat, ranked 30 in the world, won a 75-minute thriller to get the better of former World Championships bronze medallist Lakshya Sen, who had to deal with a second consecutive first-round exit this year.

In another men's singles clash, Kiran George made a first-round exit, losing to Wang Tzu Wei 12-21,15-21.

The women's doubles pair of Rutaparna Panda and Swetaparna Panda too lost in straight games to Yeung Nga Ting and Yeung Pui Lam whereas Treesa jolly and Gayatri Gopichand also knocked out of tournament after losing their first round clash with Japanese pair of Nami Matsuyama and Chiharu Shida.

They takes the first game with 21-18 and surprised their opponent but lost another two games 13-21, 14-21 because of errors.

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