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Top seed HS Prannoy enters quarters at badminton tournament

Top seed H S Prannoy entered the men's singles quarter-finals, but women's second seed Tanvi Lad was knocked out of the USD 15,000 Tata Open India International Challenge Badminton tournament, here on Thursday.

Top seed HS Prannoy enters quarters at badminton tournament

Mumbai: Top seed H S Prannoy entered the men's singles quarter-finals, but women's second seed Tanvi Lad was knocked out of the USD 15,000 Tata Open India International Challenge Badminton tournament, here on Thursday.

Prannoy breezed past Aditya Prakash (21-16, 21-14) after earlier posting an easy win against Oscar Bansal (21-7, 21-5) at the Cricket Club of India to move to the last 8. He will play against eighth seed Subhankar Dey tomorrow.

Third seed B Sai Praneeth had an easy win over Deepak Khatri (21-10, 21-13) to book a berth in the quart-finals.

Former National Champion Chetan Anand secured easy wins over Gaurav Venkat (21-12, 21-10) and then Amey Joshi (21-8 21-16) to move into the quarters.

Two times Tata Open winner in the women's single PC Thulasi defeated Croatia's Dorotea Sutara (21-15 21-13) to earn a spot in the last 8 stage.

Third seed Saili Rane moved to the quarter finals by defeating Shruti Mundada (21-13 21-17).

One of biggest upsets on the day was Tanvi Lad being knocked out by Rituparna Das (16-21 11-21). Former National Champion Sayali Gokhale, too, was routed by fourth seed Arundhati Pantawane (21-15, 20-22, 15-21).

Results: Men's singles (Round 32) H S Prannoy (IND) bt Oscar Bansal (IND), 21-7, 21-5 Aditya Prakash (IND) bt Ratnajit Tamang (NEP), 21-13 21-12 Subhankar Dey (IND) bt Aditya Joshi (IND), 21-14 21-12 Neeraj Vashist (IND) bt Srujan Nandaluri (IND), 21-15 21-11, B. Sai Praneeth (IND) def Deepak Khatri (IND), 21-10 21-13 Harsheel Dani (IND) bt Utkarsh Arora (IND), 21-7 21-13 Ajay Jayaram (IND) bt Bikash Shrestha (IND), 21-7 21-11 Sameer Verma (IND) bt Kaushal Dharmamer (IND), 21-11 12-21 21-17 Gaurav Venkat (IND) bt Kabir Kanzarkar (IND), 21-18 16-21 22-20 Chetan Anand (IND) bt Amey Joshi (IND), 21-8 21-16 Ketan Chahal (IND) bt Sachin Rawat, (IND) 21-17 19-21 21-14 R. M. V. Gurusaidutt (IND) bt Abhishek Yelegar 21-17 21-13 C. Rohit Yadav (IND) bt Mohit Kamat, (IND) 21-14 21-15 Akshit Mahajan (IND) bt Siddharath Thakur, (IND) 22-20 21-15 Shreyansh Jaiswal (IND) bt Pratul Joshi, (IND) 18-21 21-12 21-11Sourabh Varma (IND) bt Arun Kumar Ashok Kumar, (IND) 21-10 21-9.

Women's single (Round 32): Dorotea Sutara (CRO) Ritu Vinayak (IND), 21-11 21-17 Kuhoo Garg (IND) bt Seema Panchal (IND), 21-11 21-9 Sayali Gokhale (IND) bt Rasika Raje (IND), 22-20 21-17, Riya Pillai (IND) bt Nangsal Tamang (NEP),21-11 21-5 Rucha Nikam (IND) bt Sara Devi Tamang (NEP), 20-22 21-9 21-12 Shruti Mundada (IND) bt Lalita Dahiya (IND), 21-13 21-6 G R Shivani (IND) bt Thilini Jayasinghe (SRI), 21-5 21-10 Rituparna Das (IND) bt Juhi Dewangan (IND), 21-15 21-14.

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