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Korea Masters: Parupalli Kashyap reaches quarterfinals

The Indian ace will play local shuttler Jeon Hyeok Jin in the quarters.

Korea Masters: Parupalli Kashyap reaches quarterfinals

New Delhi: Parupalli Kashyap on Thursday reached the quarterfinals of the Korea Masters Grand Prix Gold after defeating China's Zhou Zeqi in the men's singles competition in Jeju, Korea.

Kashyap, 30, survived a fast-paced three-game thriller to beat Zeqi 21-11 13-21 21-8 in 45 minutes.

2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games gold medallist won the first game comfortably, but failed to wrap up the match losing the second game.

But the experienced Hyderabadi shuttler produced a commanding performance in the decider.

The Indian ace will play local shuttler Jeon Hyeok Jin in the quarters. The sixth seeded Korean defeated Hashiru Shimono of Japan 22-20, 21-16.

(With Agency Inputs)

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