Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap on Thursday bowed out of the men's singles event of French Open after he retired in the third game of his second round match against Rajiv Ouseph of England.
Chinese Taipei shuttler Chou Tien Chen stunned China's Wang Zhengming 10-21, 25-23, 21-19 to clinch the French Open Super Series men's singles title while Olympic champion Li Xuerui retired to hand the women's singles title to teammate Shixian Wang at the Stade Pierre de Coubertin here.
Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap continued his giant-killing spree, stunning World No.9 Tian Houwei 21-19, 21-18 in the pre-quarters of the French Open Super Series while Saina Nehwal also advanced to the quarterfinals at the Stade Pierre de Coubertin here.
Indian shuttlers continued to surge ahead in the ongoing French Open Super Series underway here as Saina Nehwal made it to the women's singles third round while Ashwini Ponappa also won her second-round match with mixed doubles partner Vladimir Ivanov, here.
Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap on Wednesday stunned world No. 4 Kenichi Tago of Japan by posting a straight-game victory in the first round of the men's singles event at the French Open Super Series here.
Leading Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap fought valiantly but went down to reigning World Champion Chen Long of China in the men's singles semi-final of the $600,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier being played at Odense Saturday.
Fresh from her maiden Denmark Open title triumph, India ace Saina Nehwal started her French Open Super Series campaign in style, registering a hard-fought win over China`s Li Han in women`s singles event here on Wednesday.
Fresh from her maiden Denmark Open title triumph, India ace Saina Nehwal will now look to clinch her fifth title of the year when she starts her campaign in the women`s singles at the French Open Super Series on Wednesday.