Taipei, June 22 – India’s blended outcomes on the Taipei Open 2023 continued with prime singles participant H.S Prannoy advancing to the quarterfinals whereas former Commonwealth Video games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap and the blended doubles pair of Rohan Kapoor and Sikki Reddy dropping within the second spherical on Thursday.
Prannoy defeated Indonesia’s Tommy Sugiarto of Indonesia 21-9, 21-17 in 36 minutes whereas Kashyap went all the way down to Li Yang Su of Chinese language Taipei 21-16, 21-17 in a second-round conflict at Courtroom 1 in Tian-Mu Area. Within the blended doubles, Rohan Kapoor and Sikki Reddy misplaced to the native pair of Hsiang Chien Chiu and Xiao Min Lin 21=13, 21-18 in simply 29 minutes.
Taking part in towards Sugiarto on Courtroom 2, Prannoy, who had defeated Chinese language Taipei’s Yu Hsien Lin 21-11, 21-10 within the first spherical, opened up a lead by successful seven-point from 2-1. He prolonged it to 11-2 quickly. From 13-3, he maintained his benefit and went on to win the match 21-9 within the BWF World Tour Tremendous 300 occasion which has a complete prize fund of $210,000.
Sugiarto got here out preventing within the second recreation and took a 5-1 lead. He prolonged the result in 8-2 earlier than Kashyap got here preventing again to cut back it to 10-7. He continued to claw his approach again into the sport and finally caught up with Sugiarto at 15-all. The Indian World No 9 gained 4 factors from 17-71 to win the second recreation 21-17 and advance to the quarterfinals.
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Taking part in towards Li Yang Su, Kashyap went forward at 3-2 however his opponent caught up with him at 7-7 earlier than opening up a 12=7 lead. From 9-14 down, Kashyap fought again to cut back the margin to 14-15 earlier than the Chinese language Taipei star pulled forward and gained the sport 21=16.
The Chinese language Taipei shuttler went forward 5-1 within the second recreation earlier than closing the hole to 7-8. Kashyap caught up at 12-all earlier than his opponent gained the following 4 factors to make it 16-12. Kashyap once more diminished the margin to 16-15 and fought for every level however the Chinese language Taipei participant went on to win the second recreation 21-17 to safe a spot within the quarterfinal.