P.V. Sindhu, Ok. Srikanth and H.S. Prannoy registered come-from-behind victories to advance to the quarterfinals of the Indonesia Masters Tremendous 750 badminton match right here on Thursday.
The spotlight of the day used to be Prannoy’s shocking 14-21, 21-19, 21-16 dissatisfied victory over Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Victor Axelsen.
After dropping the primary sport, Prannoy made a sensational restoration to eke out a memorable win in opposition to the Global No. 2. This used to be Global No. 32 Prannoy’s first victory in six makes an attempt in opposition to Axelsen.
Reigning Global champion Sindhu, seeded 3rd, took 47 mins to file a 17-21, 21-7, 21-12 win over Spain’s Clara Azurmendi.
Taking part in in opposition to Global No. 47 Azurmendi for the primary time, Sindhu went down within the first sport prior to placing up a dominant efficiency within the subsequent two to check in an excellent victory.
The 2-time Olympic medallist will now lock horns with Global No. 30 Neslihan Yigit. Sindhu has a 3-0 head-to-head file in opposition to the Turk.
Previous, former Global No. 1 Srikanth dispatched Indonesia’s 6th seed Jonatan Christie 13-21, 21-18, 21-15.
The unseeded Srikanth will meet Prannoy within the quarterfinals.
Alternatively, it used to be curtains for younger Lakshya Sen and the blended doubles pair of Dhruv Kapila and N. Sikki Reddy and the ladies’s pair of Ashwini Ponappa and Sikki Reddy.
The 20-year-old Lakshya went down 13-21, 19-21 to the highest seed and two-time Global champion Kento Momota of Japan.
The effects (involving Indians, 2nd spherical):
Males: H.S. Prannoy bt Victor Axelsen (Den) 14-21, 21-19, 21-16; Ok. Srikanth bt Jonatan Christie (Ina) 13-21, 21-18, 21-15.
Ladies: P.V. Sindhu bt Clara Azurmendi (Esp) 17-21, 21-7, 21-12. Doubles: Ashwini Ponappa & N. Sikki Reddy misplaced to Jongkolphan Kititharakul & Rawinda Prajongjai (Tha) 18-21, 12-21.
Combined doubles: Dhruv Kapila & Sikki Reddy misplaced to Supak Jomkoh & Supissara Paewsampran (Tha) 15-21, 23-21, 18-21.