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BWF World Championships: HS Prannoy brushes Daren Liew aside

The women’s doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy also entered the pre-quarters after a hard-fought 21-11, 9-21, 21-13 win over the Chinese duo of Liu Xuan Xuan and Xia Yu Ting
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PTI   |   Published 16.12.21, 02:28 AM

India’s HS Prannoy registered a straight-game win over Daren Liew of Malaysia to reach the pre-quarter finals of the BWF World Badminton Championships here on Wednesday.

Prannoy defeated his Malaysian opponent 21-7, 21-17 in a men’s singles second round match that lasted 42 minutes. He will play the winner of the match between Luís Enrique Penalver of Spain and Rasmus Gemke of Denmark.

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Prannoy joined two other Indians, Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen, in the pre-quarters. The women’s doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy also entered the pre-quarters after a hard-fought 21-11, 9-21, 21-13 win over the Chinese duo of Liu Xuan Xuan and Xia Yu Ting.

In men’s doubles, however, the Indian pair of MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila lost to Russian pair of Vladimir Ivanov and Ivan Sozonov 11-21, 16-21 in a second round match that lasted 41 minutes.

On Tuesday, PV Sindhu reached the women’s singles pre-quarters with a 21-7, 21-9 win over Martina Repiska of Slovakia.



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