Indian shuttlers Prannoy H S Kumar and Kidambi Srikanth on Wednesday entered the second round of men’s singles in Indonesia Open Superseries Premier badminton in Jakarta. Prannoy beat Indonesian shuttler Anthony Sinisuka Ginting 21-13, 21-13. In another fixture, Srikanth defeated Hong Konng’s Vincent Wong Wing Ki 21-15, 17-21, 21-16.
However, Sai Praneet bowed out in his opening round. He was downed by Son Wan-ho of South Korea 14-21, 18-21.
In men’s doubles, pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty went down to Indonesian player Faraz Alfian and Muhammad Rian Adroanto 9-21, 19-21.
In women’s double Ashwini Ponnappa and Reddy N Sikki bowed down to the pair of Dian Fitriani and Nadya Melati of Indonesia 21-19, 19-21, 13-21.
Yesterday, Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu entered the pre-quarterfinals of the tournament.