Korean Open: Sindhu, Sameer enter quarter-finals, Kashyao bows out

By Indo Asian News Service | Thursday, September 14, 2017 | 1:08:07 PM IST (+05:30 GMT) Comment 0 Comment

Seoul, Sep 14 (IANS) Indian shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and Sameer Verma advanced to the quarter-finals, while Parupalli Kashyap was knocked out of the Korea Open in the second round here on Thursday.

Seoul, Sep 14 (IANS) Indian shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and Sameer Verma advanced to the quarter-finals, while Parupalli Kashyap was knocked out of the Korea Open in the second round here on Thursday.

Olympic silver medallist Sindhu defeated Thailand's Nitchaon Jindapol 22-20 21-17 to set up a clash with Japan's Minatsu Mitani in the quarter-finals.

Sameer defeated Hong Kong's Wong Wing Ki Vincent 21-19 21-13 in 41 minutes and will face South Korean Son Wan Ho in the quarters.

Kashyap battled for an hour and 16 minutes before bowing out 16-21 21-17 16-21 against top seeded Son Wan Ho.

--IANS

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