File photo of Indian shuttler Kisambi Srikanth© AFP
Indian mix doubles pair of Dhruv Kapila and N Sikki Reddy and ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth reached the pre-quarterfinals of the Indonesia Masters Super 750 badminton tournament on Wednesday. Playing on Court 1, the Indian duo defeated Indonesia’s Praveen Jordan and Melati Daeva Oktavianti 21-11, 22-20. On the other hand, Kidambi inflicted a 21-18, 15-21, 21-16 defeat on France’s Christo Popov on Court 3.
Earlier in the day, Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap lost in the first round 10-21, 19-21 against Denmark’s Hans-Kristian Vittinghus.
On Tuesday, ace shuttler Lakshya Sen and two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu reached the second round by winning their respective games.
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