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Indonesia Open: HS Prannoy stuns top seeded player, Srikanth enters quarters

By Ians

Jakarta, June 15: Ace Indian shuttler HS Prannoy stunned world number 3 and top-seeded player Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei to reach the quarter-final of Indonesia Open.

Prannoy displayed some dominant performance against Lee as he thrashed the player 21-10, 21-18 in straight sets.

HS Prannoy celebrates after winning

It is a huge achievement for the Indian badminton star who is ranked 29th in the world, 23 ranks behind the Malaysian.

IN another match, India Sai Praneeth outclassed Denmark's Jan O Jorgensen 21-15 20-22 21-16 to reach the last 8 stage.

In another match, Saina Nehwal went down fighting against Thailand's Nitchaon Jindapol 15-21 21-6 16-21. Nehwal lost the first set 15-21 but came strongly by taking the second set 21-6. But Jindapol proved too good her for her as she claimed the third set and won the match.


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Story first published: Thursday, June 15, 2017, 15:30 [IST]
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