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Sindhu, Sameer enter quarters, Kashyap bows out

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  15 Sep 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Seoul, Sep 14: Indian shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and Sameer Verma advanced to the quarter-fils, 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 Mitsu Mitani in the quarter-fils.

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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