Defending champions Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy reached the men’s doubles quarter-finals but it was curtains for HS Prannoy in men’s singles at the Canada Open Grand Prix here yesterday.
Manu and Sumeeth defeated Korean combo of Choi Solgyu and Jae Hwan Kim 21-17, 17-21, 21-13 to set up a clash against Korean pair of Kim Won Ho and Seung Jae Seo.
Second seeds Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy too advanced to the quarters in mixed doubles with 21-11, 21-17 win over Netherlands pair of Robin Tabeling and Cheryl Seinen.
Second seed Prannoy squandered an opening game advantage to go down 21-17, 14-21, 13-21 to ninth seed Jeon Hyeok Jin of Korea.
The dazzling persona of a champion — the ‘Dauntless Dhoni’!
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