Fuzhou: India's Kidambi Srikanth reached the pre-quarterfinals of the China Open World Tour Super 750 tournament with an easy win, while HS Prannoy lost in the first round. Fifth seed Srikanth beat Lukas Korvi of France 21.12, 21.16.
Now they will face Tommy Sugiarto of Indonesia. On the other hand, Pratna was defeated by Asian Games gold medalist Jonathan Cristi of Indonesia 21.11, 21.14. India's young Vaishnavi Reddy Jaka was defeated by Thailand's Pornavati Chochwong 21.12, 21.16.
In mixed doubles, India's Satvik Cyraj Rakikereddy and Ashwini Ponnappa beat Chan Peng Soon and Goh Li Yuing of Malaysia 7th seed Malaysia 18.21, 21.19, 21.17. Olympian silver medalist PV Sindhu has already reached the pre-quarterfinals.