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Parupalli Kashyap enters quarters in Korea Open

Last updated on September 26, 2019

Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap on Thursday Progressed into the Korea Open men’s singles quarterfinal Following a three-game Victory over Malaysia’s Daren Liew in Incheon.

Kashyap prevailed 21-17 11-21 21-12 at a competition that lasted 56 minutes.

He’ll then square off against the winner of this game between eighth-seeded Indonesian Anthony Sinisuka Ginting and Denmark’s Jan O Jorgensen.

The 2014 Commonwealth Games gold-medallist is the only real Indian left in fray at BWF World Tour Super 500 championship game.

Before, world champion P V Sindhu and the experienced Saina Nehwal crashed out after first-round setbacks. While Sindhu dropped 7-21 24-22 15-21 into Beiwen Zhang of all United States within her opening-round game, London Olympics bronze-medallist Saina was tracking 21-19, 18-21 and 1-8 from South Korea’s Kim Ga Eun when she had been forced to retire because of illness.