Srikanth defeated compatriot Saurabh Verma 21-11 15-21 21-19
HS Prannoy defeated Indonesia's Jonathan Christie in the second round
Dainik BhaskarNov 14, 2019, 06:29 PM IST Sports Desk. Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth reached the quarter-finals of the Hong Kong Open. He defeated compatriot Saurabh Verma 21-11 15-21 21-19 on Thursday. Former World No.1 Srikanth last reached the quarterfinals of the Singapore Open in April.
Srikanth will face Olympic champion Chen Long of China in the next round. Earlier, HS Prannoy lost in the second round. He was defeated by Jonathan Christie of Indonesia 21-12 21-19.