The U.S. Open champion H.S. Prannoy and Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap is proceeded to the second round but Ajay Jayaram failed to win in the New Zealand Opening Shuttle match.
Prannoy defeated Indonesia’s Shesar Hiren Rhustavito 21-14 21-16 and He will cross swords with Indonesia’s Firman Abdul Kholik and Kashyap will square off against local shuttler Oscar Guo tomorrow.
Another Young Indian shuttlers Siril Verma, Pratul Joshi, Sourabh Verma, Neeraj Vashist and Sahil Sipani also made positive starts to their campaign.
Pratul defeated the local shuttler Daxxon Vong 21-10 21-13.
Sourabh defeated Australian Nathan Tang 21-17 21-15.
Siril defeated Indonesia’s Riyanto Subagja 21-13 21-12.
Neeraj defeated Indonesia’s Andrew Yunanto 21-8 21-9, and
In other men’s singles matches, Sahil beat New Zealand’s Joshua Feng 21-10 21-10
The only shocking thing is the Jayaram loss to Chia Hung Lu of Chinese Taipei in another men’s singles match as 19-21 13-21 .
Following the Mens, The Women Shuttler Sanyogita Ghorpade lose to 11-21 24-22 19-21 to Xie Yongshi of New Zealand. But She had won the opening match against New Zealand’s Jahvaya.
In men’s singles it was over for Siddharath Thakur, Sachin Rawat, Arun Kumar Ashok Kumar where Rawat lost 12-21 8-21 to Malaysia’s Giap Chin Goh, Lee Cheuk Yiu defeated Siddharath Thakur 23-21 21 -14,Ashok Kumar lost 16-21 12-21 to Saputra Vicky Angga of Indonesia.