In Badminton, ace shuttler Parupalli Kashyap today advanced to the Korea Open men’s singles quarterfinal after a three-game triumph over Malaysia’s Daren Liew in South Korean city of Incheon.
Kashyap prevailed 21-17, 11-21, 21-12 in a contest that lasted 56 minutes. The 2014 Commonwealth Games gold-medallist is the lone Indian left in the fray.
Earlier, world champion P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal crashed out following first-round setbacks. World Championship men’s singles bronze-medallist B Sai Praneeth also bowed out early from the tournament.