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Sindhu, Srikanth advance, Prannoy out of Malaysia Open

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Kuala Lumpur: Ace India shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth advanced to the second round of the ongoing Malaysia Open while H.S. Prannoy’s journey ended after losing his men’s singles affair.

After facing some challenge from Japan’s Aya Ohori in the first game, Sindhu completely dominated the second game as she defeated her opponent 22-20, 21-12 in 38 minutes.

In the men’s singles, Srikanth also registered a 21-18, 21-16 win over Indonesia’s Ihsan Maulana Mustofa in 38 minutes.

Prannoy however, crashed out of the tournament after suffering a 21-12, 16-21, 14-21 defeat against Thailand’s Sitthikom Thammasin.