Prannoy advances, Srikanth knocks out of China Masters

Prannoy advances, Srikanth knocks out of China Masters

Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-04-19 20:00 Jiangsu (China): Indian ace shuttler HS Prannoy produced a remarkable performance as he breezed past Malaysia's Joo Ven Soong to progress through to the second round of the China Masters here on Tuesday.The seventh-seed bounced back from a slow start to secure a 19-21, 21-14, 21-18 triumph over his Malaysian opponent in the contest that lasted for 54 minutes.Meanwhile, third-seed Kidambi Srikanth suffered a major setback as he got defeated 21-12, 21-17 by Lin Yu Hsien of Chinese Taipie. (ANI)