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Japan Open : Manu Attri, B Sumeeth Reddy enter quarters

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Tokyo | Wednesday, Sep 12 2018 IST
Indian men's doubles pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy defeated Olympic silver medallists Goh V Shem and Tan Wee Kiong of Malaysia to enter the quarterfinals of the Japan Open badminton tournament in Tokyo on Wednesday.

Both Manu and Sumeeth defeated Malaysia Goh V Shem and Tan Wee Kiong in the first round of the men's doubles 15-21, 23-21, 21-19 in 54 minutes. The Indian pair will face China's He Jiting and Tan Qiang next in the BWF World Tour Super 750 tournament. In the men's doubles and women's doubles matches, Indian pairs of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty and Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy bowed out of the tournament after losing their respective matches.

Satwik and Chirag went down 12-21, 17-21 to third seeded Japanese pair of Takeshi Kamura and Keigo Sonoda, while in women's doubles Ashwini and Sikki lost 17-21 13-21 to Korean combination of Chang Ye Na and Jung Kyung Eun.

Earlier, in the first round of women's singles, Olympic silver-medalist PV Sindhu reached the second round after beating non-violent Sayaka Takahashi 21-17, 7-21, 21-13. In the men's singles, HS Prannoy and Kidambi Srikanth have also reached the second round.

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