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BWF World Championship: HS Prannoy, Sai Praneeth advance to second round

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Basel | August 19, 2019 8:11:28 PM IST
Indian shuttlers HS Prannoy and Sai Praneeth on Monday advanced to the second round of the BWF World Championship 2019, taking place in Switzerland.

Praneeth defeated Canada's Jason Anthony Ho-Shue in two straight games by 21-17, 21-16 and made it to the second round of the tournament.

Whereas Prannoy had to struggle a bit as he lost the first game by 17-21 at the hands of Finland's Eetu Heino. However, he made a brilliant comeback and registered a 21-10, 21-11 victory in the next two games.

In women's doubles, Meghana Jakkampudi and Poorvisha S Ram also made a winning start in the tournament as they secured a 21-10, 21-18 win over Diana Corleto Soto and Nikte Alejandra Sotomayor. (ANI)

 
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