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New Zealand Open: Prannoy enters quarters, others knocked out

New Zealand Open: Prannoy enters quarters, others knocked out

New Delhi, May 2 (UNI) India's HS Prannoy advanced to the quarterfinals in men's single, while others were knocked out of the New Zealand Open in Auckland on Thursday.

Prannoy took 37 minutes to defeat Indonesian second seed Tommy Sugiarto 21-14 21-12 and made it to the last eight. World rank 26th Prannoy has a record of 2-0 against Sugiarto world rank 13th.

Prannoy last defeated Sugiarto in All England Championship. Now he will face Kanta Tsuneyama of Japan to book a birth in semifinals. He will face Sugiarto for the second time after defeating him in 2017 in US Open.

Meanwhile, India's Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy in men's doubles while B Sai Praneeth in men's single lost their matches in second round.

In men's singles 12th world rank Lin Dan took 37 minutes to defeat Praneeth 21-12, 21-12. Dan has now 2-0 record against Praneeth. The duo last played in 2017.

While in the men's doubles also it was heartbreak for Indian pair after being edged out by Malaysia's 7th seed Goh V Shem and Tan Wee Kiong 21-17, 21-19 in 60 minutes. The Indian pair has 2-2 record against the Malaysian's.

Earlier, on Wednesday Indian campaign ended in women's single as Olympic medallist Saina Nehwal and Anura Prabhudesai both crashed out in the first round.

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19 Sep 2019 | 8:51 AM

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Argentina to play Germany, Ecuador in friendlies

19 Sep 2019 | 7:14 AM

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Paris 2024, Dakar 2022 sign cooperation agreement

19 Sep 2019 | 7:13 AM

PARIS, Sept 19 (Xinhua) The Organising Committees of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the Dakar 2022 Youth Olympic Games signed a cooperation agreement on Wednesday that aims to contribute to the success of Dakar 2022 and share the positive impact of the first Youth Olympic Games to be held in Africa, the Paris 2024 committee announced.

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Bayern win, Leverkusen lose in UEFA Champions League

19 Sep 2019 | 7:11 AM

BERLIN, Sept 19 (Xinhua) Bayern Munich reaped their 16th straight win in their opening game after beating Red Star Belgrade 3-0, while Lokomotiv Moscow upset Bayer Leverkusen 2-1 with two first-half goals to take all three points at the first round in the Champions League's group stage on Wednesday.

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