Saina Nehwal beat Germany’s Yvonne Li 21-16, 21-14. © AFP
Kidambi Srikanth on Wednesday beat compatriot Shubhankar Dey 23-21, 21-18 to move via to the second one spherical of the Barcelona Spain Masters Tremendous 300. It’s the first win within the ultimate 4 tournaments for the previous international primary. Srikanth will now face but any other compatriot in Ajay Jayaram as he races in opposition to time to safe qualification to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics via bettering his international score.
Previous, Saina Nehwal, who like Srikanth is having a look to fortify her score to qualify for the Olympics complicated to the ladies’s singles 2d spherical in Barcelona whilst Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Sikki N Reddy additionally recorded victories of their blended doubles first spherical fit.
Saina beat Germany’s Yvonne Li 21-16, 21-14 whilst Pranaav and Reddy prevailed over Denmark’s Mathias Christiansen and Alexandra Boje 10-21, 21-16, 21-17.
However HS Prannoy suffered a defeat by the hands of Malaysian Daren Liew 18-21, 15-21 to bow out of the meet.