Calgary: Indian trio of Ajay Jayaram, Sourabh Verma and Lakshya Sen progressed to the men's singles second round after registering contrasting wins on the opening day of the competition at Canada Open Super 100 tournament here.
A former world number 13, Jayaram recovered from a mid-game slump to outwit local hope Huang Guoxing 21-15, 20-22, 21-15 and set up a clash with fifth seed Rajiv Ouseph of England next.
While Sourabh surpassed Canada's Antonio Li 21-18 21-13, Lakshya thrashed England's Chun Kar Lung 21-7 21-8 in another opening-round match.
Sourabh will face Canada's BR Sankeerth, while Lakshya meets China's Weng Hong Yang.
Among others Indians in action on the second day, former Commonwealth Games champion and sixth seed Parupalli Kashyap will take on France's Lucas Corvee, while third seed HS Prannoy will face Japan's Koki Watanabe.
Both Kashyap and Prannoy had received a bye in the first round.
Updated Date: Jul 03, 2019 14:56:17 IST