It is the end of the road for Sai Praneeth as he bows out of the tournament after losing 10-21, 15-21
Highlights Denmark Open Superseries Premier 2017, Day 2: Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth advance; PV Sindhu bows out
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Well, well, to make it a bitter sweet day for India, PV Sindhu has suffered a shock defeat to China's Chen Yufei and that too in straight games - 17-21 21-23
An intense battle between two top-class players ends with Saina Nehwal defeating Carolina Marin 22-20, 21-18 in a 46-minute encounter
22-20! The game finally swings to one end and it is Saina Nehwal who clinches that 22-minute opening game
10-21! Sai Praneeth loses opening game after his Danish opponent Vittinghus won 10 points on the trot to clinch the game
21-17! And it is Kidambi Srikanth who wins that opening game. Though Subhankar briefly threatened the World No 8, it is Srikanth who manages to clinch the first game
HS Prannoy wins the match 21-18, 21-19. He will now face the winner of the match between Lee Chong Wei and Pablo Abian
He Bingjiao shrugs off a one-game deficit to defeat Mette Poulsen 14-21, 21-11, 21-9. She will face Japan's Sayaka Sato who prevailed in a gruelling three-game encounter to advance to the 2nd round
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Day 1 Report: The fast-rising mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa entered the main draw but Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap bowed out at the Denmark Open Superseries Premier.
On a day when two-time Olympic champion and five-time world champion Lin Dan pulled out of the men's singles competition, Satwik and Ponnappa managed to earn two crucial wins to join Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy in the main draw of mixed doubles.
The Indian duo first beat Denmark's Kristoffer Knudsen and Isabella Nielsen 21-17, 21-13 and then notched up a 21-8 21-13 win over the German combo of Jones Ralfy Jansen and Eva Janssens.
In men's singles qualification, Kashyap overcame Denmark's Victor Svendsen 21-13 21-16, but lost to Japan's Takuma Ueda 4-21 19-21 in 36 minutes.
Subhankar Dey saw off Denmark's Kim Brun 21-12 13-21 21- 15 and then got the better of another Danish player, Rasmus Gemke, 21-17 13-21 21-19.
"I am disappointed that I conceded a few points in the last game. It has been happening to me. I was leading against Emil Holst at Dutch open last week. But I am happy to play in the main draw in my second Super Series," Subhankar said.
With inputs from PTI
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