It was a good day at work for Indian women shuttlers as they grabbed all four spots on offer in the qualification round of the Yonex Sunrise India Open World Superseries on Tuesday.
Aditya Joshi sailed into the quarterfinals of the Thailand Masters after notching up a straight-game win over his elder brother Pratul Joshi in men's singles competition
Parupalli Kashyap and the mixed doubles pair of Chris Adcock and Gabrielle Adcock helped Chennai Smashers get past Awadhe Warriors 4-3 in a Premier Badminton League in Bengaluru on Wednesday.
Aditya's rise has been quick but he realises the pressures of being there. It was not easy to rise through the ranks — all the while managing to do well in academics too.
Aditya was at the 11th position till November, but he managed to jump ahead of all the players by achieving 18,776 points.