It was a disappointing end for India's campaign in men's singles as Srikanth and Prannoy failed to raise the bar after their early exits from the Nanjing World Championship early this month.
Thailand Open 2018: PV Sindhu sails past Soniia Cheah, to clash with Indonesia’s Gregoria Tunjung in semi-finals
PV Sindhu’s demolition of Cheah’s challenge sets her up for a Saturday meeting with Gregoria Mariska Tunjung of Indonesia, ranked a modest No 29.
French Open Superseries: Kidambi Srikanth says badminton moved on from domination of Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei
Kidambi Srikanth said, "They (Lin Dan and Lee Chong Wei) definitely are tough every time you play them. But, we need to believe in ourselves that we can do well."
All eyes will be on PV Sindhu, especially in the absence of Saina Nehwal and K Srikanth, who decided to skip the event. H S Prannoy will be in focus in the Men's event as he takes on sixth seeded Ng Ka Long Angus of Hong Kong in the opening round
US Open GPG: Parupalli Kashyap, HS Prannoy reach semis; Manu Attri, B Sumeeth Reddy make last-four in doubles
Indian shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap, H.S. Prannoy and the men's doubles pair of Manu Attri and B. Sumeeth Reddy entered to the semi-finals of the US Open Grand Prix here.
Prannoy had to previously face criticism for not being consistent and one renowned coach even went on to say that "he will never be able to play singles as he was slow and he should shift to doubles".
Goel, who completed his one year in office on Thursday, said there are a number of things he wishes to work on in the next one year.
Prannoy's upset over Chen Long came after he beat top seed Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia a day earlier.
Indonesia SSP: HS Prannoy stuns World No 3 Lee Chong Wei, K Srikanth upsets Jan O Jorgensen in pre-quarters
K Srikanth had beaten Jorgensen in straight games during their last meeting at the Rio Olympics as well.
Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and H S Prannoy breeze into second round of Indonesia SSP. Will meet Jan O Jorgensen and Lei Chong Wei in the second round.
Saina Nehwal will lead India's charge in the Macau Open Grand Prix Gold after three-time champion P V Sindhu pulled out of the event to prepare herself for the Dubai Super Series Finals.
P V Sindhu will look to continue her rampaging run when she starts her title defence at the Macau Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament which begins on Tuesday.
Saina Nehwal's comeback ended with a gruelling opening round loss but Olympic silver-medallist P V Sindhu crossed the first hurdle at the USD 700,000 China Super Series Premier in Fuzhou on Wednesday.
Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth suffered a narrow defeat against Lee Hyun Il of Korea in the opening round of the men's singles competition at the USD 300,000 French Open Super Series in Paris.
Denmark Open: Shuttlers Ajay Jayaram, HS Prannoy progress into second round; Sai Praneeth knocked out
Ajay Jayaram and H S Prannoy advanced to the second round but it was curtains for B Sai Praneeth in the men's singles opening round of the Denmark Open badminton tournament, in Odense.
Badminton: Kidambi Srikanth, Ajay Jayaram, H S Prannoy progress to second round of Japan Super Series
Ajay Jayaram, H S Prannoy and K Srikanth fought their way to the second round of the Japan Open in Tokyo on Wednesday.
Paraupalli Kashyap advanced to the main draw of the Japan Super Series after registering twin victories in the two rounds of the qualifiers in Tokyo.
Ajay Jayaram emerged as the only Indian shuttler to make the quarterfinals of Indonesia Grand Prix Gold, beating compatriot Parupalli Kashyap and local lad Reksy Aureza Megananda in Indonesia on Thursday.