Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth crushed France's Lucas Corvee 21-12, 21-16 on the second day of the ongoing China Open to register an easy win in men's singles match.
The world number nine hardly broke a sweat in the first set to end the game in his favour. As the game entered into the second set, the Frenchman tried to make a comeback.
But Srikanth, while maintaining the momentum, showed the door to Corvee in a total of 34 minutes.
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa exit early
In women's singles, Vaishnavi Reddy was stunned by Pornpawee Chochuwong of Thailand 12-21, 16-21, while in mixed doubles, Indian pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa lost to their Malaysian counterparts Goh Liu Ying and Chan Peng Soon 21-18, 19-21, 17-21.
Indian campaigner Prannoy Kumar is slated to play against Jonatan Christie of Indonesia in men's singles, while Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will face Mads Conrad-Petersen and Mads Pieler Kolding of Denmark later today.
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