After which India saw a string of losses, first, in the form of Mixed Doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra & N Sikki Reddy, who lost to third seed Thai pair of Dechapol Puavranakoh and Sapsiree Terratanachai in straight games 21-14, 21-16.
Immediately after that Sameer Verma too crashed out against Tien Chen Chou of Chinese Taipei 21-10, 15-21, 21-15.
In the last match of the day featuring an Indian, Kidambi Srikanth, gave top seed Kento Momota, a run for his money but eventually lost out 18-21, 21-19, 9-21.
Sindhu remains the only Indian left in the fray at the Singapore open and will feature in only her second semifinal of the season, following a last-four finish at the India Open last month.
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Suposh Sharma, keenly follows Hockey, Athletics, and other Olympic sports. He also has a penchant for writing humour and is an avid traveller