Shuttler Sai progresses at Bitburger Open

Saarbrucken (Germany), Oct 29 (IANS) Indian shuttler B. Sai Praneeth earned another straight games victory to enter the men’s singles third round of the $120,000 Bitburger Open Grand Prix Gold here.

The 16th seed needed only 46 minutes to beat Indonesia’s Andre Kurniawan Tedjono 24-22, 21-17 in the second round played at the Saarlandhalle Saarbrucken to level their career record at 1-1 on Wednesday.

The Hyderabadi will next take on English fifth seed Rajiv Ouseph for a place in the quarter-finals. This will be their first match.

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