Sai Praneeth was the first to begin India’s challenge at the World Championships.
Mumbai: Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth overcame Canada’s Jason Anthony Ho Shue 21-17, 21-16 to enter Round 2 of the BWF World Championship in Switzerland. He got the job done in 39 minutes with a smash down the line to earn the final point and beat Ho Shue.
Sai starts with a BANG💥!
🇮🇳’s @saiprneeth92 advanced to the R2 of #BWFWorldChampionships2019 as he defeated 🇨🇦’s Ho-Shue.J by 21-17, 21-16.
Great start champ!👏
Way to go!#IndiaontheRise #badminton pic.twitter.com/7kSnagHD7p— BAI Media (@BAI_Media) August 19, 2019
Sai Praneeth was the first to begin India’s challenge at the World Championships. Others who will play today are Kidambi Srikanth, H S Prannoy and Sameer Verma for men’s singles and Jakkampudi Meghana and Poorvisha S Ram for women’s doubles.
There is also a possibility that PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal could face each other in the last-four after they got a bye in the first round.