Lakshya Sen withdrew from the tournament before his match and gave a walkover to his first-round opponent Su Li Yang of Chinese Taipei.
Indian challenge came to an end in the China Open 2023 as no shuttler made it beyond the first round.
BWF World Championships 2023: HS Prannoy reaches three consecutive quarter-finals, second Indian male shuttler to do so
India's star pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have also entered the BWF World Championships 2023 quarterfinals. With this, the pair is just one step away from the medal.
Treesa-Gayatri will now face the top-seeded Chinese pair of Chen Qing Chen and Jia Yi Fan in the BWF World Championships 2023 pre-quarterfinals.
HS Prannoy & Lakshya Sen advance to the men's singles second round of the BWF World Championships after dominant displays.
Ranked 77th in the world in women's doubles, Rutuparna and Swetaparna are the fourth highest ranked Indian pair after Treesa Jolly/Gayatri Gopichand, Ashwini Bhatt/Shikha Gautam and Ashwini Ponappa/Tanisha Crasto
HS Prannoy reached his maiden final in the Australian Open Super 500 tournament by beating countryman Priyanshu Rajawat in straight games on Saturday.
In the men’s singles, HS Prannoy beat Indonesian world No. 2 and top seed, Anthony Sinisuka Ginting. After that, he set up an all-Indian semi-final clash against Priyanshu Rajawat, who progressed at the expense of senior compatriot Kidambi Srikanth.
HS Prannoy, India’s highest-ranked singles shuttler at world No. 9, fended off a challenge from world No. 15 Lee Cheuk Yiu from Hong Kong 21-18, 16-21, 21-15 to enter quarters.
in the other men's singles event, HS Prannoy, India’s highest-ranked singles shuttler at world No. 9, fended off a challenge from world No. 15 Lee Cheuk Yiu from Hong Kong to win 21-18, 16-21, 21-15.
World Championship 2021 bronze medalist and world No. 13 Lakshya lost to world No. 9 Christie 15-21 21-13 16-21. The match lasted one hour and six minutes.
The 21-year-old Commonwealth Games champion from Almora, Lakshya Sen will face either fifth seed Jonatan Christie of Indonesia or third seed Kunlavut Vitidsarn of Thailand.
Prannoy’s last win over Srikanth heading into Thursday’s fixture came at the 2019 Japan Open.
Lakshya Sen’s pre-quarterfinal opponent will be Japan’s Kanta Tsuneyama, who upset Indonesian world No. 2 Anthony Sinisuka Ginting in the opening round.
World Championship silver medalist Srikanth will take on compatriot HS Prannoy in the Japan Open 2023 pre-quarterfinals on Wednesday.
The Indian pair won the match 21-15, 24-22 by defeating Republic of China’s Liang Weikeng and Wang Chang to enter their third final of the year. This was satwik-Chirag’s first-ever win over the Chinese duo in three meetings.
Another failure came for PV Sindhu as she was knocked out of the Korea Open 2023 with a first-round defeat to Pai Yu Po of Chinese Taipei.
Korea Open 2023: PV Sindhu and Srikanth will aim for the first title of the season; know the full Indian squad
While Sindhu and Srikanth will look to end their title drought this season, Lakshya Sen and HS Prannoy will be eyeing their second title of the season.
Sen will face China'sLi Shi Feng in the US Open Badminton semi-finals. Interestingly, the two shuttlers met in the Canada Open final last week, where Lakshya Sen emerged as the winner. Head-to-head, the Indian holds a 5-3 record over Li Shi Feng.
Third seed Sen will take on 19-year-old S Sankar Muthusamy Subramanian of Chennai. He also made the men’s singles quarters at the US Open badminton BWF Super 300 tournament.