Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth will take on compatriot Sai Praneeth in a Australian Open quarter-final here in Sydney later in the week….reports Asian Lite News
Srikanth and Praneeth brushing aside South Korean Son Wan Ho and Chinese Huang Yuxiang respectively, on Thursday advanced to the quarter-finals.
Kidambi Srikanth defeated World No. 1 Son Wan Ho 15-21, 21-13, 21-13 to advance to the quarter-final stage of the series.
Srikanth defeated the South Korean second time in a matter of five days after his Indonesian Open men’s single event title victory.
Sai Praneeth entered quarters, breezing past China’s Huang Yuxiang 21-15, 18-21, 21-13 to join Srikanth in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open.
Praneeth played a defensive game but his net shots played a vital role in clinching the victory.