Top seeds through in Brazil

Top seed Zulfadli Zulkiffli advanced to the final four of the Brazil Grand Prix on Friday, along with the three other top seeds.

The Malaysian star is yet to drop a game and continued in this vein against local Alisson Vasconcellos, beating him 21-13, 21-7 on the courts Foz do Iguacu.

Elsewhere, third seed Ygor Coelho De Oliveira defeated Milan Ludik of the Czech Republic 21-12, 21-18. The home-crowd hero avenged his loss he suffered in 2014 to Ludik.

The win books De Oliveira a semi-final against Zulkiffli.

Indian fourth seed Anand Pawar was too good for Canada’s B.R Sankeerth, beating him 21-8, 21-18 in just 39 minutes.

Pawar will face Misha Zilberman of Israel in the second semi-final after the second seed battled past Maxime Moreels 21-19, 22-20.