Kashyap, Prannoy win in Singapore

Kashyap beat Korea's Lee Hyun Il 21-11, 21-13, and Prannoy got past Hong Kong's Wong Wing Ki Vincent 21-15, 21-17.

World number four Kidambi Srikanth met stiff resistance from Tien Minh Nguyen of Vietnam before emerging 21-18, 19-21, 21-14 winner in the 51-minute first round match.


In the women's doubles Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa won their first round match beating Korean combo of Go Ah Ra and Yoo Hae Won 21-12, 21-16.

India's mixed doubles combo of Tarun Kona and N. Sikki Reddy were not so lucky losing to Korea's Ko Sung Hyun and Kim Ha Na 15-21, 17-21.