Swiss Open 2021: Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap Crash Out; B Sai Praneeth Through
Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap crashed out in the first round of the Swiss Open Super 300 tournament, while B Sai Praneeth booked his place in the pre-quarters late on Wednesday.
Nehwal lost in a tough-fought 3-game clash against 20-year-old Phittayaporn Chaiwan of Thailand 16-21,21-17, 21-23.
Kashyap lost to lower-ranked Pablo Abian of Spain 15-21,10-21.
Praneeth defeated Isreal's Misha Zilberman 21-11,21-14 quite easily and will take on Abian in the next round.