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BWF World Championships 2023: Lakshya Sen, HS Prannoy advance to men’s singles second round

Copenhagen: In badminton, ace Indian players HS Prannoy and Lakshya Sen have advanced to the men’s singles second round at the BWF World Badminton Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark. World No. 9 Prannoy defeated world No. 57 Kalle Koljonen of Finland by ‘ 24-22, 21-10’ in the round of 64.  Prannoy will face Chico Dwi Wardoyo of Indonesia in the next round.  Lakshya Sen defeated Mauritius’ Georges Julien Paul  of Finland by ’21-12 21-7′.

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Meanwhile, India’s Kidambi Srikanth suffered a first-round exit. He lost to Japan’s Kenta Nishimoto  by ‘14-21 14-21’ World  33rd-ranked mixed doubles pair of Rohan Kapoor and N Sikki Reddy lost to   Scotland’s Adam Hall and Julie Macpherson by ‘14-21, 22-20, 18-21’.


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