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BWF World Championships: HS Prannoy enters semifinals

Copenhagen: In Badminton, India’s ace shuttler HS Prannoy has advanced to the semifinals of the BWF World Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark. The Indian shuttler also secured a medal for the country. He defeated world champion Viktor Axelsen of Denamrk by ‘13-21, 21-15, 21-16’.

The world number 9, Prannoy, will face world no 3 Thailand’s Kunlavut Vitidsarn in the semifinals today. Prannoy is now the only Indian left in the World Championships and it is his first medal at the  tournament.

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Earlier, star Indian pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty lost to the A Rasmussen and K Astrup of Denamrk  by ‘18-21, 19-21’ in the men’s doubles.



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