Jayaram, Sai crash out; Jaiswal shines
I<g data-gr-id="15">ndia’s Ajay </g>Jayaram, B Sai Praneeth and R M V Gurusaidutt lost in the men’s singles second round at USD 50,000 Vietnam Open Grand Prix here on Wednesday.
Indonesian Wisnu Yuli Prasetyo got the better of 13th seed Gurusaidutt. Another Indonesian, Muhammad Bayu Pangisthu, stunned fifth seed Sai 21-19 19-21 21-16 while Japan’s Kenta Nishimoto beat fourth seed Jayaram 21-15 13-21 21-18. The rare win in the men’s singles was provided by Shreyansh Jaiswal who beat Malaysia’s Mohamad Arif Abdul Latif 21-16 19-21 21-15 to reach the third round.
More success for India came through Arun Vishnu and Aparna Balan who defeated Indonesia’s Hendra Aprida Gunawan and Shendy Puspa Irawati 21-19 16-21 21-14 to reach the mixed doubles second round. Men’s doubles third seeds Pranaav Chopra and Akshay Dewalkar beat Canada’s Adrian Liu and Derrick N.G. 21-13 21-9 to enter the second round.