Badminton: Prannoy, Pranaav-Sikki lose in Swiss Open quarters

Indo Asian News Service

Basel, March 18 (IANS) India's H.S. Prannoy and the mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N. Sikki Reddy lost in the quarter-finals of the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament here.

Defending champion and fifth seed Prannoy on Friday night lost to Chinese second seed Shi Yuqi 19-21, 11-21 in 39 minutes.

Pranaav-Sikki suffered a 19-21, 17-21 defeat in 38 minutes to Chinese fifth seed pair of Zhang Nan and Li Yunhui.

With these two defeats, India's campaign at this Swiss city ended.