For the third day of the World Championship, Srikanth had to spent sweat. In the second round, World number six Srikanth was competing against 48th Rank holder Spain’s Pablo Aubian. Srikanth defeated Pablo 21-15, 12-21, 21-14 to enter the pre-quarterfinals of the ongoing World Championships in China. Srikanth got a tough challenge from Pablo in this match. Srikanth started slowly in the first game and got the lead from 11-9 to break time. After this Srikanth played a great game and got his name in the 18th minute.
WBC 2018 Day-3 Highlights
3:00 PM IST- Indian duo of N Sikki Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa lost in straight games against Yuki Fukushima and Sayaka Hirota of Japan 14-21, 15-21 to crash out of the competition.
1:30 PM IST- PV Sindhu finds it easy against her Indonesian opponent Fitriani Fitriani. Sindhu beats Fitriani 21-14, 21-9 to sail into the third round.
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12 PM IST- India’s Sai Praneeth beat Spain’s Luís Enrique Penalver 21-18, 21-11 to enter the third round of men’s singles.
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9 AM IST – Indians in Action (Doubles)
Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy vs Takuto Inoue and Yuki Kaneko – 3 pm IST
Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy vs Yuki Fukushima and Sayaka Hirota –12.30 pm IST
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty vs Kim Astrup and Anders Skaarup Rasmussen – 12:30 PM IST
7 AM IST- Indians in Action (Singles)
Kidambi Srikanth vs Pablo Abian – 7:45 am
HS Prannoy vs Ygor Coelho – 1:10 pm
PV Sindhu vs Fitriani Fitriani – 2:30 pm
B Sai Praneeth vs Luís Enrique Penalver – 3:00 pm
Sameer Verma vs Lin Dan – 3:30 pm