India’s campaign ends at Canada Open

Manu Attri and B. Sumeeth Reddy, the men’s doubles pair, and Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N. Sikki Reddy, the mixed doubles pair, both lost their respective matches on Saturday.

B. Sumeeth Reddy and Manu Attri lost to Kim Won Ho and Seung Jae Seo.   -  PTI (File Photo)

India’s campaign at Canada Open Grand Prix ended following the defeats of defending champion in men’s doubles Manu Attri and B. Sumeeth Reddy and the mixed doubles pair in the quarterfinals on Saturday.

Third seeds Manu and Sumeeth failed to put up a fight against the Korean pair of Kim Won Ho and Seung Jae Seo, losing 21-12, 21-15 within half an hour.

Mixed doubles second seeds Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N. Sikki Reddy dished out a gritty performance before going down 21-17, 22-20, 21-18 to Korean duo of Kim Won Ho and Shin Seung Chan in a hard-fought match which lasted an hour and two minutes.

The two Indian pairs, the young duo of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, and men’s singles players - H. S. Prannoy and Sameer Verma - will now participate in the U.S. Open Grand Prix Gold next week.

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