Korea Masters: Kashyap reaches second round

Kashyap entered the next round after his rival Kang Min Woo pulled out of the tournament.

P. Kashyap had suffered multiple injuries in the run-up to the Olympics and eventually could not make it to the Rio Games.   -  V.V. SUBRAHMANYAM

On a comeback trail, India’s Parupalli Kashyap reached the second round of the men’s singles competition at the USD 120,000 Korea Masters Grand Prix Gold here on Tuesday.

The Commonwealth Games champion entered the next round after his rival Kang Min Woo pulled out of the tournament. He will next take on fourth seed Wang Tzu Wei of Korea at the Seogwipo Olympic Stadium here.

A former top 10 player, Kashyap had suffered multiple injuries in the run-up to the Olympics and eventually could not make it to the Rio Games.