Subhankar in semis, Kashyap bows out

World No 64 Subhankar, who beat Lin Dan in the second round beat seventh seeded Englishman Toby Penty 21-16 21-9 in only 32 minutes.

World No 64 Subhankar, who beat Lin Dan in the second round beat seventh seeded Englishman Toby Penty 21-16 21-9 in only 32 minutes.   -  Getty Images

India's Subhankar Dey entered the semifinal while senior pro Parupalli Kashyap lost his last eight encounter at the SaarLorLux Open Badminton Championship on Friday.

World No 64 Subhankar, who beat Lin Dan in the second round beat seventh seeded Englishman Toby Penty 21-16 21-9 in only 32 minutes.

Kashyap lost his quarterfinal against France's Toma Junior Popov 16-21 18-21 inside 38 minutes.

In the women's singles quarterfinal, Sayali Rane lost her match against Denmark's Line Kjærsfeldt 14-21 9-21.