National champions K. Srikanth and P.V. Sindhu posted easy wins and entered the men’s and women’s singles quarterfinals of the Manorama Indian Open National-ranking badminton tournament at the Rajiv Gandhi indoor stadium here on Friday night.
In the women’s section, all the top eight seeds safely made it to the last-eight stage.
The results pre-quarterfinals:
Men: K. Srikanth (PSPB) bt Prakash Jolly (Ktk) 21-17, 21-11.
Women: P.V. Sindhu (PSPB) bt Mohita Sahdev (AAI) 21-7, 21-6; Saili Rane (AI) bt Sri Krishna Priya (AP) 21-18, 21-19; Rituparna Das (AP) bt Sheshadri Sanyal (WB) 21-13, 21-12; Sayali Gokhale (AI) bt Riya Pillai (Mah) 21-11, 21-11; Tanvi Lad (AI) bt Reshma Karthik (AI) 21-7, 21-12; P.C. Thulasi (Ker) bt Shriyanshi Pardeshi (MP) 19-21, 21-12, 21-15; G. Ruthvika Shivani (AP) bt Rasika Raje (Mah) 21-13, 21-12; Arundhati Pantawane (Mah) bt Mudra Dhainje (AI) 21-10, 21-12.