Rising shuttlers Sai Praneeth, P C Thulasi and Arundhati Pantawane reached the second stage of the qualifying round of the Singapore Super Series at Singapore Indoor Stadium here on Tuesday.

Praneeth packed off former All England Champion Muhammad Hafiz Hashim of Malaysia 21-13 21-15 in the opening round of men’s singles qualifier in 26 minutes.

H S Prannoy and Arvind Bhat, however, could not cross the first hurdle after suffering defeats in their respective men’s singles qualifiers. In women’s singles qualifiers, Arundhati Pantawane thrashed Russian Anna Astrakhantseva 21-5 21-10 in just 17 minutes, while Thulasi went past Vietnam’s Thi Trang (B) Vu 21-18 21-17 in 39 minutes.PTI