National champion Soumyajit Ghosh was the lone Indian to register a win in the qualifying phase on the opening day of the Kuwait Open Super Series table tennis championship at Kuwait City on Thursday.

A. Sharath Kamal, seeded directly into the main draw, will be seen in action on Saturday.

The results (qualifying league):

Men: Fedor Kuzmin (Rus) bt Soumyadeep Roy 11-6, 12-14, 11-8, 11-9, 9-11, 11-5; Mihai Bobocica (Ita) bt Sanil Shetty 11-9, 11-7, 11-6, 12-10; Soumyajit Ghosh bt Karim Ramadin (Egy) 11-4, 7-11, 11-7, 11-2, 11-3; Kristian Karlsson (Swe) bt Jubin Kumar 12-10, 11-4, 11-5, 11-6.

Women: Yo Yujin (Kor) bt Ankita Das 11-6, 11-5, 2-11, 11-5, 11-9; Huang Yi-Hua (Tpe) bt Ankita 11-5, 11-6, 11-6, 11-9; Shiho Matsudaira (Jpn) bt K. Shamini 11-4, 11-4, 11-4, 11-8; Cheng I-ching (Tpe) bt Shamini 11-8, 11-7, 11-8, 6-11, 11-3; Ganna Gapanova (Ukr) bt Mousami Paul 13-11, 11-9, 11-9, 14-12; Misaki Morizono (Jpn) bt Madhurika Patkar 11-5, 11-8, 11-3, 9-11, 9-11, 8-11, 11-6; Ayuka Tanioka (Jpn) bt Neha Aggarwal 11-6, 11-3, 10-12, 10-12, 13-11, 11-5; Tetyana Bilenko (Ukr) bt Pooja Sarasrabudhe 13-11, 11-8, 11-5, 11-4.

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