India’s Saili Rane and two men’s doubles pairs entered the pre-quarterfinals with straight game wins at the SaarLorLux Open BWF tour Super 100 tournament on Wednesday. The 25-year-old Saili defeated Ukraine’s Natalya Voytsekh 21-19, 21-16 to set up a meeting with Russia’s Anastasiia Semenova.
Men’s doubles pair of Arun George and Sanyam Shukla also progressed to the second round with a 21-18, 21-17 win over Netherlands’ Jacco Arends and Ruben Jille. Arjun M.R. and Rashed Ramachandran Shlok thrashed Netherlands’ Vincent Braaksma and Switzerland’s Andreas Zbinden 21-9, 21-5 to cross the opening hurdle.
Arun and Sanyam, who have won three international series titles so far, will face fourth-seeded German pair of Mark Lamsfuss and Marvin Emil Seidel, while Arjun and Ramchandran take on the Chinese duo of Huang Kaixiang and Wang Zekang.
From Online Sources