Lakshya in quarters of BWF World Junior Championship

Young Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen progressed to the quarterfinals of the BWF World Junior Championship after defeating Chinese Taipei’s Chen Shiau Cheng in a men’s singles event here.

The 17-year-old beat ninth seed Chen 15-21, 21-17, 21-14 in a match that lasted a little under an hour on Thursday.

Men’s doubles pair of Vishnu Vardhan Goud Panjala and Srikrishna Sai Kumar Podile entered the quarters with a 21-11, 21-17 win over Indonesian combination of Dwiki Rafian Restu and Bernadus Bagas Kusuma Wardana.

Malvika Bansod and Gayatri Gopichand  lost in the opening and second rounds of the women’s singles competition respectively.

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