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Prannoy, Manu-Sumeeth enter second round of World Championship


Press Trust of India Nanjing (China)
HS Prannoy started his campaign at the World Championship in style beating New Zealand's Abhinav Manota in straight games to enter the second round at the prestigious event here today.
Prannoy, world No 11, saw off Abhinav 21-12 21-11 in a lop-sided contest that lasted just 28 minutes here.
Men's doubles pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy, who had won the Lagos International recently, defeated Bulgarian pair Daniel Nikolov and Ivan Rusev 21-13 21-18 to also make it to the second round.
However, Sanyogita Ghorpade and Prajakta Sawant went down fighting 20-22 14-21 to Turkey's Bengisu Ercetin and Nazlican Inci in 34 minutes in the women's doubles competition.

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First Published: Jul 30 2018 | 12:10 PM IST

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