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Canada Open 2023: Lakshya Sen and PV Sindhu Secure Pre-Quarterfinal Spots

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Indian Badminton champs Lakshya Sen and PV Sindhu showcased their skills at the BWF World Tour Super 500 event in Calgary and stormed into the pre-quarterfinals of the Canada Open 2023. Sen stunned second seed Kunlavut Vitidsarn with a remarkable 21-18, 21-15 victory in the men’s singles. Meanwhile, Sindhu, a two-time Olympic medallist, dominated her match against Talia NG, winning 21-16, 21-9 in the women’s singles.

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Sen, India’s top representative in men’s singles due to HS Prannoy’s withdrawal, will face Ygor Coelho from Brazil, while Sindhu is set to clash with Japan’s Natsuki Nidaira in the upcoming round.

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In men’s doubles, Krishna Prasad Garaga and Vishnuvardhan Goud Panjala progressed to the second round with a straight-game win over Chen Zhi Ray and Lu Chen of Chinese Taipei.

Unfortunately, B Sai Praneeth’s journey in the tournament came to an end as he suffered a 12-21, 17-21 defeat against Coelho. Ruthvika Shivani Gadde also faced an early exit in the women’s singles, losing 12-21, 3-21 against Supanida Katethong of Thailand in the first round.

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