Tokyo [Japan], Sept.22 (ANI
): Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth
has emerged as the lone survivor at the ongoing Japan
Super Series after beating fellow countrymen Ajay Jayaram
in the men's singles event here on Thursday.
The eighth-seed advanced to the quarter-finals after Jayaram retired hurt while lagging 21-16 in the second round.
Srikanth will next face Marc Zwiebler of Germany for a place in the semi-finals.
Meanwhile, H.S Prannoy
suffered a major setback as he knocked out of the tournament after going down 16-21, 19-21 against second-seed Viktor Axelsen of Denmark in the one-sided clash that lasted 44 minutes. (ANI