Srikanth, Prannoy enter Indonesia Open semis

| Updated: Jun 16, 2017 22:56 IST

Jakarta [Indonesia], June 16 (ANI): Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth produced a rich vein of form as he swept aside Tzu Wei Wang of Chinese Taipei in straight games to book his place in the semi-finals of the Indonesia Super Series Premier here on Friday. The 24-year-old remained dominant throughout the match as he registered an easy 21-15, 21-14 win over Wei Wang in a one-sided quarterfinal clash that lasted just 37 minutes. Srikanth has now set up a clash against second-seed Son Wan Ho of Korea for a place in the summit showdown. In another men's singles clash, HS Prannoy also made it to the last-four after surviving scare against eight-seed Chen Long of China. After comfortably winning the first game, Prannoy went down in the second before he rebounded strongly to post a 21-18,16-21,21-19 win over his Chinese opponent in a thrilling encounter that lasted one hour and 15 minutes. Prannoy will now lock horns with either Japan's Kazumasa Sakai or England's Rajiv Ouseph in the semi-finals. (ANI)

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