Taipei Open 2023: HS Prannoy, Parupalli Kashyap Enter Pre-Quarterfinals
Following the conclusion of the Indonesia Open 2023, badminton enthusiasts are now eagerly anticipating the ongoing Taipei Open 2023 (BWF Super 300), which will mark the final tournament of the Asian leg.
Since its inception in the 1970s, the tournament has been held annually with great regularity. The tournament previously known as the Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold (2007-2017) has undergone a name change.
In 2018, a renaming occurred and Taipe became the new name.The Taipei Open is set to commence on June 20th and will conclude on June 25th.
The University of Taipei’s Tian-Mu Arena has been selected as the venue for the upcoming OTaipei Open 2023. The event is highly anticipated and will showcase top talent in the field.pen.
In a dominating show of expertise, Indian badminton players HS Prannoy and Parupalli Kashyap secured their spots in the pre-quarterfinals of the Taipei Open men’s singles event. The duo emerged victorious in their matches on Wednesday, defeating their opponents in straight games.
Indian badminton player, Prannoy, ranked ninth in the world, dominated the court in his first match at the BWF World Tour Super 300 tournament.
He faced off against Lin Yu-Hsien, a local shuttler, and defeated him with ease in just 26 minutes. Prannoy’s impressive performance resulted in a score of 21-11 21-10, securing his spot in the next round of the tournament.
Indian badminton player, H.S. Prannoy, seeded third in the tournament, has advanced to the next round of the men’s singles event.
Prannoy, who recently won the Malaysia Masters Super 300 title, will face the winner of the first-round match between Chen Chi Ting and Tommy Sugiarto.
The former Commonwealth Games gold medallist Kashyap has secured a comfortable victory over Germany’s Samuel Hsiao.
Kashyap won the match 21-15 21-16. In the upcoming pre-quarterfinals, he is set to face off against the local favorite Su Li Yang.
S Sankar Muthusamy Subramanian was defeated by sixth-seed Japanese shuttler Kanta Tsunyama, marking the end of his journey in the tournament.
In the men’s singles opening round, Subramanian put up a fight in the first game but was ultimately overpowered in the second game, resulting in a 13-21 5-21 defeat.
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The Badminton World Federation’s World Tour has been categorized into six levels, which are arranged in descending order as follows: World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, and Super 300.
In addition to other categories, the BWF Tour Super 100 level tournament provides ranking points, according to sources. In the world of competitive sports, various tournaments provide distinct ranking points and prize money to the participants.