Calgary, Jul 6 : Sixth seed, Parupalli Kashyap has advanced to the men's singles semifinals at the USD 75,000 Canada Open Super 100 tournament here.
Kashyap, a former World top 10 player, outwitted France's Lucas Claerbout 12-21 23-21 24-22 in a quarterfinal lasting an hour and 16 minutes.
The 32-years-old, Kashyap will face Fourth seed Chinese Taipei's Wang Tzu Wei in the semifinals.
However, World ranked 46, Sourabh Verma couldn't extended his run in the tournament, losing 15-21 11-21 to Li Shi Feng of China in a 38-minute match. (UNI)