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Parupalli Kashyap advances to Korea Open quarters
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Parupalli Kashyap advances to Korea Open quarters

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Seoul, Sep 26 : India's ace shuttler Parupalli Kashyap entered the Korea Open men's singles quarter-final after beating Malaysia's Daren Liew, here on Thursday.

Kashyap, husband of Saina Nehwal, prevailed 21-17 11-21 21-12 against his rival in a contest that lasted 56 minutes. He will now face the winner of the match between eighth-seeded Indonesian Anthony Sinisuka Ginting and Denmark's Jan O Jorgensen.

The 2014 Commonwealth Games gold-medallist is the lone Indian left in fray in BWF World Tour Super 500 tournament. Earlier, the likes of P V Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Sai Praneeth had crashed out after first-round setbacks on Wednesday. UNI