Ajay Jayaram, Parupallli Kashyap, Mugda Agrey and Mithun Manjunath have been defeated in straight games in the third round of the ongoing Orleans Masters in France. The Indian women’s doubles and mixed doubles pair also lost their respective matches to crash out of the BWF Tour Super 100 tournament.
In men’s singles tie, Kashyap went down 14-21, 19-21 to Japan’s Koki
In another men’s singles, battle India’s Manjunath lost to Indonesia’s Gatjra Piliang Fiqihila Cupu in straight games as well. The Indonesian gave no chance to Manjunath and won the first game 9-21. While the Indian showed some fight back in the second one but that was not enough and the match ended in 37 minutes after Cupu won the second game by 21-18 points.
In women’s singles encounter, Agrey lost 10-21, 19-21 to sixth seed Sabrina Jaquet of Switzerland in her third round match at the event in France. The women’s doubles pair of Pooja Dandu and Sanjana Santosh and mixed doubles combination of Dhruv Kapila and Kuhoo Garg also failed to make an impact in the pre-quarterfinals as they lost their respective battles on Thursday. Pooja and Sanjana were defeated by Indonesia’s
The fourth seed Russian mixed doubles pair of Evgenij Dremin and Evgenia Dimova got the better of Dhurv and Kuhoo by 23-21, 21-12 points in straight games to end the Indian duo’s challenge in France.