B Sai Praneeth defeats world no 8 Anthony Sinisuka Ginting to progress to the quarter-finals while H S Prannoy lost at the BWF World Championships here on Thursday.
Praneeth cleared aside Ginting of Indonesia 21-19, 21-13 to top off a stunning exhibition. Prannoy fizzled against World No 1 Kento Momota and lost 19-21, 12-21.
Praneeth was on top of his game from the begin as he erased a 0-3 shortage to move to an 8-5 deficiency. He entered the break with an 11-8 favorable position.
After the interim, Ginting pulled things back at 14-12 and took steps to stop Praneeth before the Indian started acting responsibly to win the opening game with three straight focuses from 18-19.
In the second game, Praneeth moved to 6-2 however Anthony advanced toward deal with an 11-8 lead at the breather. After the break, Praneeth continued walking ahead as Ginting disintegrated.