A file photo of HS Prannoy Photograph:( Zee News Network )
On the other hand, Sania Nehwal and PV Sindhu cruised to the quarterfinals of the tournament
Indian Shuttler HS Prannoy was knocked out of the ongoing Malaysia Masters here on Thursday.
Prannoy suffered a defeat in the second round of the match at the hands of Japan's Kento Momota 14-21, 16-21 in a match that lasted for 45 minutes.
Nehwal outclassed Korea's An Se Young 25-23, 21-12 in about minutes 38 minutes. While Sindhu defeated Japan's Aya Ohori in straight games 21-10, 21-15 in the match that lasted for 34 minutes.
Earlier in the day, Sameer Verma faced a defeat in the second round of the competition.
Verma lost the match at the hands of Malaysia's Lee Jia in straight games 19-21, 20-22.