Japan Open: India's HS Prannoy loses to China's Shi Yuqi

The match lasted 45 minutes. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Sep 22, 2017, 04.50 AM (IST)

India's HS Prannoy has bowed out of the ongoing Japan Open Superseries. 

He lost 15-21, 14-21 to China's Shi Yuqi. 

The match lasted 45 minutes.

PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal were also knocked out of the tournament on Thursday. 

Sindhu lost  18-21, 8-21 to Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in the second round.

While Saina Nehwal 16-21, 13-21 to Spain's Carolina Marin.

Eighth seed Kidambi Srikanth will face third seed and World champion Viktor Axelsen later on Friday.