Pradnya and Ashwini edged out Thai pair of Rodjana Chuthabunditkul and Chanida Julrattanamanee 25-23, 21-19 in the pre-quarters. Ashwini then combined with Tarun Kona to overcome Chi-Lin Wang and Hsaio Ma Pai of Taipei 21-17, 22-20 in the mixed doubles pre-quarterfinals.
In the men’s singles, 12th seed R M V Guru Sai Dutt scored an upset win over seventh seed Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka of Indonesia 21-13, 21-18 to enter quarterfinals.
Results (Indians unless specified, pre-quarterfinals): Men: Srikanth K bt Choong Hann Wong (Malaysia) 21-17, 15-21, 21-12; 12-R M V Guru Sai Dutt bt 7-Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka (Indonesia) 21-13, 21-18.
Doubles: Ronel Estanislao/ Paul Jefferson Vivas (Philippines) bt Tarun Kona/ Arun Vishnu 15-21, 21-19, 24-22.
Women: Doubles: Pradnya Gadre/ Ashwini Ponnappa bt Rodjana Chuthabunditkul/ Chanida Julrattanamanee (Thailand) 25-23, 21-19.
Mixed doubles: Tarun Kona/ Ashwini Ponnappa bt Chi-Lin Wang/ Hsaio Ma Pai (Taipei) 21-17, 22-20.