1. World number seven Srikanth's rough patch continued as he made yet another early exit with a 16-21, 21-23 loss to Christie Jonatan of Indonesia (ranked 40th in the world) in the opening round here.
     
2. Ninth seed Jayaram who reached the Korea Super Series final and won the Dutch Open this season, produced a gallant effort to see off Hong Kong's Tam Chun Hei 21-6 25-23
in another men's singles event.
     
3. Seventh seed Prannoy also played out of his skin to notch up a 21-15, 16-21, 21-18 win over Indonesia's Sukamta Evert

4. 15th seed B Sai Praneeth beat Indonesia's Fikri Ihsandi Hadmadi 21-18, 23-21.
     
5. Two-time bronze medalist at World Championship, PV Sindhu will open her women's singles campaign against Kim Hyo Min of Korea today.

6. Women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa, seeded second, will face Yuki Fukushima and Sayaka Hirota of Japan.

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