World No 5 Srikanth defeated Germany's World No 60 Dieter Domke 21-10, 21-14 in 25 minutes. In the next round, the 23-year-old Indian will meet Denmark's Emil Holst.

World No 53 Pawar overcame a strong challenge from World No 87 Daren Liew. The Indian won 13-21, 22-20, 21-16 in 57 minutes against the Malaysian.

World No 36 Sai Praneeth registered a 21-11, 21-13 win over Malaysian Beryno Jiann Tze Wong in 23 minutes.

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