BWF World Ch’ships: HS Prannoy stuns Lin Dan in second round

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Switzerland: Indian shuttler HS Prannoy outclassed badminton legend Lin Dan in the second round of BWF World Championships 2019 of men’s singles event on Tuesday.

HS Prannoy clinched the first game 21-11 but Lin Dan fought back in the second to win it 13-21. However, Prannoy showed a good performance in the deciding game and made come back into the match as he clinched it 21-7 to move into the third round.

This was Prannoy’s third win over Lin Dan in his badminton career. The previous two wins came in the Indonesia Open in 2018 (21-15, 9-21, 21-14) and French Open in 2015 (14-21, 21-11, 21-17).

Earlier, on Monday, Indian shuttlers Sai Praneeth and HS Prannoy made a successful start to their BWF World Championships campaign and entered the second round.

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