Saina Nehwal defeated Hana Ramadhini in the women's singles competition at the Siri Fort Sports Complex.
H S Prannoy scripts biggest upset of the day, defeating World No.2 Jan O Jorgensen 18-21, 21-14, 21-14 to enter quarters.
Its but appropriate that RMV Gurusaidutt and Sameer Verma would meet each other sooner rather than later.
Marin, the World & All-England champion, took up the sport because of a quirk of fate,
Viktor Axelsen, 21, is currently ranked sixth in the world and is taking part in the India Open.
India's ace shuttler said he wants to imrpove his ranking and becoming numero uno is his dream.
Kumar Sangakkara is in superb form with four centuries on the trot at the World Cup.
Srikanth overcomes Axelsen to clinch Swiss Open title; confirms credentials as next best thing.
Srikanth went past his Danish opponent, ranked sixth in the world, 21-15 12-21 21-14 in the thrilling summit clash.
Saina regained the world number two spot again in the latest rankings released by the Badminton World Federation.
Saina Nehwal finished runners-up at All England in Birmingham.
Nehwal's quest for becoming the first Indian woman to win the All England badminton championship ended in agony.