Arjun MR and Shlok dvanced to the semifinals of the Vietnam Open Grand Prix

Vastavam web: Rising Indian doubles pair of Arjun MR and Ramchandran Shlok on Friday advanced to the semifinals of the Vietnam Open Grand Prix with a thrilling three-game win over Thailand combo of Tinn Isriyanet and Kittisak Namdash here.The fifth seeded Indian pair, who had lost to the Thai duo at the Thailand Open, won 21-13 18-21 21-13 in a match that lasted 45 minutes.Among other Indians in the fray, fast-rising Lakshya Sen suffered a narrow 17-21 23-21 10-21 to Japan’s Kodai Naraoka in a men’s singles match that lasted an hour and five minutes.