Shuttler Lakshya Sen impresses at Tata Open Challenge

Vastavam web: Budding shuttler Lakshya Sen was impressive at the Tata Open Indian International Challenge as he cruised past his first round and pre-quarter round opponents here Thursday. Sen, seeded second for the tournament, won the round 1 match against Hong Kong’s Chan Yan Chak 21-18, 21-15 and went on to defeat compatriot Daniel Farid in the pre-quarters in straight sets 219, 2117, said a media release issued here. Meanwhile, in the mixed doubles section, Sumeeth Reddy and Puja Dandu were through to the quarter-finals, beating Gaurav Deswal and Tapaswini Samantarey 21-14 21-17.