Siril Verma and Sri Krishna Priya reached pre-quarterfinals of Chinese Taipei

Vastavam web: Young shuttlers Siril Verma and Sri Krishna Priya Kudaravalli reached the pre-quarterfinals of the USD 200,000 Chinese Taipei Grand Prix Gold in the men’s and women’s singles competition, here today.The 2015 World Junior Championships silver medallist, Siril, who had finished runners-up at Russian Open last year, saw off local shuttler Chia Hao Lee 16-21 21-17 21-17 in a 51 -minute match.The 16th seed Siril will next face Malaysia’s Lee Zii Jia, who had defeated defending champion Sourabh Verma. Sri Krishna will take on another Taipei shuttler Shuo Yun Sung.Among others, it was curtains for Sai Uttejitha Rao Chukka, 15th seed Abhishek Yelegar, Mumbai’s Harsheel Dani and men’s doubles pair of Nikhar Garg and Ankur Sangpang Rai.