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Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikkanth, Saina Nehwal and Ira Sharma advanced to the quarterfinals of the Orleans Masters badminton tournament yesterday in Paris.
 
The top-seeded Srikkanth beat Cheam Jun Wei of Malaysia 21-17, 22-20 in a men's singles third round match while London Olympics bronze medallist Saina prevailed over France's Marie Batomene 18-21, 21-15, 21-10 in the women's singles second-round match.
 
Ira, ranked 162, made it to the last eight after beating Bulgaria’s World No. 71 Mariya Mitsova 21-18, 21-13.
 
The seventh seeded men's doubles pair of MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila also progressed to the quarterfinals with a 21-11 21-12 win over English duo of Rory Easton and Zach Russ. The Indians face another English pair of Callum Hemming and Steven Stallwood in the last-eight stage.
 
Kapila then paired with Ashwini Ponnappa to beat the English mixed doubles duo of Callum Hemming and Victoria Williams 21-12 21-18 and enter the quarterfinals.
 
Another Indian men's doubles pair of Krishna Prasad Garaga and Vishnu Vardhan Goud Panjala beat the Danish duo of Kristian Hoholdt Kramer and Marcus Rindsh 21-7 21-13 to reach the quarterfinals stage.
 
However, Chirag Sen lost his men''s singles match to Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus of Denmark 21-14 9-21 17-21.



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