In the quarterfinals this morning, unseeded Kashyap defeated his fifth placed compatriot Sameer Verma in straight games, 21-13, 21-16.
Second seed HS Prannoy will play his quarterfinal match later today. He will be up against Japan’s Kanta Tsuneyama.
The Men’s Doubles pair of Manu Attri and B. Sumeeth Reddy will also be seen in action for a place in the semi-finals.
Meanwhile, in the Russian Open Grand Prix tournament at Vladivostok, three Indian shuttlers will play their semi-final matches today. In Men’s Singles, unseeded Rahul Chittaboina will take on second placed local favourite Vladimir Malkov, while in Men’s Doubles semi-finals, the fourth seeded pair of Arjun MR and Ramchandran Shlok will face the top placed home team of Vladimir Ivanov and Ivan Sozonov.