Paul to face local hero in India
Paul Drinkhall is through to the India Open quarter-finals – where he will face the host nation’s No 1 player.
Drinkhall, seeded sixth, today looked sharp in defeating Germany’s Ruwen Filus 4-1, making a fast start and showing patience when required in a tactically astute performance.
— Paul Drinkhall (@pdrinkhall) February 17, 2017
He will face 11th seed and world No 59 Sharath Kamal Achanta, who overcame Japan’s fourth seed Yuto Muramatsu in five.
Men's SinglesRound of 16
- Paul Drinkhall bt Ruwen Filus (GER) 4-1 (11-4, 16-14, 11-8, 6-11, 11-5)