World No 17, Praneeth beat Indonesia’s Panji Ahmad Maulana 21-12, 21-14, Sameer defeated Takuma Ueda of Japan 21-16, 21-12 in their second round matches.
Praneeth will next play seventh seed Lee Cheuk Yiu of Indonesia, while Sameer will be up against China’s Lu Guangzu.
Even in men’s doubles, Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy defeated Korea’s Hyuk Gyun Choi and Kyung Hoon Park 21-17, 21-17 to make it to the quarter-finals.
Arjun MR and Ramchandran Shlok also reached the next round but it was a tough match for them. They defeated Japan’s Hiroki Okamura and Masayuki Onodera 21-15, 25-23.
However, it will be interesting to see the next round of men’s double as both the Indian pairs will have to fight it out with each other.
India is out of women’s singles race as China’s Han Yue thrashed JakkaVaishnavi Reddy in straight games 21-5, 21-5.
In the women’s doubles, too, India couldn’t reach the next round as Jakkampudi Meghana and Poorvisha S Ram lost to Japan’s Miki Kashihara and Miyuki Kato 11-21, 13-21.
India’s mixed doubles pair, Shivam Sharma and Poorvish S Ram are also out of the tournament as they lost to Korea’s Seung Jae Seo and Chae Yujung 6-21, 13-21.