Prannoy progressed to the final after his unseeded Indonesian opponent Christian Adinata was forced to withdraw due to a nasty injury in the semi-final match with the scoreline in favour of the Indian at 19-17 in the first game.
Earlier in the quarter-final, the Indian continued his rich vein of form as he booked his final berth after a hard-fought win against Japan’s Kenta Nishimoto. The Indian defeated the Japanese shuttler 25-23, 18-21, 21-13 in the quarter-final that lasted for an hour and 31 minutes.
In the earlier rounds, the Prannoy came from a game down to stun sixth seeded Chou Tien-chen of Chinese Taipei in the opening round by 16-21, 21-14, 21-13 followed by a second round victory in similar fashion against China’s Li Shi Feng by 13-21, 21-16, 21-11.
Hong Yang, on the other hand, claimed a straight games win over Chinese Taipei’s Lin Chun-yi in the other semifinal to reach final. The Chinese shuttler defeated his opponent 21-13, 21-19 in the semi-final match that lasted for 59 minutes.
Earlier in the quarter-final, the unseeded Chinese shuttler got past NG Ka Long Angus of Hong Kong in a tightly fought contest, taking the match 23-21, 14-21, 21-14 in an hour and 26 minutes.
In the earlier rounds, the Chinese claimed straight game win over second-seeded Anthony Sinisuka Ginting by a scoreline of 21-19, 21-15 after a hard-fought win over Japan’s Kenta Momota in the opening round by 21-13, 21-23, 21-16.
Now, Prannoy will face an opponent he has never faced so far in the form of Weng Hong Yang. Ahead of the men’s singles last four clash, we take a look at the timing and live streaming information for HS Prannoy vs Weng Hong Yang Malaysia Masters 2023 Final:
What time is HS Prannoy vs Weng Hong Yang Malaysia Masters 2023 final match starting?
The men’s singles final match of Prannoy is fourth in the order of play on court 1 and is expected to start after the women’s doubles finals. The first match of final day starts at 1 PM Local Time (10:30 AM IST) on Sunday (May 28), while Prannoy’s match may start after 2 PM IST.
How to watch HS Prannoy vs Weng Hong Yang Malaysia Masters 2023 Final in India?
Sports 18-1 channels will telecast the finals live, while fans in India can also live stream the matches using JioCinema and VOOTSelect from 10:30 AM IST on May 27, while HS Prannoy’s match may start around 2 PM IST (approximately).