Seventh seed Kidambi Srikanth defeated Mads Christophersen in straight games in the men's singles opening round of Swiss Open badminton on Wednesday.
The Indian beat the Danish player 21-16, 21-17 in a match lasting 32 minutes.
Third seeds Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy got past Indonesia's Muhammad Shohibul Fikri and Bagas Mauland after losing the first game. The final scoreline read 17-21, 21-11, 21-18.
Other Indians in fray, PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap play their opening matches later on Wednesday.