Ouseph through to second round in Indonesia

Rajiv Ouseph reached the men’s singles second round of badminton’s Indonesia Open with a victory over Thailand’s Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk.

Hounslow’s reigning European champion won 21-13 12-21 25-23 in 62 minutes and will now face China’s fifth seed Shi Yuqi.

Ouseph trailed 12-7 in the deciding game but hit back to draw level at 18-18.

Both players had match points before the Londoner eventually prevailed.