Praneeth, a 2019 bronze medallist, put up a brave effort before going down 15-21 21-15 15-21 to world number 4 Chou Tien Chen of Chinese Taipei in little over an hour.
A day after blanking Pakistan 5-0, India notched up another convincing win to go top of group A and qualify for the quarterfinals with one tie still remaining in the league stage of the competition.
Thunderous smashes continue to find their mark, her ability to read the serves and returns of her opponents, and her hunger to win, Ashwini Ponnappa is ready to make a mark at Birmingham.
Indian mixed doubles pair of B Sumeeth Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa made a winning start to their campaign.
Also progressing was the women's doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy, who got the better of local pair Aline Muller and Jenjira Stadelmann 21-15 21-16 in straight games.
BAI had organised two All India senior ranking tournaments in Bangalore and Hyderabad to allow the domestic players a chance to make it to the Asian Games squad.
Satwik and Chirag deservedly attract plenty of admirers after becoming India’s first men’s doubles pair to win a medal in a multi-discipline event in Gold Coast.
Me and Sikki (Reddy) try and sit together and discuss what went wrong and how we can do better. Both of us have learnt a lot and understand each other well, says Ashwini.