Australian Open Super Series: PV Sindhu defeats Chen Xiaoxin 21-13, 21-18 to seal quarterfinal berth

22 June 2017, 03:32 PM
PV Sindhu - File Photo
PV Sindhu - File Photo

Rio Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu overpowered China's Chen in straight games to secure a spot in the quarter-finals of the women's singles on Thursday.

Sindhu produced a dominating performance in the first game but was given a tough challenge in the second. It was curtains for Satwiksairaj Rankireddy - Chirag Shetty pair and Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki as they were beaten in their respective games.

Meanwhile, Kidambi Srikanth and B Sai Praneeth also marched into the last eight of the tournament winning their respective games. Saina Nehwal shall lock horns against unseeded Soniia Cheah of Malaysia for a berth in quarterfinals later on Thursday. 

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Australian Open Super Series: K Srikanth stuns World No. 1 Son Wan Ho, Praneeth beats Yuxiang to reach quarters
First Published: Thursday, June 22, 2017 03:05 PM
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