India Open 2017: PV Sindhu defeats Saena Kawakami to set up all Indian quarterfinal with Saina Nehwal

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 30 March 2017, 10:19 PM
India Open 2017 P V Sindhu (Image Source ANI)
India Open 2017 P V Sindhu (Image Source ANI)

India's ace shuttler P V Sindhu on Thursday defeated Saena Kawakami of Japan in BWF Indian Open at Sirifort stadium in Delhi.PV Sindhu won the first game but K Kawakami gave tough fight in the second game but Sindhu managed to win the contest. 

PV Sindhu edges past Saena Kawakami with score of 21-16, 23-21 to set up all Indian quarter with Saina Nehwal.

Earlier, on Wednesday Rio Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu didn't break too much sweat as she defeated fellow Indian compatriot Anuradha Pantawane in straight games to sail into the second round of the BWF Indian Open.

The tall and lanky shuttler was in all conquering mode against right from the beginning of the match. Pantawane known more for her doubles game gave Sindhu a tough competition in the opening game but Sindhu overpowered her in the second set to seal the match and book her place in the second round.

Also Read: India Open 2017: Saina Nehwal trounces Thailand's P Chochuwong 21-14, 21-12 in second round, sails into quarterfinals

First Published: Thursday, March 30, 2017 09:31 PM
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