Hong Kong Open Super Series: PV Sindhu beats Japan's Aya Ohori to storm into quarters

23 November 2017, 03:26 PM
PV Sindhu - File Photo
PV Sindhu - File Photo

PV Sindhu progressed to quarterfinals in the women's singles category at the Hong Kong Open Super series after registering a comprehensive win over Japan's Aya Ohori 21-14, 21-17  in the second round. 

Sindhu dint have to rally hard to beat her Japanese opponent and managed to clinch a commanding victory in straight games. While second seed Sindhu had no trouble in beating Hong Kong's qualifier Leung Yuet Yee 21-18, 21-10, Saina had to fight hard for a 21-19, 23-21 win over Denmark's Mette Poulsen.

In the men's section, HS Prannoy advanced to Round 2 in the men's singles section. It was curtains for P Kashyap who faltered at the opening hurdle against Korean Lee Dong Keun.

First Published: Thursday, November 23, 2017 01:32 PM
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