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CWG: Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth, Prannoy, Satwik-Ashwini in pre-quarters

IANS  |  Gold Coast 

India's star singles shuttlers and the mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and advanced to the pre-quarterfinls of the 21st here on Wednesday.

Rio silver medallist P.V. Sindhu thrashed Fiji's 21-6, 21-3, while 2012 bronze medallist routed South African 21-3, 21-1.

Three-time medallist Sindhu will meet in the next round, while Saina's challenger will be of the

Sindhu didn't play any matches during India's gold medal-winning run in the mixed team competition.

She had suffered a during training back home before leaving for

Third women's singles shuttler, Ruthvika Gadde beat Ghana's 21-15, 21-7. Ruthvika will meet Singapore's in the next round.

In the men's singles Round-of-32, H.S. Prannoy beat Mauritius' 21-14, 21-6, while Kidambi Srikanth beat Mauritius' 21-13, 21-10.

On Thursday, Prannoy will battle it out with Anthony Joe, while Srikanth will face Niluka Karunaratne of

The mixed doubles pair of Satwik and Ashwini beat England's and 21-17, 21-16.

The Indian pair will meet Canada's and Nyl Yakura on Thursday for a place in the quarter-finals.

Satwik will also be in action in the men's doubles, partnering Chirag Shetty. They will take on Mauritius' Christopher and Lubah for a place in the quarter-finals.

Ashwini will also be seen playing in the women's doubles Round-of-16, partnering N. Sikki Reddy. The Indian pair will meet Singapore's Ong Ren-Ne and Jia Ying Crystal Wong

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 18:04 IST
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