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PV Sindhu withdraws from Thailand Open, Saina to play

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Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu on Tuesday withdrew her name from the Thailand Open.
Olympic silver-medallist Sindhu, who lost the Indonesia Open final and then Japan Open quarter-final to Japanese Akane Yamaguchi, will not take part in the Thailand Open main draw which commences on July 31.
"#ThailandOpenSuper500 #pvsindhu has withdrawn from #Thailand as the main rounds take off from today. Let's wish the shuttlers all the best. #IndiaontheRise #badminton," BAI Media tweeted.
The 24-year-old did not tell any specific reason for withdrawing her name from the competition.Although seventh-seeded Saina Nehwal will begin the women's singles campaign in a qualifier match on Wednesday.
Earlier, 29-year-old Nehwal withdrew her name from the Indonesia Open and then in Japan Open on medical grounds.

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First Published: Jul 30 2019 | 2:32 PM IST

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