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Shuttlers Sindhu, Srikanth advance at China Open

IANS  |  Fuzhou (China) 

Star Indian shuttlers P.V Sindhu and advanced to the next round, defeating their opponents in the Open here on Thursday.

It was a cakewalk for World No. 2 Sindhu as she won her women's singles tie against Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan 21-12, 21-15 in straight games.

beat Indonesia's 10-21, 21-9, 21-9 in a match which lasted 45 minutes.

Sindhu had no problems in outplaying her opponent. Her swift court movements and smashes saw her overpowering Ongbamrungphan in just 37 minutes of play while had to struggle to register a come-from-behind victory.

Third seed Sindhu will face eighth seed He Bingjiao of while fifth seed Srikanth will face fourth seed Chou of Chinese in the next round.

Later in the day, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will face and of in a men's double match.

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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 15:04 IST
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