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Shuttlers Sindhu, Srikanth in China Open quarters

IANS  |  Fuzhou (China) 

Star Indian shuttlers P.V Sindhu and entered the quarter-finals, defeating their opponents in the Open tournament here on Thursday.

It was a cake walk 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.

In the men's doubles category, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty defeated and of 16-21, 21-14, 21-15 in an hour-long match.

After losing the first game, the Indian pair bounced back in style and wrapped up the issue to advance.

The Indian pair will now face and of in the next round.



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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 19:30 IST