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BWF World Championships: PV Sindhu begins her campaign in style

ANI
Published Aug 22, 2019, 9:40 am IST
Updated Aug 22, 2019, 9:40 am IST
The 24-year-old ace shuttler outclassed her opponent in the two-straight games that lasted for 43 minutes.
Sindhu began the tournament on the front foot and will now play in the round of 16-match on August 23. (Photo: File)
 Sindhu began the tournament on the front foot and will now play in the round of 16-match on August 23. (Photo: File)

Basel: Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu defeated Chinese Taipei's Pai Yu Po 21-14, 21-15 in the Badminton World Championships on Wednesday.

The 24-year-old ace shuttler outclassed her opponent in the two-straight games that lasted for 43 minutes.

 

The world number five Sindhu received a bye in the opening round. She began the tournament on the front foot and will now play in the round of 16-match on August 23.

Earlier, Indian women's double pair Ashwini Ponnappa and N. Sikki Reddy lost to Chinese pair Du Yue and Li Yin Hui 22-20, 21-16. Top India men's pair Satwiksairaj Renkireddy and Chirag Shetty got a walk over to the next round.

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