PV Sindhu storms into women singles quarter finals
In All England Open Badminton Championships, Indian Shuttler PV Sindhu entered the women’s singles quarter final beating L Christophersen of Denmark 21-8 and 21-8. In men’s singles, Lakshya Sen has entered the quarterfinal beating Thomas Rouxel of France, 21-18, 21-17.
However, HS Prannoy and Sai Praneeth lost their men’s singles pre quarterfinal matches yesterday. Prannoy lost to top seed Kento Momota of Japan, 21-15, 21-14, while Praneeth went down 21-15, 12-21, 12-21 to World No. 2 Viktor Axelsen of Denmark.
In mixed doubles, the duo of Ashwini Ponappa and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy also lost their second round match to Yuki Kaneko and Misaki Matsutomo of Japan.
In Men’s Doubles, pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy will take on Danish duo of Kim Astrup and Anders Rasmussen.
In Women’s Doubles, Ashwini Ponappa and N Sikki Reddy will face the pair of Gabriela Stoeva and Stefani Stoeva from Bulgaria.