Indian shuttler PV Sindhu has progressed to the quarterfinals defeating Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan 21-16, 12-21, 21-15
Odense, Denmark: Indian shuttler PV Sindhu has progressed to the quarterfinals defeating Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan 21-16, 12-21, 21-15 in a match that lasted for one hour and seven minutes in the ongoing Denmark Open.
Sindhu dominated the first game against the Thailand opponent but lost the second game that taking the match to the final stage. Sindhu struggled at the start of the third game but eventually won the match that lasted for about 67 minutes.
This is Sindhu’s first game since winning the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics in August. Sindhu had then said that she would be taking a break to rejuvenate for the next championships.
Earlier in the day, India shuttler Kidambi Srikanth bowed out of the ongoing Denmark Open. Srikanth lost his round of 16 matches against Japan's Kento Momota 21-23, 9-21.
Mixed doubles pair of Dhruv Kapila and N Sikki Reddy also bowed out after suffering a defeat against Tang Chun Man and Tse Ying Suet.