PV Sindhu beat Thailand’s Kisona Selvaduray in back-to-back sets to seal a spot in the quarter-finals Thailand Open

PV Sindhu reached into the second round of the Thailand Open after smashing World No. 12 Busanan Ongbamrungphan.

PV Sindhu enters into the quarter-final of the Thailand Open with an easy win over Malaysia’s Kisona Selvaduray. Sindhu won her Malaysian opponent in back-to-back sets (21-10 and 21-12) in a match that lasted 35 minutes.

Earlier Sindhu had defeated Busanan Ongbamrungphan on Tuesday in her first-round match.

Beginning in the day, HS Prannoy knocked out of the tournament after losing to Malaysia’s Liew Daren in the second round. Prannoy gave a strong fight in the match but was finally crushed 17-21, 18-21 by Daren in a 40-minute clash.

Prannoy had forwarded to the 2nd round of the competition after securing a tough-fought win over Jonatan Christie on Wednesday. Prannoy had registered an 18-21, 21-16, 23-21 win over Christie.

Indian mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa secured their berth in the quarter-finals of the Thailand Open.

Subsequent getting the first game against Germany’s Mark Lamsfuss and Isabel Herttrich, the Indian duo was outplayed in the second game. However, Satwiksairaj and Ashwini surprised the German duo in the third game to clinch the 56-minute long match (22-20, 14-21, 21-16).

Satwiksairaj also won his doubles match with Chirag Shetty as the duo beat the South Korean pair of Choi Sol-Gyu and Seo Seung-Jae in straight games.

Also, India’s Sameer Verma put up an outstanding performance to cruise into the quarter-finals. Sameer upset Danish player Rasmus Gemke in two back-to-back sets (21-12, 21-9) in a 39-minute long match to progress in the next round.


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