Sindhu, Praneeth shines in World Badminton Championships


Guwahati/ 23rd August’2017 (Prag News Desk): Olympic silver medalist P V Sindhu, B Sai Praneeth, and Ajay Jayaram advanced in the World Badminton Championships on Tuesday. Mixed double pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy also advanced after victory in the second round but doubles pairing of B Sumeeth Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa dropped after lost in the second round in the tournament. P V Sindhu defeated Kim Hyo Min of South Korea 21-16, 21-14 in 49 minutes. On the other hand in the singles competition Praneeth defeated Hong Kong’s Wei Nan 21-18, 21-17 and Jayaram clinched victory over Austrian Luka Wraber 21-14, 21-12. Mixed pair of Sumeeth-Ashwini lost to China’s Wang Yilyu and Huang Dongping 17-21, 21-18, 5-21. Pranaav and Sikki took down the pair of Malaysian Yogendran Khrishnan and Indian Prajakta Sawant 21-12, 21-19.


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