Singapore Open: Saina, Sindhu enter round 2

Last Updated: Apr 10 2019 13:28
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BADMINTON- Ace Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu advanced to the second round of Singapore Open on Wednesday after registering comfortable wins.

Sindhu defeated Lyanny Mainaky 21-9, 21-7 in just 27 minutes while Saina beat Yulia Susanto 21-16, 21-11 in 43 minutes.

Sindhu next plays Mia Blichfeldt of Denmark and Saina will face the winner of the match between Indian qualifier Mugdha Agrey and Thailand’s Pornpawee Chochuwong.

It was curtains for India in the opening round of the men’s doubles competition after Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy lost against qualifiers Danny Bawa Chrisnanta and Kean Hean Loh of Singapore 13-21, 17-21.