BADMINTON- Fourth seed PV Sindhu and Sameer Verma entered the quarter-final of Asia Badminton Championship on Thursday after winning their respective matches.
Sindhu took just 33 minutes to beat Indonesia’s Choirunnisa 21-15 21-19 to set the next fight against unseeded Cai Yanyan of China.
In the men’s singles, Sameer brushed aside Hong Kong’s Ng Ka Long Angus 21-12 21-19. He is next up against the winner of the match between Thai shuttler Sitthikom Thammasin or second seeded Shi Yuqi of China.
Later on today, world number nine Saina Nehwal will take on Kim Ga Eun of South Korea in women’s singles second round match.