PV Sindhu advances to 2nd round of Hong Kong Open Badminton

In Hong Kong Оpen
Badminton, World Champion

P Sindhu started her
campaign in style by
progressing to the second
round. Sixth seed Sindhu took
36 minutes to see off world
no 19 Kim Ga Eun of Korea
She will face Thailand’s
Busanan Ongbamrungphan
next. However, Saina Nehwal
and Sameer Verma were
ousted in their respective
opening rounds.

Eighth-seeded Saina, suffered
her fifth first-round loss in the
last six tournaments, going
down to China’s Cai Yan Yan
for the second successive
time. World no.16 Sameer
fought for 54 minutes before
going to Wang Tzu Wei of
Chinese Taipei 11-21, 21-13,
8-21 in the opening match. It
was his third successive loss
in the opening round.