Bali: India’s PV Sindhu, Srikanth and Sai Praneeth advanced to the second round of the Indonesian Open badminton tournament.
In the women’s singles match, PV Sindhu defeated Aya Ahori of Japan 17-21, 21-17, 21-17. With this, Sindhu met him for the 11th time and recorded his 11th victory. Sindhu will face Johns’ Von Lee in the next round. This is the first time the two are going to meet.
In the Ottawa singles, Sai Praneeth defeated Toma Junio Bobo of France 21-19, 21-18. In another match, Srikanth defeated fellow Indian H.S. He defeated Pranav 21-15, 19-21, 21-12. In the next round, Sai Praneeth will face Cristo Bobo of France.
In the mixed doubles, Dhruv Kapila / Sikki Reddy lost 7-21, 12-21 to Japan’s Kyohei Yamashita / Naru Shinoya. Another pair, Sumeet Reddy / Aswini Ponnappa, lost 24-22, 12-21, 19-21 to Japan’s Takuro Hoki / Nami Matsuyama.
In the women’s doubles, Aswini Ponnappa / Chikki Reddy lost 27-29, 18-21 to Russia’s Gabriela Stova / Stephanie Stova.