Mon, 17 Jan 2022

Bali [Indonesia], December 1 (ANI): Two-time Olympic medallist and star Indian shuttler PV Sindhu won her opening Group A fixture in the women's singles event of the ongoing BWF World Tour Finals.

Sindhu defeated Denmark's Line Christophersen 21-14, 21-16 in a match that lasted for 38 minutes.

Earlier in the day, India shuttler Kidambi Srikanth defeated France's Toma Junior Popov 21-14, 21-16 in his opening Group B game.

The Indian duo of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy ended up losing their first game in women's doubles Group B against Nami Matsuyama and Chiharu Shida of Japan 21-14, 21-18.

Later in the day, Lakshya Sen will square off with Japan's Kento Momota in his opening Group A fixture while Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will be up against Denmark's Kim Astrup and Anders Skaarup Rasmussen. (ANI)

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