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Badminton Asia Championships: PV Sindhu reaches quarter-finals, Saina Nehwal knocked out

Badminton Asia Championships: PV Sindhu reaches quarter-finals, Saina Nehwal knocked out

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The Indians men’s doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy also made the quarters but Kidambi Srikanth was ousted in the men’s singles round of 16. Former world champion PV Sindhu overcame a stiff challenge from Jaslyn Hooi of Singapore to reach the women’s singles quarter-finals at the Badminton Asia Championships 2022 in Manila, the Philippines on Thursday. Ranked seventh in the badminton world rankings, PV Sindhu defeated the world No. 100 Singaporean 21-16, 21-16 in 42 minutes at the Muntinlupa Sports Complex. The fourth seeded PV Sindhu will now face third seed He Bing Jiao of China. The two had faced each other in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics bronze medal match, in which Sindhu prevailed. Meanwhile, India’ top men’s doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksair...