Monday, June 24, 2024

Indonesia Open: PV Sindhu Crashes Out After Losing In First Round – N.F Times

Jakarta: PV Sindhu went down to Hsu Wen-chi of Chinese Taipei in the first round of the Indonesia Open on Wednesday, making a surprise early exit from the Super 1000 tournament.

Sindhu, a two-time Olympic medallist and a former world champion, lost the women’s singles match 15-21, 21-15, 14-21, in her maiden loss to Wen-chi.

The shuttler from Chinese Taipei took an hour and 10 minutes to beat the Commonwealth Games gold medallist.

In a women’s doubles Round of 32 match, the Indian duo of Rutaparna Panda and Swetaparna Panda lost to Korea’s sixth-seeded pair of Kim So Yeong and Kong Hee Yong 12-21, 9-21.

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