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Indonesia Open 2021: PV Sindhu survives opening-round scare, Kidambi Srikanth eases previous HS Prannoy

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Indonesia Open 2021: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth and Sai Praneeth progressed to the 2nd spherical of the Super 1000 event in Bali with hard-fought wins on Wednesday. Indonesia Open: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth attain 2nd spherical after hard-fought wins (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSPV Sindhu defeated Japan’s Aya Ohori 17-21 21-17 21-17 within the opening sphericalSrikanth wanted 3 video games in opposition to HS Prannoy to succeed in the 2nd sphericalSindhu will subsequent face German shuttler Yvonne Li in BaliIndia’s double Olympic medallist P V Sindhu prevented an unlucky first-round exit per week forward of the World Championships as she showcased grit and dedication to outwit her opponent within the ladies’s singles opening spherical at Indonesia Open Super 1000 event in Bali. Sai Praneeth and Kidmabi Srikanth additionally superior to the boys’s singles second spherical on Wednesday.

After a gradual begin, Sindhu, the reigning world champion, engineered a turnaround to register a hard-fought 17-21 21-17 21-17 win over a tenacious Aya Ohori of Japan in a single hour 10 minutes. With the win, Sindhu improved her spectacular document in opposition to the Japanese shuttler to 11-0.World quantity seven Sindhu, who made a semifinal exit after struggling a straight sport defeat to Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi right here final week, will meet 23-year-old German shuttler Yvonne Li within the second spherical. It would be the first assembly between the third seed Indian and world quantity 26 Li.Kidambi Srikanth survives stiff take a look atIn the boys’s singles, world quantity 16 B Sai Praneeth clinched a 21-19 21-18 win over France’s Toma Junior Popov.In a repeat of final week’s Indonesia Masters quarterfinal, Srikanth as soon as once more obtained the higher of compatriot HS Prannoy.The former world primary Srikanth, who’s coming off two back-to-back semifinal finishes at Hylo Open and Indonesia Masters, continued his good run of type as he eked out a 21-15 19-21 21-12 victory over Prannoy in 56 minutes.While Praneeth will subsequent tackle Christo Popov of France within the second spherical, Srikanth will meet the winner of the primary spherical conflict between Tokyo Olympics gold medallist second seed Dane Victor Axelsen and Japan’s Koki Watanbe.Click right here for IndiaToday.in’s full protection of the coronavirus pandemic.