Sindhu, Srikanth, Guru reach round 3 of Indonesia Masters

Malang (Indonesia), Dec 3:
Top seeds P V Sindhu and K Srikanth notched up contrasting victories to advance to the third round of the USD 120,000 Indonesia Masters Grand Prix Gold tournament here today.
Sindhu, who clinched the Macau Open Grand Prix Gold last week, brushed aside Indonesia’s Wulan Cahya Utami Sukuputri 21-12 21-9 in a women’s singles match.
The two-time bronze medallist at World Championships, Sindhu next takes on the winner of the match between seventh seed Jang Mi Lee and China’s He Bingjiao at the Gedung Graha Cakrawala here tomorrow.
In men’s singles, World No. 9 Srikanth, who has qualified for the BWF Super Series Finals, survived a scare before prevailing over Indonesia’s Saputra Vicky Angga 21-14 17-21 25-23 in a match that lasted an hour and five minutes. He will next take on China’s Qiao Bin.(PTI)


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