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Sindhu cruises into second round of Syed Modi International

The 26-year-old from Hyderabad, who lost in the semifinals at India Open Super 500 last week, thrashed Tanya 21-9 21-9 in a lop-sided contest at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium.

India TV Sports Desk Edited by: India TV Sports Desk
Lucknow Updated on: January 19, 2022 20:39 IST
File image of PV Sindhu
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File image of PV Sindhu

Highlights

  • Sindhu will square off against USA's Lauren Lam.
  • The Indian shuttler lost in the semifinals at India Open last week.

Indian shuttler P V Sindhu entered the  into the second round of the Syed Modi International Super 300 tournament with a dominating straight game win over fellow Indian Tanya Hemanth in the women' singles competition here on Wednesday.

The 26-year-old from Hyderabad, who lost in the semifinals at India Open Super 500 last week, thrashed Tanya 21-9 21-9 in a lop-sided contest at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium.

A former world champion, Sindhu will square off against USA's Lauren Lam, who managed to get past a fighting Ira Sharma 15-21 21-16 21-16.

In another match, India's Kanika Kanwal overcame USA's Disha Gupta 21-15 16-21 21-6 to also make a winning start to her campaign.

- With inputs from PTI