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Sindhu enters second round of Badminton Asia Championships, Saina suffers defeat

By Team Pardaphash 
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Rio Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu today moved into the second round of the Badminton Asia Championships, while, on the other hand it was Saina Nehwal who got bowed out from the tournament.

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The world number three Indian defeated Dinar Dyah Ayustine of Indonesia 21-8 21-18 in a lop-sided encounter that lasted just 31 minutes, while London Games bronze medallist lost to Japan’s Sayaka Sato 19-21 21-16 21-18 in the women’s singles after slogging it for more than an hour.



Seeded seventh, Saina had won bronze medal twice in the prestigious event. Ajay Jayaram defeated fifth seeded Houwei Tian of China 21-18 18-21 21-19 to progress to the second round of the men’s singles event.



In the mixed doubles event, Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Sikki N Reddy lost to Chinese top seeds Siwei Zheng and Qingchen Chen 15-21 21-14 16-21, getting knocked out in 50 minutes.

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