Syed Modi International; P V Sindhu into 2nd round1 min read
P V Sindhu, a two-time Olympic medallist, raced into the second round of the Syed Modi International Super 300 event here on Wednesday with a commanding straight game win against fellow Indian Tanya Hemanth in the women’s singles category.
The 26-year-old from Hyderabad, who lost in the semi-finals of the India Open Super 500 last week, blasted Tanya 21-9 21-9 at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium.
Sindhu, a former global champion, will face Lauren Lam of the United States, who defeated a tenacious Ira Sharma 15-21 21-16 21-16.
In another match, India’s Kanika Kanwal defeated USA’s Disha Gupta 21-15 16-21 21-6 to get her campaign off to a winning start.