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Indonesia Open: PV Sindhu advances to second round with hard-fought win

India’s double Olympic medallist P V Sindhu confirmed nice willpower to outwit a tenacious Aya Ohori within the opening spherical of the Indonesia Open Tremendous 1000 occasion in Bali 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 Japan’s Ohori in a single hour 10 minutes to advance to the pre-quarterfinals.

With the win, Sindhu improved her spectacular report towards 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 is going to be the primary assembly between the third seed Indian and world quantity 26 Li.

The combined doubles pairing of N Sikki Redd and Dhruv Kapila maded a primary spherical exit, falling to the Japanese duo of Kyohei Yamashita and Naru Shinoya, 7-21 12-21.

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