Prime News, International and National Sport, Badminton, Birmingham (United Kingdom), March 13:- P V Sindhu enters the quarterfinals of the 2020 All England OPen Championships in the women’s singles in Birmingham on Thursday. She defeated Sung Ji Hyun of South Korea in a straight-game 21-19, 21-15.
Sindhu will next meet fourth-seed Nozomi Okuhara of Japan today (March 13). She is now the lone Indian representation at the championships.
Earlier in men’s singles, Lakshya Sen bowed out of the tournament after suffering a 21-17, 21-18 defeat at the hands of Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen in second round.
In women’s doubles, Indian pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy also made an exit after being defeated by the Japanese duo of Mitaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)