Sindhu and Saina crash out of Indonesia super series

Sports News, June 16:- Rio Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu suffered a major blow as she crashed out of the ongoing Indonesia Super Series Premier tournament after suffering a heart-wrenching defeat at the hands of Beiwen Zhang of America on Thursday.

After winning the first game, the fourth-seed failed to capitalize on the same and went on to suffer a 21-15, 12-21, 18-21 defeat against Zhang in a thrilling second-round encounter that lasted 54 minutes.

Earlier, ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal also crashed out of the tournament after suffering a 15-21, 21-6, 21-16 defeat against her Thailand opponent Nitchaon Jindapol in a thrilling clash that lasted 63 minutes.

Meanwhile, Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy booked their place into the quarter-finals of the tournament after registering contradictory wins in their respective men’s singles event.

-(Inputs- ANI)

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