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PV Sindhu Suffers Shock Exit At China Open Badminton

PV Sindhu lost 13-21, 21-18, 19-21 to World No.42 Pai Yu Po in the women's singles opening round at the China Open badminton tournament on Tuesday.

PV Sindhu Suffers Shock Exit At China Open Badminton
PV Sindhu hasn't had a good run since winning her maiden world badminton title. | Twitter
PV Sindhu Suffers Shock Exit At China Open Badminton
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2019-11-05T10:57:45+05:30

World Champion PV Sindhu suffered a shock defeat to lower-ranked Pai Yu Po of Chinese Taipei in the opening round to be ousted from the USD 700,000 China Open in Fuzhou on Tuesday (November 5). (BADMINTON NEWS

World No.6 Sindhu, who made early exits in China, Korea and Denmark, lost 13-21 21-18 19-21 to World No.42 Pai in a 74-minute women's singles match.

However, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa, ranked 30th, beat Canada's Joshua Hurlburt-Yu and Josephine Wu 21-19 21-19 to make a positive start in the mixed doubles competition.

In men's singles, HS Prannoy, who has recently recovered from dengue, faltered in the opening round, losing 17-21 18-21 to Denmark's Rasmus Gemke.

(PTI)

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