Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017: PV Sindhu wins, Kidambi Srikanth loses

Dubai World Superseries Finals 2017 PV Sindhu wins, Kidambi Srikanth loses

Dubai, Dec 13 (IANS) Indian shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth began their campaign at the season-ending World Superseries Finals in contrasting styles at the Hamdan Sports Complex here on Wednesday.

While Sindhu defeated He Bingjiao 21-11, 16-21, 21-18 in an hour and four minutes in her Group A opener, Srikanth fell against Danish world champion Viktor Axelsen, who took only 38 minutes to register a 21-13, 21-17 win in Group B.

Don’t Miss: FIH chief Narinder Batra set to be elected as the president of Indian Olympic Association

Three-time World Championships medallist Sindhu will meet Sayaka Sato of Japan on Thursday.

Sayaka lost to compatriot Akane Yamaguchi 12-21, 19-21 in 31 minutes on the opening day

Srikanth will face Chinese Taipei`s Chou Tien Chen in his next match.

Chou Tien lost to Chinese Shi Yuqi 19-21, 17-21 in 31 minutes on Wednesday.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here