Title-holders Delhi Acers registered their first win in Premier Badminton League 2017, as they brushed aside Chennai Smashers by a scoreline of 5-2 on Sunday, January 8.
After winning their first three matches of the evening to grab a 3-0 lead, Delhi won the men's doubles tie, which was their trump match, to take an unassailable 5-0 lead.
Chennai Smashers then curtailed the margin of defeat to 2-5 after PV Sindhu notched up an easy win in the team's trump match against Tanvi Lad.
Jan Jorgensen defeated Tommy Sugiarto in the evening's opening match to give Delhi a 1-0 lead, before they won the mixed doubles match to extend it to 2-0.
In the men's singles match, Son Wan Ho defeated Parupalli Kashyap to hand Delhi a crucial 3-0 lead, which set them on course for a comfortable 5-2 victory.