PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth Progress to Denmark Open Quarters

Updated: 16 October 2014 18:24 IST

Two-time World Championship bronze medallist PV Sindhu needed only 31 minutes to move past Russia's Ksenia Polikarpova 21-17, 21-19 in their first ever women's singles match.

PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth Progress to Denmark Open Quarters
File photo: PV Sindhu in action during the women's singles badminton bronze medal match at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. © PTI

Odense, Denmark:

Indian shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth progressed to the quarter-finals of their categories at the $600,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier here Thursday.

Two-time World Championship bronze medallist Sindhu needed only 31 minutes to move past Russia's Ksenia Polikarpova 21-17, 21-19 in their first ever women's singles match.

Later, playing at the Odense Sports Park, Srikanth defeated Chinese Taipei's Jen Hao Hsu 21-15, 21-12 in 45 minutes in their first men's singles contest.

Seventh seed Saina Nehwal and reigning Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap will play their matches later in the day.

Topics : Badminton Pusarla Venkata Sindhu
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