Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu required only 33 minutes to improve her American opponent 21-16, 21-13 in her second-round match. Sindhu will take on 6th seeded Thai shuttler Supanida Katethong in the last-eight phase.
PV Sindhu, the two-time Olympic champion, raged into the ladies’ singles quarterfinals of the Syed Modi International badminton competition after registering a straight-game dominate over American Lauren Lam on Thursday.
Earlier, Sindhu had crushed comrade Tanya Hemanth with a score of 21-9, 21-9.
In another ladies’ singles second-round match, India’s Samiya Imad Farooqui entered the quarterfinals by defeating Kanika Kanwal 21-6, 21-15.Anupama Upadhyaya beat Smit Toshniwal 21-12, 21-19 to set up a conflict against Farooqui.