Sindhu, Prannoy Secure India’s Quarter-Final Spot At Malaysia Open

| Updated: June 30, 2022 2:09 pm

India’s star shuttler PV Sindhu registered a stunning comeback win against Thailand’s Phittayaporn Chaiwan to reach the quarterfinals of the Malaysia Open tournament, Thursday. She pulled off a stunning win 19-21, 21-9, 21-14 to reach the quarterfinals. Playing on Court 1, Sindhu came through a tough test against Chaiwan in the match. Sindhu lost the first game 19-21.

In the second game of the match, Sindhu made a brilliant comeback, winning 21-9 while totally dominating her opponent. The third game of the match saw the two-time Olympic medallist taking the lead and winning the game 21-14 to seal her spot in the quarterfinals. Sindhu will face second-seeded Tai Tzu-ying in the quarterfinal.

Later, HS Prannoy pulled off a huge upset by beating World No 4 Chinese Taipei player Chou Tien-chen in straight games, 21-15, 21-17 to enter the quarterfinals. As the day progresses, Parupalli Kashyap and the doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will also be eyeing a quarterfinal berth at the tournament.

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