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Indonesia Open 2021: PV Sindhu enters second spherical; doubles pairs crash out

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After
dropping
the
first
sport,
Sindhu,
the
reigning
world
champion,
engineered
a
turnaround
to
register
a
hard-fought
17-21,
21-17,
21-17
win
over
Japan’s
Ohori
in
a
match
that
lasted
1
hour
10
minutes
to
advance
to
the
pre-quarterfinals.

With
the
win,
Sindhu,
improved
her
spectacular
report
towards
the
Japanese
shuttler
to
11-0.
Sindhu
will
subsequent
meet
23-year-old
German
shuttler
Yvonne
Li
in
the
second
spherical.
It
will
be
the
first
assembly
between
the
third
seed
Indian
and
world
quantity
26
Li.

World
quantity
seven
Sindhu
suffered
a
straight
video games
defeat
to
Japan’s
Akane
Yamaguchi
final
week
in
the
Indonesia
Masters.
So,
the
ace
Indian
shuttler
will
hope
to
higher
that
consequence
and
go
all
the
approach
this
weekend.

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Whereas
Sindhu
progressed,
there
was
disappointment
for
India
in
doubles
competitors
as
the
combined
doubles
pairing
of
N
Sikki
Reddy
and
Dhruv
Kapila
made
a
first
spherical
exit,
falling
to
the
Japanese
duo
of
Kyohei
Yamashita
and
Naru
Shinoya,
7-21,
12-21.

In
girls’s
doubles,
the
pair
of
Sikki
Reddy
and
Ashwini
Ponnappa
went
down
combating
in
straight
video games
27-29,
18-21
to
Bulgarian
fifth
seed
sisters
Gabriela
Stoeva
and
Stefani
Stoeva.

Later
in
the
day,
India’s
Sai
Praneeth
B
will
be
going
up
towards
France’s
Toma
Junior
Popov
whereas
his
compatriots
Kidambi
Srikanth
and
HS
Prannoy
will
face
off
towards
every
different
for
the
second
time
this
month.

Srikanth
and
Prannoy
met
in
the
Indoneisa
Masters
quartefinals
final
week
with
the
former
claiming
a
straight
video games
win.

In
doubles
competitors,
Ashwini
will
staff
up
with
B
Sumeeth
Reddy
to
take
on
the
combined
doubles
pair
of
Takuro
Hoki
and
Nami
Matsuyama
of
Japan.

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Earlier
on
Tuesday
(November
23),
Lakshya
Sen,
Parupalli
Kashyap
and
couple
of
doubles
pairs
crashed
out
of
the
tournment
in
the
opening
spherical.

Younger
Lakhsya
went
down
combating
towards
high
seed
Kento
Momota,
shedding
21-23
15-21
to
the
two-time
world
champion
from
Japan
in
53
minutes.
In
one other
males’s
singles
match,
Kashyap
misplaced
in
straight
video games
11-21
14-21
to
Loh
Kean
Yew
of
Singapore.

In
males’s
doubles
motion,
the
pair
of
M
R
Arjun
and
Dhruv
Kapila
misplaced
20-22
13-21
to
Korea’s
Choi
Solgyu
and
Kim
Wonho,
whereas
Venkat
Gaurav
Prasad
and
Juhi
Dewangan
went
down
12-21
4-21
to
Germany
pair
of
Jones
Ralfy
Jansen
and
Linda
Efler.

(With
Company
inputs)

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Badminton World Championships: Indonesia withdraws over Omicron scare

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“The speedy unfold of the Omicron prompted us to withdraw from the World Championships,” Badminton Indonesia (BI) tweeted from their official deal with.

“We do not need to take any dangers. The security and well being of athletes are extra vital. We have now mentioned with the gamers they usually agreed to tug out,” the BI tweet added.

The BWF World Championships is slated to be held within the Spanish metropolis of Huelva from December 12 to 19.I

It might be recalled that earlier Indonesia had additionally pulled out of the Thomas Cup and Unber Cup finals in Denmark because of COVID-19 considerations.

India’s defending champion PV Sindhu has acquired a primary spherical bye and faces the prospect of arising in opposition to Tokyo Olympics silver medallist Tai Tzu Ying and former world No.1 Carolina Marin within the quarterfinals and semifinals respectively within the BWF calendar’s showpiece occasion.

Sindhu will get first spherical bye in World C’ships, Tai Tzu in line in quarters

Sindhu, who received a bronze within the Tokyo Olympics and a silver at Rio, has been seeded sixth within the marquee occasion.

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The world quantity seven from Hyderabad has seen a resurgence in type as she had reached semifinals within the final three tournaments and entered the summit conflict in a single occasion that she had performed.

Tokyo Olympics champion Chen Yu Fei of China is just not collaborating like many different gamers from her nation.

Injury-plagued Saina Nehwal pulls out of World Championships, expects to resume training mid-DecemberDamage-plagued Saina Nehwal pulls out of World Championships, expects to renew coaching mid-December

In the meantime, London 2012 bronze medallist Saina Nehwal has pulled out of the BWF World Championships because of accidents.

This would be the first time Saina will likely be not collaborating within the marquee badminton occasion in 12 editions since making her BWF World Championship debut in 2006.

In males’s singles, Kidambi Srikanth, seeded twelfth, will open his marketing campaign in opposition to native participant Pablo Abian and has the prospect of going through compatriot B Sai Praneeth (seeded 14th) within the quarterfinals, if each are capable of attain that stage.

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Males’s defending champion and prime seed Kento Momota of Japan could possibly be the person ready for the Indians within the semifinals.

Younger Lakshya Sen has additionally been drawn in the identical half as his two senior compatriots and faces Max Weisskirchen of Germany within the opening spherical. He might be up in opposition to Momota within the quarterfinals if the Indian reaches there.

Within the males’s doubles, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have been seeded eighth and handed a primary spherical bye. Three different Indian pairs — Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy, MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila, and Arun George and Sanyam Shukla are additionally within the fray.

In ladies’s doubles, the pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy will face the French duo of Delphine Delrue and Lea Palermo within the first spherical. Two different Indian pairs — Pooja Dandu and Sanjana Santosh, and Maneesha Ok and Rutaparna Panda — are additionally within the fray.

In blended doubles, three Indian pairs — Saurabh Sharma and Anoushka Parikh, MR Arjun and Maneesha Ok and Utkarsh Arora and Karishma Wadkar — are within the fray.

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BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu settles for silver after defeat to An Seyoung in finals

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The 26-year-old Indian was no match to {the teenager} Seyoung, who sealed the title in straight video games 21-16, 21-12 within the summit conflict that lasted for simply 39 minutes.

The South Korea shuttler got here out all weapons blazing within the first sport and began with a 4-0 lead, however Sindhu was capable of increase her sport, and the primary sport was locked at 7-4 in favour of Seyoung after the opening 4 minutes of the sport.

The 19-year-old Seyoung raised her degree to seal the opening sport 21-16, and Sindhu proved no match for her within the first sport, and the South Korean was only one extra sport away from victory.

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Seyoung charged on along with her momentum, and in the long run claimed the second sport 21-12 to defeat the two-time Olympic medallist Sindhu in straight video games to win the event.

Seyoung had come into the season-ending event with back-to-back titles within the Indonesia Masters and Indonesia Open and had additionally overwhelmed Sindhu within the quarterfinals of the Denmark Open in October.

In the meantime, this was Sindhu’s third last look within the event. She had received the title in 2018 to grow to be the one Indian to attain the feat and completed runner up in 2017.

The duo, who performed the World Tour Finals, might be subsequent seen in motion on the World Championships, scheduled for December 12-19 in Bali.

On Saturday (December 4), Sindhu had battled previous Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi to succeed in the ultimate, whereas Seyoung defeated no 1 seed Pornpawee Chochuwong of Thailand.

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Within the semifinals, Sindhu defeated Yamaguchi 21-15, 15-21, 21-19 in 1 hour and 10 minutes. Seyoung beat the Thai Chochuwong in straight video games 25-23, 21-17 in a match that lasted slightly below an hour.

(With inputs from Businesses)

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BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu units up title conflict with An Seyoung

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Within the ultimate on Sunday (December 5), the ace Indian shuttler will tackle South Korea’s An Seyoung, who beat Thailand’s Pornpawee Chochuwong 25-23, 21-17 within the different last-four encounter.

It was a candy revenge for Sindhu, who had misplaced to Yamaguchi on the similar stage of the Indonesia Open badminon event final month.

This was the twenty first assembly within the pro-circuit between Sindhu and Yamaguchi.

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Going into the semifinals, the Indian, seeded third within the event had a 12-8 head-to-head report because the 26-year-old improved the the head-to-head report to 13-8.

It could be recalled that Sindhu had additionally defeated Yamaguchi within the Tokyo Video games quarterfinal match, 21-13, 22-20 in August.

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