PV Sindhu eases into round 2, Saina bows out in China Open

PV Sindhu eases into round 2, Saina bows out in China Open :- The young tennis sensation PV Sindhu after winning the Silver medal at the Rio Olympics 2016 is looking all set to conquer the world. The 23-year-old reached the second round of the prestigious China Open by thrashing the Chinese shuttler Chia Hsin Lee by 21-12, 21-16 in in Fuzhou, China.The young Indian sensation has entered the match as the favorite to clinch the match, and she did not disappoint her fans and the whole India as she won the match comfortably. Although, the match began with the momentum along with the Lee as she started the match and soon took the lead of 4-2.

Rio de Janeiro : India's Sindhu Pusarla plays against Japan's Nozomi Okuhara during a women's singles semifinal match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday. PTI Photo by Atul Yadav(PTI8_18_2016_000393a)

However, PV Sindhu soon realizes the importance of not letting her 19-year-old opponent get away, so she soon bounced back and won the match. Meanwhile, when we are celebrating the victory of PV Sindhu, there is also a disappointing news for the Indians as the experienced Saina Nehwal kicked out of the tournament by the hands of the Porntip Buranaprasertsuk of Thailand.

The No. 6 seeded started the match with the quick lead but soon her Thailand opponent bounced back and crossed the line with the victory under her belt. Although, everyone is well aware of the fact that Saina has been struggling with her fitness in recent years.


The 26-year-old ace Indian shuttler went for a knee surgery this season, and now, she is out of the China open in the first round. Meanwhile, the whole Indian population is aware of the fighting spirit of Saina Nehwal and a strong comeback is on the cards for the world No. 6 ranked player.