P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal were given off to successful begins of their respective opening fits within the ladies’s 2d spherical of the BWF Global Championships on Wednesday. The 2-time silver medallist, Sindhu outwitted Chinese language Taipei’s Pai Yu Po 21-14, 21-15 in a competition the place she needed to paintings onerous for her win. Within the different fit, Saina Nehwal defeated Soraya de Visch Eijbergen in directly video games 21-10, 21-11. In males’s class, Kidambi Srikanth beat Misha Zilberman 13-21, 21-13, on Wednesday. Srikanth misplaced the primary recreation 21-13 however got here again strongly to take the following two video games and advance to the following degree within the event.
Sindhu, who had reached the finals of Indonesia Open final month, seemed just right in the second one spherical tie once you have a bye within the opening spherical.
Sindhu will now tackle Beiwen Zhang of USA, who defeated Hsuan-Yu Wendy Chen of Australia in directly video games 21-14, 21-13.
Within the fit on Wednesday, Sindhu ruled the primary recreation to take a 11-7 lead on the damage after which grasp six recreation issues to near it with a pass courtroom go back as Pai erred on the backline.
Pai got here again to go into the damage at 11-10 in the second one recreation because of Sindhu’s unforced mistakes, however the Olympic silver medallist got here out more potent after the period and win 21-14.
In the meantime, the Indian duo of Jakkapudi Meghana and Poorvisha S Ram misplaced Eight-21, 18-21 to Shiho Tanaka and Koharu Yonemoto of Japan within the ladies’s doubles pageant.
(With IANS inputs)