Korea Super Series: Sindhu, others advance to 2nd round

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Seoul: India’s PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap, Sameer Verma and Men’s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have advanced to the second round at the Korea Super Series badminton tournament.

Sindhu defeated Hong Kong’s Cheung Ngan Yi 21-13, 21-8 in Women’s singles.

In Men’s singles, Commonwealth Games champion Kashyap defeated Chinese Taipei’s Hsu Jen Hao 21-13, 21-16. Sameer Verma defeated Tanonsak S. Suk 21-13, 21-23, 21-9. However, Saurav Verma bowed out losing to Japan’s Kenta Nishimoto 21-18, 13-21, 19-21.

In Men’s Double, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty defeated Lee Sheng Mu and Lin Chia Yu 21-9, 22-24, 21-12.