PV Sindhu beats Husina Kobugabe of Uganda to enter quarter-finals, Kidambi Srikanth also moves forward


Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu made light work of Uganda’s Husina Kobigabe to rally into the women’s singles quarter-finals of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist won in straight games (21-10, 21-9).

Sindhu, who received a bye for the first round, bested Maldives’ Fathimath Nabaaha Abdul Razzaq in the round of 16 (21-4, 21-11).

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Kidambi Srikanth too entered the quarterfinal after defeating Sri Lanka’s Dumindu Abeywickrama n straight games. Meanwhile, the Women’s Doubles duo Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand had it easy as they advanced to the quarters in straight games of 21-2, 21-4. 

He used his cross-court angled drop shots to good effect to pocket points. Most of the points which the Ugandan shuttler managed were from unforced errors of Srikanth

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Publish date : 2022-08-05 14:24:09

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