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World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth begin well

Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy lose to second-seeded Japanese combination of Nami Matsuyama and Chiharu Shida
PV Sindhu.
PV Sindhu.
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PTI   |   Published 02.12.21, 12:41 AM

Top India shuttlers PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth registered straight-game victories to make impressive starts to their respective women’s and men’s singles campaigns at the season-ending BWF World Tour Finals here on Wednesday.

While Sindhu saw off Denmark’s Line Christophersen 21-14, 21-16, former world No.1 Srikanth beat France’s Toma Junior Popov 21-14, 21-16 in 42 minutes in his opening match of group B.

Sindhu, the reigning world champion, will meet Germany’s Yvonne Li next.

The women’s doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy, however, lost 14-21 18-21 to second-seeded Japanese combination of Nami Matsuyama and Chiharu Shida in their opening group B match.



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