NEW DELHI: India's star Badminton players, PV Sindhu, continues her impressive performance at the championships. In the pre-quarterfinals of the women's singles on Thursday, Sindhu defeated Beiwen Zhang of the US to book a place in the quarterfinals of the championship. Sindhu, who also advanced to the quarterfinals with an easy 21-14, 21-06 victory in 34 minutes and entered the next round where she will face China's, Tai Yu Ying.
BWF World Championships: Saina Nehwal loses semi-final
Sindhu has won two medals at the World Championships. With another victory, she will make history by clinching the third medal. HS Prannoy and Kidambi Srikanth, who beat Lin Dan, suffered defeats. B Sai Praneeth defeated world number eight Anthony Sinisuka Guinting on Thursday to enter the quarterfinals of the BWF World Badminton Championships, but his companion Indian HS Prannoy suffered a shock defeat.
BWF World Championships 2019: Sai Praneeth reach second round
World number 19 Praneeth defeated sixth seed Anthony of Indonesia 21-19 21-13 in 42 minutes. In the quarter-finals, Praneeth will face another Indonesian player, fourth seed and Asian Games champion, Jonathan Christie. Prannoy gave world number one Kento Momta a tough fight in the first game but still failed to stop the Japanese player from winning 21-19 21-12. This is Momo's fifth win in five games against Pranay.
BWF Rankings: Men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty jump to twelve places