Badminton Champions and Olympic medalists PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal won in the knock out matches against the opponent players. This win helped them to reach quarter-finals round of the India Open Super Series 2017 tournament that took place at the Siri Fort Complex in Delhi on Friday.
For the second time, Sindhu will play against Saina Nehwal at the international level. During the final of 2014 Syed Modi Grand Pix, it was London Olympics bronze winner Saina who won in straight games. On the other hand, PV Sindhu clinched Premier Badminton League (PBL) in 2017.
“Anything can happen tomorrow in this quick court where assaulting is troublesome, and furthermore playing a rally diversion is likewise extreme. It is exceptionally hard to control the vans,” Saina had said.
“She (Sindhu) is a main 10 player and it will be exceptionally hard to control the van. I should control my blunders, I simply trust I play superior to today. In any case, I have nothing to lose and it is parcel less demanding to play without weight. In PBL, it was the 11-point configuration and I was not by any means beyond any doubt in the event that I would play as I was leaving damage,” she included.
When interviewer asked Sindhu regarding quarterfinal clash, she asserted, “I know everyone would anticipate the match (against Saina) and expectation the best player wins tomorrow.”
In January, Saina Nehwal defeated Pornpawee Chochuwong in the final of the Malaysia Masters by 21-14, 21-12 in women’s singles on Thursday.
Rio Olympics silver medallist Sindhu beat Japan’s Saena Kawakami 21-16, 23-21 to enter quarter-final rounds against Saina Nehwal on Friday.
The matches will get start in the afternoon at 2pm.