Defending champion PV Sindhu defeated her Thai opponent Pornpawee Chochuwong, ranked three places below her, 21-14 21-18 in the pre-quarterfinal match that lasted 48 minutes.
HS Prannoy was the only positive thing that happened for India on Monday at BWF World Championships 2021 as the doubles pairs suffered first-round exits. On Sunday, Kidambi Srikanth eased into the second round.
PV Sindhu has been in impressive form. She claimed her second silver medal at the season-ending World Tour Finals after three successive semifinal finishes at the French Open, Indonesia Masters and Indonesia Open.
HS Prannoy defeated Daren Liew of Malaysia 21-7, 21-17 in straight games in the BWF World Championships 2021 men's singles second-round match. Prannoy joins fellow Indians Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen in pre-quarters.
Kidambi Srikanth, seeded 12th, got better of Spain's Pablo Abian 21-12, 21-16 in the ongoing BWF World Championships 2021. The Indian will next face Chinese Li Shi Feng in the second round.
PV Sindhu will start her title defense at BWF World Championships 2021 against Martika Repiska in the second round. Get here the live streaming details of BWF World Championships 2021.
World number seven and defending champion PV Sindhu took just 24 minutes to Slovakia's Martina Repiska, while Lakshya Sen prevailed over Japanese Kenta Nishimoto.
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