Star Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu and Kadambi Srikanth had another easy encounter at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games on Friday, reaching the quarter-finals of the women’s and men’s singles events respectively with comfortable wins.
Sindhu, a silver medalist in the 2018 edition, unexpectedly faced no resistance from Uganda’s Hasina Kobogabe, winning their pre-quarterfinal match 21-10 21-9.
Srikanth, who finished second best in Gold Coast, also didn’t break a sweat as he cruised to a 21-9 21-12 win over Sri Lanka’s Domindo Abhi Wickrama in the men’s singles.
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Earlier, the Indian women’s pair of Gayatri Gopichand and Teresa Jolly made it to the last eight after defeating Mauritius’ Jemima Leung Far Sang and Ganesha Mongra 21-2 21-4.
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