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Sindhu Shines, Srikanth Stumbles at French Open: Indian Roundup
Badminton, Sports

Sindhu Shines, Srikanth Stumbles at French Open: Indian Roundup

The French Open badminton tournament witnessed mixed fortunes for India on Thursday. While PV Sindhu continued her impressive run, advancing to the women's singles quarterfinals, Kidambi Srikanth's campaign ended with a disappointing defeat in the round of 16. Sindhu Battles Back for Quarterfinal Berth P.V. Sindhu rallied from a game down to defeat World No. 10 Beiwen Zhang of the USA 13-21, 21-10, 21-14. This marks her first BWF tour event win since returning from a knee injury and her first quarterfinal of the season. She will face a tough test next against either Olympic champion Chen Yu Fei (China) or Line Christophersen (Denmark). Srikanth Falters in Round of 16 Despite holding a perfect 5-0 record against Guang Zu (China) before the match, Srikanth lost 21-1...
Indian Challenge Ends at French Open 2023: Sindhu Withdraws, Rankireddy-Shetty Lose
Badminton, Sports

Indian Challenge Ends at French Open 2023: Sindhu Withdraws, Rankireddy-Shetty Lose

P.V. Sindhu, French Open The dream run of Indian badminton players at the French Open 2023 came to an abrupt end on Thursday, with both P.V. Sindhu and the men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty bowing out of the tournament. French Open 2023: Sindhu Forced to Withdraw Due to Injury Two-time Olympic medalist P.V. Sindhu, currently ranked 10th in the world, was forced to withdraw from her round of 16 match against Supanida Katethong of Thailand due to a knee injury. After winning the first game 21-18, Sindhu sustained the injury while stretching for a return shot in the second game when the score was tied at 1-1. Despite receiving medical treatment and consulting her coach twice, Sindhu ultimately decided to concede the match, handing Katethong a straigh...