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French Open 2023: P.V. Sindhu withdraws with a knee injury in the round of 16, ending the Indian challenge after Satwik-Chirag’s defeat
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French Open 2023: P.V. Sindhu withdraws with a knee injury in the round of 16, ending the Indian challenge after Satwik-Chirag’s defeat

P.V. Sindhu, French Open P.V. Sindhu was forced to withdraw mid-match owing to a knee ailment, and defending champions Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty also lost in the round of 16 in Rennes, putting an end to India's challenge at the French Open, which is a stop on the BWF World Tour Super 750. P.V Sindhu, ranked 10th in the world, defeated Supanida Katethong of Thailand 21-18 to win the first game of the match. However, the two-time Olympic medalist extended herself much too much when the score was at 1-1 in the second game, which led to the damage that she sustained in her knee. Sindhu used the magic spray, and then she sought the assistance of the tournament doctor. She consulted her coach Hafiz Hashim twice before opting to forfeit the match to Katethong, who then w...