Sindhu, Gurusaidutt advance in Malaysian GP badminton

P C Thulasi tasted defeat in the first round of the women's section, losing to China's Yao Xue 21-18 21-5. Also losing was Arundhati Pantawane, who was shown the door by Indonesia's Maria Febe Kusumastuti 13-21 21-10 21-14.

updated: May 03, 2013 20:30 IST
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New Delhi: Top seed P V Sindhu advanced to the second round of the Malaysia Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament after recording a win over Singapore's Chena Jiayuan on a day that saw three Indians qualifying for the pre-quarterfinals of the men's singles event in Kuala Lumpur.

Sindhu beat Jiayuan 21-13 19-21 21-13 in a match that lasted 47 minutes.

Sindhu will meet Hong Kong's Cheung Ngan Yi in the quarterfinals on Thursday.

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