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Sindhu advances, Pronnoy bows out of Singapore Open

P.V. Sindhu of India plays in her womens' singles quarter-final match at the Badminton World Championships in Copenhagen August 29, 2014.  REUTERS/Nils Meilvang/Scanpix Denmark (DENMARK - Tags: SPORT BADMINTON)  ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. DENMARK OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN DENMARK. NO COMMERCIAL SALES - RTR448M0
P.V. Sindhu of India plays in her womens' singles quarter-final match at the Badminton World Championships in Copenhagen August 29, 2014. REUTERS/Nils Meilvang/Scanpix Denmark (DENMARK - Tags: SPORT BADMINTON) ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. DENMARK OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN DENMARK. NO COMMERCIAL SALES - RTR448M0

Singapore: Indian ace shuttler P.V Sindhu advanced to the second round of the Singapore Open after battling past Thailand’s Busanan Ongbumrungphan in the women’s singles event on Wednesday.

After suffering a first-game defeat, Sindhu staged a spirited fight back to secure a 9-21, 21-17, 21-11 win over her Thai compatriot in her opening round contest that lasted for 54 minutes.

In the men’s singles event, H.S Prannoy suffered a major blow as he knocked out of the tournament after going down 21-18, 18-21, 19-21 at the hands of top-seed Chen Long of China.

Meanwhile, Ajay Jayaram also crashed out of the tournament after suffering 17-21, 16-21 defeat against German opponent Marc Zwiebler. (ANI)

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