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Sindhu in third round

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  16 March 2018 12:00 AM GMT

LONDON, Mar 15: India shuttler P.V Sindhu edged past Nitchaon Jindapol of Thailand in the second round to advance in the All England Open here on Thursday. In a marathon match, the fourth seed shuttler took more than a hour to beat Jindapol 21-13, 13-21, 21-18.

After winning the first game easily, Sindhu found it difficult in the second game as she surrendered the game without giving much fight.

In the decider game, it was neck and neck till the end but at 18-18 Sindhu took three straight points to wrap up the issue. Sindhu will take on the winner of Nozomi Okuhara and Fitriani match in the quarters.

The 22-year-old had earlier entered round two of the championship after beating Pornpawee Chochuwong of Thailand 20-22, 21-17, 21-9 in a clash that lasted for just 38 minutes. IANS

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