Asia Championship: PV Sindhu leads India to 3-2 win over Hong Kong

Updated: 07 February, 2018 12:25 IST | PTI | Alor Setar (Malaysia)

Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu led the women's team to a thrilling 3-2 win over Hong Kong as India made a positive start in the Asia badminton Team Championship here yesterday. Sindhu won 21-12, 21-18 over Hong Kong's Yip Pui Yin in the first sin

PV Sindhu
PV Sindhu

Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu led the women's team to a thrilling 3-2 win over Hong Kong as India made a positive start in the Asia badminton Team Championship here yesterday. Sindhu won 21-12, 21-18 over Hong Kong's Yip Pui Yin in the first singles.

Ashwini Ponnappa and Prajakta Sawant then lost 22-20, 20-22, 10-21 to Ng Wing Yung and Yeung Nga Ting. Sri Krishna Priya Kudaravalli went down 19-21, 21-18, 20-22 to Cheung Ying Mei as India trailed 1-2. Sindhu and Sikki then notched up a 21-15, 15-21, 21-14 win over Ng Tsz Yau and Yuen Sin Ying to equalise. Ruthvika Shivani outwitted Yeung Sum Yee 16-21, 21-16, 21-13 to earn India the crucial win.

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First Published: 07 February, 2018 11:11 IST

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