Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu win, HS Prannoy bows out onf India Open

Updated: Feb 01, 2018, 09:55 IST | Agencies

Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu advanced to the second round, while HS Prannoy made an early exit after playing with corns on his feet in the $350,000 India Open Super 500 yesterday

PV Sindhu
PV Sindhu

Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu advanced to the second round, while HS Prannoy made an early exit after playing with corns on his feet in the $350,000 India Open Super 500 yesterday.

With BWF making it mandatory for top shuttlers to play 12 tournaments in a year, World No. 10 Prannoy took the court against compatriot Shreyansh Jaiswal despite developing foot corns and lost the opening round tie to his younger colleague 4-21, 6-21. In the women's singles, Saina beat Denmark's Sofie Holmboe Dahl 21-15 21-9, while defending champion Sindhu dumped another Danish girl Natalia Koch Rohde 21-10, 21-13.

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