Sania, Sindhu, Jayaram and Sameer win at Hong Kong Open

Updated: Nov 25, 2016, 10:34 IST | IANS |

Indians enjoyed a good outing at the ongoing Hong Kong Open badminton tournament with PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Ajay Jayaram and Sameer Verma winning their respective singles matches here yesterday

PV Sindhu
PV Sindhu

Hong Kong: Indians enjoyed a good outing at the ongoing Hong Kong Open badminton tournament with PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Ajay Jayaram and Sameer Verma winning their respective singles matches here yesterday.

In the women's singles, Sindhu defeated Hsu Ya Ching of Taiwan 21-10, 21-14 in 36 minutes while Saina faced a much more difficult task against Sayaka Sato of Japan before prevailing 21-18, 9-21, 21-16 in 51 minutes.

In the men's singles, Jayaram beat China's Huang Yuxiang 21-18, 21-19 while Verma won 19-21, 21-15, 21-11 over Kazumasa Sakai of Japan in 53 minutes.

However, HS Prannoy crashed out of the men's singles competition after going down fighting to Chong Wei Feng of Malaysia.

Prannoy started off on a promising note at the Hong Kong Coliseum before going down 21-15, 11-21, 15-21 over 58 minutes in the second round encounter.

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