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French Open: Sindhu moves to quarters, Srikanth bows out


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Paris, March 7: India’s star shuttler PV Sindhu stormed into the quarter-final of the French Open Super 750 tournament after beating Beiwen Zhang of the USA 13-21, 21-10, 21-14, here on Thursday.

Zhang had a lead of 11-7 against Sindhu in the first game and over a course of multiple errors the Indian got defeated 21-13 in the first game.

Sindhu then made a comeback in the second game after an initial lead of 12-8 and won comprehensively with a score of 21-10.

In the decider game, Sindhu was all over Zhang, taking the lead of 11-7 with cross-court service and playing mostly on the nets. She won it 21-14 and moved to the quarter-final.

Earlier in men’s singles, Kidambi Srikanth lost to Lu Guang Zu of China with the scoreline of 21-19, 12-21, 20-22.



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