CWG 2022 Badminton: Sindhu and Srikanth show their strength, defeat their opponents, make it to the next round

PV Sindhu has shown a brilliant game by winning the pre-quarterfinals and has also won the part of Kidambi Srikanth.

Easy win for PV Sindhu. (PTI Photo)

He seems to be living up to what was expected from the badminton stars of India. One of the best female players in the world PV Sindhu If he showed the game according to his fame, the same work was done by the male player Kidambi Srikanth. Both easily won their respective matches. Both have made it to the pre-quarterfinals by winning the singles event at the Commonwealth Games-2022.

Sindhu, a two-time Olympic medalist, defeated Fatima Nabaha Abdul Razzaq of Maldives 21-4 21-11 in a round of 32 match. In the men’s singles event, Srikanth defeated Daniel Vanagalia of Uganda 21-9 21-9.

Easy win for Sindhu

Sindhu, the silver medalist of the previous stage, who first entered the court, did not sweat a bit in the match, while Fatima was facing a lot of difficulties. In the first game, Sindhu without attacking the Maldivian rival, used drop shots to collect points. In the second game, Fatima presented a bit of a challenge initially and she was tied at 9-9 with Sindhu as the Indian player gave away points through simple mistakes. But then Sindhu took an 11-9 lead till the break. After this, he made a place in the last 16 by collecting points comfortably while the opponent could score only two points.

srikanth showed amazing game

Srikanth was deeply disappointed after losing to his lower-ranked Malaysian J Yong An in the final of the mixed team event. But the world number 13 scored points thanks to drop shots taking his cross court angle. The Ugandan player got most of his points from Srikanth’s innocuous mistakes.

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Lost in mixed doubles

However, India has lost in mixed doubles. In the Round of 32, the Indian pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and Sumit Reddy lost to the England pair. He lost this match 18-21, 16-21.