Sindhu beat Sung J Hyun of South Korea 21-16, 20-22, 21-18
World Ranking of Sindhu 6, Hun world's number 10 shuttle
26th ranked Praneeth beat world number 19 pranay in 52 minutes
Birmingham. PV Sindhu, the world's sixth female shuttler, was eliminated in the first round of the All England badminton championship here on Wednesday. He beat South Korea's Sung Ji Hyun 21-16, 20-22, 21-18 in Women's Singles In the men's singles, World number 26 Indian shuttler B Sai Praneet defeated compatriot HS Prannoy 21-19, 21-19 in the second round.
Sindhu defeats by Hyun for second consecutive time
Indus and Hyun were face to face on the court for the 15th time. With this victory, Hyun defeated Sindhu for the seventh time in his career. Earlier, in the Hong Kong Open in November last year, he had also managed to win a win against Sindhu. Indu defeated Hyun in the BWF World Championship in August 2018 for the last time.
Praneeth beat romance after 10 years
In Men's Singles, Praneeth took 52 minutes to defeat World No. 19 love. In the international career both the shuttleers were face-to-face on the court for the fourth time. Along with this win, Praneeth scored a record victory of 2-2 against romance. Praneeth had earlier defeated the romance in the Syed Modi Grand Prix in 2009. Praneeth will face Hong Kong's NG's Long Angus in the pre-quarterfinals. Angus's current world ranking is 15.
Indian couple out in womens doubles
In the Woman's doubles, the Indian pair of Jay Meghna and S. Purvishya Ram had to face defeat in the first round. The Indian pair lost to Russia's Ekaterina Bolotova and Elena Daveetova 18-21, 21-12, 21-12.