Malaysia Open: PV Sindhu Beats Thailand’s Pornpawee Chochuwong, Saina Nehwal Loses


Kuala Lumpur: India shuttler PV Sindhu outclassed Thailand’s world number 10 Pornpawee Chochuwong at the Malaysia Open Super 750 tournament on Wednesday.

Sindhu, a former world champion, defeated Chochuwong with 21-13 21-17 scoreline.

On the other hand, London Olympics bronze medallist, Saina Nehwal went down fighting against American Iris Wang, ranked 33rd in the world, 11-21 17-21 in 37 minutes.

Meanwhile, B Sumeeth Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa also lost to world number 21 pairing of Robin Tabeling and Selena Piek of the Netherlands. The Indian duo lost 15-21 21-19 17-21 after a 52-minute battle.

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