Olympic silver-medallist P V Sindhu led the women’s aggregation to a blood-tingling 3-2 win over Hong Kong while the men’s ancillary baffled Philippines 5-0 as India fabricated a absolute alpha in the Asia badminton Aggregation Championship in Alor Setar on Tuesday. With London Olympics bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal affairs out of the clash citation a beam injury, Sindhu accepted her animation as she aboriginal claimed the singles bout and again accumulated with N Sikki Reddy to win the additional doubles bold here.
Sindhu recovered bound from her affecting accident at the finals of the India Open aftermost Sunday won 21-12 21-18 over Hong Kong’s Yip Pui Yin in the aboriginal singles.
Ashwini Ponnappa and Prajakta Sawant again played their affection out afore accident 22-20 20-22 10-21 to Ng Wing Yung and Yeung Nga Ting in a 52-minute aboriginal women’s doubles clash.
Young Sri Krishna Priya Kudaravalli took the cloister adjoin Cheung Ying Mei but her attentive action concluded with a 19-21 21-18 20-22 accident in the additional singles as India trailed 1-2 afterwards three of the five-match tie.
Sindhu again accumulated with Sikki and alveolate up a 21-15 15-21 21-14 win over Ng Tsz Yau and Yuen Sin Ying to equalise. It eventually came bottomward to the third singles and Ruthvika Shivani Gadde recovered from a bold bottomward to baffle Yeung Sum Yee 16-21 21-16 21-13 to acquire India the acute win.
The Asia Aggregation championship is additionally a qualifier for the Uber Cup Final with the semifinalists earning the appropriate to comedy in Bangkok in May.
On Thursday, India will booty on a appalling Japan, who avowal of apple no.2 Akane Yamaguchi and ascendant apple best Nozomi Okuhara.
In the men’s event, Kidambi Srikanth led the avenue of Philippines with a 21-11 21-12 win over Ros Leonard Pedrosa afore the doubles duo of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy had an accessible 21-15 21-13 achievement over Carlos Antonie Cayanan and Philip Joper Escueta as India went 2-0 up in no time.
B Sai Praneeth hardly bankrupt a diaphoresis in his 21-6 21-10 win over Arthur Samuel Salvado in the additional singles afore Arjun M R and Ramchandran Shlok exhausted the brace of Peter Gabriel Magnaye and Alvin Morada 21-18 21-17 in the additional doubles.
Sameer Verma again completed the avenue with a 21-15 21-12 win over Lanz Ralf Zafra in the third singles. The Indian men’s aggregation comedy Maldives on Wednesday.