Saina to face Sindhu in Indonesia Masters quarter-finals

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Jakarta, Jan 25 (IANS) Star Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu will face each other in an all Indian quarter-final after registering victories in their respective preliminary matches at the $350,000 Indonesia Masters here on Thursday.

Saina, who returned from an ankle injury, overcame World No.20 Chinese Chen Xiaoxin 21-12, 21-18 in 37 minutes, while Sindhu defeated Goh Jin Wei of Malaysia 21-12, 21-9 in a lopsided contest.

The men’s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty also entered the quarter-finals after outclassing Chinese Taipei’s Liao Min Chun and Su Ching Heng 21-17, 21-16 in the second round.

–IANS

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