[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Olympic silver medalist P V Sindhu entered women’s singles quarterfinals with straight-game win in the Senior National Badminton Championship in Guwahati today.
She defeated South Asian U-21 gold medallist Nagpur’s Malvika Bansod 21-11, 21-13.
Sindhu will face with Riya Mookherjee in the quarters. Riya defeated Kanika Kanwal 21-11, 17-21, 21-18 in another pre-quarterfinal match today.
Top eight players of the competition on the combined basis of world and domestic rankings were given direct entry into the singles pre-quarterfinals for which a Super Draw was held last night.