Sindhu wins opener, but India have dismal day at the Olympics


Setbacks continued to haunt India in their quest to win a medal in the Rio Olympic Games, with shuttler PV Sindhu being the sole bright spot in yet another disappointing day on Thursday (August 11). Sindhu, a two-time world championship bronze medal winner, opened her women’s singles campaign on a winning note in Group M with a straight-game win in 27 minutes over her Hungarian rival Laura Sarosi. After beating Sarosi 21-8 21-9, Sindhu is set to play against Glasgow Commonwealth Games champion Li Michelle of Canada on Sunday (August 14) to complete the preliminary group. However, her compatriots Jwala…

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