The seventh seed Sindhu was defeated 14-21 18-21 by Bing Jiao in the women’s singles. PV Sindhu is a former world champion who has won two Super 300 events this season. The Syed Modi International and the Swiss Open.
So PV Sindhu, a two-time Olympic winner, was knocked out of Indonesia. Open Super 1000 event in the first round on Tuesday after falling to China’s He Bing Jiao in straight games. Sindhu, the seventh seed, was defeated 14-21 18-21 by Bing Jiao in the women’s singles. This season, Sindhu has won two Super 300 titles. So, He is a former world champion and has won the Syed Modi International and the Swiss Open. Bing Jiao, the world No. 9 who beat PV Sindhu in the Badminton Asia Championship, now has a 10-8 head-to-head record versus Indian players.
So, The setback at the Istora Gelora Bung Karno has impacted PV Sindhu’s preparations for the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham next month.
So, B Sai Praneeth In the men’s singles was eliminated after losing 16-21 19-21 against Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus of Denmark.
In the first round, mixed doubles duo Ishaan Bhatnagar and Tanisha Crasto met the same fate. So, In just 32 minutes, Chang Tak Ching and NG Wing Yung Hong of Hong Kong lost 14-21 11-21.
In the PV Sindhu vs Bing Jiao encounter, the Indian was hesitant to get going. The Chinese didn’t let her get a hold of the game and raced to a 9-2 lead before expanding it to 11-4 at halftime.
So, after the break, PV Sindhu came out firing, scoring four straight points to trim the margin to 8-11. The Chinese, on the other hand, did not allow PV Sindhu to take control of the match and won the first game by a comfortable margin.
After lagging in the first game, PV Sindhu was expected to come out hot in the second, but it was Bing Jiao who took an early 5-1 lead.