Sindhu bows out of Indonesia Super Series Premier

New Delhi: World number three and fourth seed PV Sindhu suffered a shock defeat at the hands world number 10 Zhang Beiwen in round two of the Indonesia Super Series Premier on June 15. After winning the first game, Sindhu went down to the 26-year-old 21-15, 12-21, 18-21.
Earlier, in the day, former world No 1 Saina Nehwal bowed out of the tournament, losing to Thailand’s Jindapol Nitchaon 15-21, 21-6, 16-21. Saina, ranked 15th in the BWF women’s singles rankings, lost the first game to her 14th-ranked opponent but stormed back to claim the second by a huge margin, only to lose the decider.

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