Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu wins opening match against Ksenia Polikarpova


GUWAHATI: Indian Badminton star PV Sindhu started her campaign with a comfortable 21-7, 21-10 victory over Ksenia Polikarpova of Israel in her first match of Group J of the women’s singles at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday.

Sindhu lost the first two points but soon bounced back with frequent cross-court shots to register an easy win in straight games.

She will take on Hong Kong’s Cheung Ngan Yi on or before July 28.