P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth have advanced to the quarterfinals of the China Open in the respective single’s categories.
In Fuzhou on Thursday, Olympic and two-time World Championship silver medallist, Sindhu stamped her authority with a 21-12 21-15 win over Thailand’s Busanan Ongbamrungphan in the second round. Sindhu will face China’s He Bingjiao tomorrow.
Srikanth managed to a come-from-behind 10-21 21-9 21-9 win over Indonesia’s Tommy Sugiarto in men’s singles match.
He will face Chinese Taipei’s Chou Tien Chen, who won a silver medal at the Jakarta Asian Games this year.
Srikanth had won the China Open in 2014.