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Tokyo Olympics 2020: PV Sindhu Beats Cheung Ngan Yi In Straight Games, Enters Pre-Quarterfinals

Indian World champion PV Sndhu advanced to the pre-quarter finals of women’s singles badminton event at Tokyo Olympics 2020 by beating Hong Kong’s NY Cheung in a group J match today. The 26-years-old Indian, who had claimed a silver medal in the last edition in Rio, prevailed over world No. 34 Cheung 21-9 21-16 in a 35-minute match to top the group. This was Sindhu’s sixth win over Cheung in as many meetings. World Rank No. 7 Sindhu will meet Denmark’s world number 12 Mia Blichfeldt, who topped Group I. Sindhu has a 4-1 head-to-head record against Blichfeldt, whose only win against the Indian was at the Yonex Thailand Open earlier this year.

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