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Sindhu enters second round at Denmark Open

October 20, 2016 11:46 IST

Rio Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu made a resounding start to her campaign at the Denmark Open, defeating China's He Bingjiao in straight games in the women's singles event of the $700,000 Premier Super Series badminton event in Odense.

PV SindhuSixth seed Sindhu, who is playing her first event after the Rio Olympics, notched up a 21-14, 21-19 victory over Bingjiao to advance to the 2nd round.

With this win, Sindhu has improved her head-to-head record against Bingjiao to 2-3.

The 21-year-old from Hyderabad will next take on World No. 12 Sayaka Sato of Japan.

Sindhu had reached the final of the Denmark Open in the last edition.

Image: PV Sindhu

Photograph: Reuters

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