World Championships: Sindhu knocks out defending champion

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Guangzhou, Aug 8: Indian shuttler P V Sindhu caused the biggest upset of the tournament so far by knocking out defending champion Yihan Wang of China to advance to the women's singles quarterfinals at the World Badminton Championships here Thursday.

World C'ships: Sindhu advances

The 10th seeded Sindhu defeated the second seeded London Olympics silver medallist 21-18, 23-21 in 55 minutes at the Tianhe Indoor Stadium.

It was a great day for Indians at Guangzhou, Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap have also booked their spot in the quarter-finals along with P V Sindhu at World Badminton Championships.

IANS

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