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Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu go to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open

<p>P.V. Sindhu, a two-time Olympic medalist from India, and Kidambi Srikanth, a former World No. 1 player, both won their respective second-round matches in straight games to progress to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open badminton tournament.<img decoding=”async” class=”alignnone wp-image-109267″ src=”https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/theindiaprint.com-the-freeze-in-gasoline-and-diesel-prices-has-helped-hpcl-return-to-profitability-download-2023-08-03t174948.240.jpg” alt=”” width=”1187″ height=”697″ srcset=”https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/theindiaprint.com-the-freeze-in-gasoline-and-diesel-prices-has-helped-hpcl-return-to-profitability-download-2023-08-03t174948.240.jpg 293w, https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/theindiaprint.com-the-freeze-in-gasoline-and-diesel-prices-has-helped-hpcl-return-to-profitability-download-2023-08-03t174948.240-150×88.jpg 150w” sizes=”(max-width: 1187px) 100vw, 1187px” /></p>
<p>In a 29-minute match, Sindhu, who earned a silver medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and a bronze medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, beat fellow countryman Aakarshi Kashyap.</p>
<p>Srikanth won the BWF World Tour Super 500 competition in the second round on Court 3 at the Quaycentre by defeating Su Li Yang of Chinese Taipei 21-10, 21-17.</p>
<p>This was Sindhu’s first encounter with Aakarshi, and the more seasoned player maintained an edge throughout the contest, driving home her advantage to secure a straightforward victory. Sindhu, who is ranked fifth in the tournament, will play fourth-seeded Malaysian Beiwen Zhang next. Beiwen Zhang advanced to the final eight after defeating Huang Yu-Hsun in a grueling second-round match 19-21, 21-10, 21-12.</p>
<p>In the next round, Srikanth, who beat Kenta Nishimoto of Japan 21-18, 21-7, will compete against the winner of the contest between Priyanshu Rajawat of India and Wang Tzu Wei of Chinese Taipei.</p>

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