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2015 World Championships: PV Sindhu moves into third round

Sindhu won in three games.

PV Sindhu won her match in three games

World No.13 PV Sindhu progressed through to the third round of the Badminton World Champiomnships after a hard-fought 11-21 21-16 21-17 win over Line Kjaersfeldt of Denmark in the second round on Tuesday.

The opening game saw the Dane dominate proceedings as she raced away to an 6-1 lead and then continued to hold on that that advantage, not allowing the Indian any space to comeback and eventually won the game 11-21.

The second game began on a more even note as compared to the first and at the 7-7 mark, it was Sindhu who took the lead, winning 2 popints straight to go 9-7 up. Following that, the 20-year-old she continued to chip away with the points, never letting the advantage slip away and winning the second game 21-16.

The decider saw Kjaersfeldt take an early 4-1 lead, before Sindhu bonced back but the crucial turn in the match arrived at the 9-9 mark, when the two-time bronze medalist won 5 points consecutively to go 14-9 up and then at the 15-14 mark, won 4 more points on the trot to 19-14 up and all but seal the match in her favour. She would eventually win the fame 21-17 and move into the third round .

Here opponent there would be China’s Li Xuerui.

Final Scoreline- PV Sindhu beat Line Kjaersfeldt 11-21 21-16 21-17

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