Olympic medalist PV Sindhu lost the quarterfinal match in the women's singles of the Malaysia Open badminton tournament on Friday. In a hard-fought three-game contest, Sindhu lost to Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei.

On the other hand, HS Prannoy also made a quarterfinal exit, losing to seventh-seeded Jonatan Christie of Indonesia 18-21 16-21 in a 44-minute men's singles match. After these two losses, the Indian challenge in the Super 750 event ended.

   

Malaysia Open 2022: Star player PV Sindhu gets eliminated in quarterfinal, HS Prannoy also makes exit

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Two-time Olympic medalist PV Sindhu lost the quarterfinal match in the women's singles of the Malaysia Open badminton tournament on Friday.

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In a hard-fought three-game contest, Sindhu lost to Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei.

Sindhu has now lost six matches on the trot against Tai Tzu.

On the other hand, HS Prannoy also made a quarterfinal exit, losing to seventh-seeded Jonatan Christie of Indonesia 18-21 16-21 in a 44-minute men's singles match.

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After these two losses, the Indian challenge in the Super 750 event ended.

Earlier, Sindhu made a winning start and advanced while Saina Nehwal suffered a first-round exit. B Sumeeth Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa, who will be leading India's charge at the Commonwealth Games, also couldn't show their great performances during the initial stages of the tournament.