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Shuttler Sindhu advances to Macau Open quarters

P.V. Sindhu of India plays in her womens' singles quarter-final match at the Badminton World Championships in Copenhagen August 29, 2014.  REUTERS/Nils Meilvang/Scanpix Denmark (DENMARK - Tags: SPORT BADMINTON)  ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. DENMARK OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN DENMARK. NO COMMERCIAL SALES - RTR448M0
P.V. Sindhu of India plays in her womens' singles quarter-final match at the Badminton World Championships in Copenhagen August 29, 2014. REUTERS/Nils Meilvang/Scanpix Denmark (DENMARK - Tags: SPORT BADMINTON) ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. DENMARK OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN DENMARK. NO COMMERCIAL SALES - RTR448M0

Macau, Nov.26 (ANI): Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu advanced to the quarterfinals of the Macau Open Grand Prix after defeating Indonesia’s Lindaweni Fanetri in straight games on Thursday.

The two-time bronze medallist at World Championship overcame Fanetri 21-17, 21-18 in a thrilling contest that lasted about 46 minutes. Sindhu will next take on Chen Yufei of China to seal a berth in semifinals.

Meanwhile, H. S. Prannoy and B. Sai Praneeth will battle out in their respective contests to secure their places in the quarterfinals.(ANI)