Sindhu, Srikanth win Indonesia Masters openers

Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu overcame a fierce challenge from Indonesia’s Gregoria Mariska to advance to the second round of the women’s singles event in the Indonesia Masters Grand Prix Gold on Wednesday.

Top seeded Sindhu, who bagged her third straight Macau Open title last week, claimed a 21-16, 19-21, 21-12 over Mariska in an enthralling opening round contest that lasted 54 minutes.

Meanwhile, Kidami Srikanth defeated Wibowo Setyaldi Putra 21-6, 21-12 in the opening round of men’s singles. (ANI)