New Delhi: India’s badminton ace PV Sindhu started her campaign at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with a regulation win in the first round, defeating Israel’s Ksenia Polikarpova in her Group J match.
Sindhu won the contest at a canter 21-7, 21-10 in 28 minutes.
Sindhu was in dominating position form right from the get-go and did not give her opponent an inch in the first game. Sindhu started on an attacking note but briefly found herself trailing 3-4 early on.
However, she quickly fixed that and moved ahead quickly with Polikarpova making unforced errors and entered the break with a 11-5 lead in the first game.