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Glasgow 2014: PV Sindhu, Guru, Kashyap reach quarters

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Category: Badminton News Published: 31 July 2014
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Glasgow: Indian shuttlers P.V Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap, R.M.V Gurusaidutt, P.C Thulasi and Jwala Gutta/Ashwini Ponnappa all reached the quarterfinals at the 20th Commonwealth Games.

P.V. Sindhu is not bogged down by the weight of expectations and is confident to win the gold medal.
P.V. Sindhu is not bogged down by the weight of expectations and is confident to win the gold medal.

P.V. Sindhu is not bogged down by the weight of expectations and is confident to win the gold medal.

P.V Sindhu barely break a sweat to defeat her Sri Lankan opponent Thilini Hendahewa 21-14 21-14 in just 26 minutes to book her place in the last eight; another women's singles, Thulasi thrashed Rachel Honderich of Canada 21-12 21-7 in just 31-minute, and will be up against World No. 33 Tee Jing Yi in the quarter-finals, a player against whom she has lost twice in the past.

In men's singles, Kashyap took just 24 minutes to defeat Jeff Tho of Australia 21-7 21-8.

"I knew I could win. I just needed to get myself going and get into the rhythm. When you practice and when you're on for a tournament, it's different and you can't slack off," said Kashyap after the match.

R.M.V Gurusaidutt also notched up an easy 21-13 21-9 win over Andrew D'Souza of Canada in men's singles match that lasted 27 minutes at the Emirates Arena; Another Indian shuttler, Kidambi Srikanth also entered the quarterfinals of the men's singles event after registering a hard-fought 20-22 21-16 21-12 win over Sri Lanka's Niluka Karunaratne. Srikanth will face Derek Wong in the quarterfinals tomorrow.

Reigning women's doubles gold medalist pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa also made it to the quarterfinals after beating Australian combination of Tang He Tian and Renuga Veeran 18-21 21-10 21-6 in a nail-biting 41-minute match.

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