India’s PV Sindhu beats Pornpawee Chochuwong of Thailand 21-14 21-18 in the Round of 16 of the ongoing 2021 BWF World Championships on Thursday in Huelva. The defending champion Sindhu has now entered the quarter-final.
The two-time Olympic medallist started the match on a positive note taking a 5-1 lead in the opening game. Her Thai opponent clawed her way back reducing the deficit to 4-5. Sindhu once again raced to the lead making it 7-4 in her favor. The ninth-seed Thai girl once again fought hard to level the score at 9-9.
The sixth-seeded Indian then raced ahead once again winning 5 points on the trot to extend her lead to 14-9 and from there on there was no looking back as she pocketed the opening game 21-14.