Uber Cup 2022: India crush USA 4-1; enter quarterfinals


PV Sindhu | AP

Bangkok: India stormed into the quarterfinals of the ongoing BWF Uber Cup 2022 after crushing USA 4-1 in Bangkok.

In the Group D encounter, World No. 7 PV Sindhu started the proceedings against Jennie Gai. Sindhu completed dominated both the games and clinched victory 21-10, 21-11 in a match that lasted 26 minutes.

In the second clash, the women's doubles pair of Tanisha Crasto and Treesa Jolly thrashed Francesca Corbett and Allison Lee 21-19, 21-10 in the encounter that lasted 34 minutes.

Aakarshi Kashyap locked horns with Esther Shi in the third match. The USA shuttler lost 18-21, 11-21 in 34 minutes.

Then, the duo of Shruti Mishra and Simran Singhi lost to Lauren Lam and Kodi Tang Lee. After losing in the first game by 12-21, the Indian pair made a comeback winning the second game 21-17. But the pair from the USA clinched victory in the third game 21-13.

In the final clash, Ashmita Chaliha took on Natalie Chi. The Indian shuttler beat her opponent 21-18, 21-13 in 31 minutes.

Earlier, Team India had defeated Canada 4-1 in their opening match.

With two back-to-back wins, India have secured their quarterfinals spot.(ANI)

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