PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth into quarters at World Badminton Championships

Srikanth Kidambi won in straight sets against Denmark's Anders Antonsen. AFP

Srikanth Kidambi won in straight sets against Denmark's Anders Antonsen. AFP

China's Lin Dan won 14-21, 21-17,21-16 against England's Rajiv Ouspeth on Day 4. AFP

China's Lin Dan won 14-21, 21-17,21-16 against England's Rajiv Ouspeth on Day 4. AFP

India's Sindhu Pusarla returns against Hong Kong's Cheung Ngan Yi during their round three women's singles match during the 2017 BWF World Championships of badminton at Emirates Arena in Glasgow on August 24, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ANDY BUCHANAN

India's top ranked player PV Sindhu survived a scare against Hong Kong's Cheung Ngan Yi but prevailed 19-21, 23-21 ,21-17 in a thrilling match that lasted 87 minutes. AFP

India's Ajay Jayaram returns against China's Chen Long during their round three men's singles match during the 2017 BWF World Championships of badminton at Emirates Arena in Glasgow on August 24, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ANDY BUCHANAN

India's Ajay Jayaram tried his best against China's Chen Long, but he was hardly a match for him. AFP

China's Chen Long returns against India's Ajay Jayaram during their round three men's singles match during the 2017 BWF World Championships of badminton at Emirates Arena in Glasgow on August 24, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ANDY BUCHANAN

China's Chen Long defeated Ajay Jayaram 21-11,21-10 in just 41 minutes. AFP

Spain's Carolina Marin (L) reacts after beating Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt in their round three women's singles match during the 2017 BWF World Championships of badminton at Emirates Arena in Glasgow on August 24, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ANDY BUCHANAN

Spain's Carolina Marin moved one step closer to securing a medal after beating Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt 21-7, 21-11. AFP

India's Saina Nehwal waits to receive against South Korea's Sung Ji Hyun during their round three women's singles match during the 2017 BWF World Championships of badminton at Emirates Arena in Glasgow on August 24, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ANDY BUCHANAN

Saina Nehwal continued the good day for India as she defeated South Korea's Sung Ji Hyun 21-19, 21-15. AFP

Badminton - Badminton World Championships - Glasgow, Britain - August 24, 2017 Japan's Akin Yamaguchi in action against China's Chen Yufei REUTERS/Russell Cheyne - RTS1D64U

Japan's Akin Yamaguchi was surprisingly defeated by China's Chen Yufei in straight sets. Reuters


Updated Date: Aug 25, 2017 13:17 PM

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