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Indonesia Masters: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth sail into quarterfinals
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Indonesia Masters: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth sail into quarterfinals

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Jakarta, Jan 24: PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth sailed through to the quarterfinals of the Indonesia Masters BWF World Tour Super 500 badminton tournament on Thursday.

Second seed Sindhu, defeated Tunjung 23-21, 21-7 in 37 minutes to make the last-eight stage of her season-opener, while Srikanth defeated Japan's Kenta Nishimoto 21-14 21-9 in 30 minutes.

Sindhu faced some competition in the opening game but completely dominated the second to keep her unbeaten record against Tunjung intact.

In the quarterfinals, Sindhu will play the winner of the match between world champion Carolina Marin and Ga Eun Kim of Korea while Srikanth faces either second seed Shi Yuqi or Asian Games gold medallist Jonatan Christie. (UNI)