Dubai [UAE], December 13 (ANI): The opening day of the season-ending Dubai Super Series Finals produced mixed results for the Indian shuttlers as Olympian P V Sindhu started the event on a winning note against China's He Bingjiao while Kidambi Srikanth received defeat from World No. 1 Viktor Axelsen of Denmark.
In the women's single event, Rio Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu defeated Bingjiao 21-11, 16-21, 21-18 in a match, which lasted over 63-minutes.
However, in men's singles, fit-again Srikanth went down 21-13, 21-17 against defending champion Axelsen.
Srikanth had won four Super Series titles in a calendar with the Indonesia Open, Australia Open, Denmark Open and the French Open titles to become the only Indian, and fourth player ever to do so. (ANI)