PV Sindhu (Photo/BAI Media Twitter)
PV Sindhu (Photo/BAI Media Twitter)

PV Sindhu withdraws from Thailand Open, Saina to play

ANI | Updated: Jul 30, 2019 14:32 IST

New Delhi [India], July 30 (ANI): Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu on Tuesday withdrew her name from the Thailand Open.
Olympic silver-medallist Sindhu, who lost the Indonesia Open final and then Japan Open quarter-final to Japanese Akane Yamaguchi, will not take part in the Thailand Open main draw which commences on July 31.
"#ThailandOpenSuper500 #pvsindhu has withdrawn from #Thailand as the main rounds take off from today. Let's wish the shuttlers all the best. #IndiaontheRise #badminton," BAI Media tweeted.

The 24-year-old did not tell any specific reason for withdrawing her name from the competition.

Although seventh-seeded Saina Nehwal will begin the women's singles campaign in a qualifier match on Wednesday.
Earlier, 29-year-old Nehwal withdrew her name from the Indonesia Open and then in Japan Open on medical grounds. (ANI)