India's ace badminton player PV Sindhu made short work of Indonesia’s Gregoria Mariska Tunjung in straight games of the 2nd round at the Indonesia Masters being held in Jakarta.
The Indian won the match comfortably 23-21, 21-7 to march ahead into the quarterfinals, where she is likely to face reigning Olympic champion Carolina Marin. The Indian who had a 4-0 win loss record against the young Indonesian continued her winning streak.
The match started with Sindhu taking an early lead after opening few exchanges at 6-2 but Tunjung had other plans and came back strongly to level it up at 7-7 and match Sindhu point for point till the mid game break. The Indian then cut loose and managed to widen the gap but the Indonesian was not letting it go and fought till the last point and eventually lost it narrowly by a scoreline of 21-23.
The second game saw BWF Tour Finals Champion, Sindhu, coming on to her own and breezed past the World No. 14 Tunjung, accumulating 5 successive points in the beginning to get a heady start. The Indian continued the march and dominated the proceedings throughout the game, without conceding much. The game and the match eventually ended 21-7. The Indian took just 13 minutes to wrap up the proceedings.
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