Reigning world champion P.V. Sindhu has to win both of her next two games in BWF World Tour Final to stay in contention for a place in the next round. She lost her opening tie against Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in Guangzhou, China yesterday. Sindhu went down 21-18, 18-21, 8-21 in an encounter that lasted one hour and eight minutes.
Sindhu will take on China’s He Bing Jiao today. She is placed in group A alongside Chinese duo of Chen Yu Fei and He Bing Jiao and Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi.