• Sindhu beat Zhi Yi Wang of China 21-18 21-13 in her first spherical match that lasted 42 minutes whereas Saina Nehwal defeated Beatriz Corrales of Spain 21-17 21-19 in 38 minutes.
  • If Sindhu and Saina win their respective second spherical matches, they’ll face one another within the quarterfinals.
  • In males’s doubles, fifth seeded Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty beat Scottish pair of Alexander Dunn and Adam Corridor 21-17 21-19 in 38 minutes.