Rising Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu pulled off an upset victory over former world No. 1 Wang Shixian of China to storm into the women’s singles quarterfinals of the Badminton Asia Championship here on Thursday.

The results:

Men: Second round: P. Kashyap bt Han Chou Chu (Tpe) 21-17, 21-19; Wang Zhengming (Chn) bt Sai Praneeth 21-15, 21-16.

Women: Pre-quarterfinals: P.V. Sindhu bt Wang Shixian (Chn) 15-21, 21-14, 22-20. Doubles: Lok Yan Poon & Ying Suet Tse (HK) bt Ashwini Ponnappa & Pradnya Gadre 21-15, 21-11. — PTI

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