PV Sindhu advanced to the women’s singles quarterfinals of the Singapore Open beating Denmark’s Mia Blichfeldt. Sindhu took 39 minutes to get the better of Mia with a 21-13 21-19 win. She will next face China’s Cai Yanyan, a BWF World Junior Championships bronze medallist. Meanwhile, Saina Nehwal beat Pornpawee Chochuwong after a thrilling 21-16 18-21 21-19 encounter. She will next face Japanese Nozomi Okuhara.