All England Championships began on Wednesday in Birmingham. India suffered a poor start as Saina Nehwal lost her game against top seed Tai Tzu Ying in her first-round game. In the women’s singles, PV Sindhu squared off against Thailand’s Pornpawee Chochuwong. While she lost the first game, she staged a comeback in the second and the currently playing out the decider. In the men’s singles, Kidambi Srikanth won his match while Sai Praneeth lost his contest against Son Wan-ho. In the doubles match, Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy beat Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge, 22-20 21-12, to progress to the next round.
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