Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu on Thursday pulled out of the Denmark Open badminton tournament scheduled to be held in Odense from 13 to 18 October.

“Sindhu is not playing in Denmark, she has pulled out,” a source in the Gopichand Academy told PTI on conditions of anonymity.

The 25-year-old reigning world champion had pulled out of the Thomas and Uber Cup Final but later decided to participate in it after Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Himanta Biswa Sarma’s request. The tournament, however, has been deferred to next year after a spate of withdrawals in view of COVID-19 pandemic.

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