Indian women’s badminton player PV Sindhu entered the semi-finals by defeating Akane Yamaguchi of Japan 2-0 in the women’s singles quarterfinal match at the Tokyo Olympics. She will now face second seed Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei, who defeated Thailand’s Ratchanok Intanon 14-21, 21-18, 21-18 in the second quarterfinals.
There was also a clash in the Rio Olympics
These two shuttlers had faced each other in the round-16 match of women’s singles at Rio Olympics. Here Sindhu defeated Tai 21-13 and 21-15 in straight games. When Sindhu lands in Tokyo on Saturday, she will try to repeat Rio’s feat.
Such was the thrill of QF
Rio Olympic silver-medallist Sindhu displayed her best performance to beat fourth seed Yamaguchi 21-13, 22-20 in a 56-minute match to reach the semi-finals. Sixth seed Sindhu easily won the first game against Yamaguchi but faced a tough fight in the second game against Yamaguchi. At one point, Yamaguchi had taken the lead and it looked like the match would go into the third game. However, Sindhu bounced back without delay and ended the match with consecutive points.
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