PV Sindhu loses to Tai Tzu-Ying in semis

Shuttler PV Sindhu lost in straight games 18-21, 12-21 against Tai Tzu-Ying in the women’s singles semifinals. Sindhu will play China’s He Bing Jiao for the bronze medal.

Sindhu will face China’s He Bing Jiao in the bronze-medal match tomorrow.

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The Indian shuttler matched her opponent shot for shot, but it did not prove to be enough as Tzu-Ying ended up taking the first game 21-18. Sindhu needed to win the next game to stay alive in the semi-final.

Tzu Ying is currently ranked first in the BWF women’s singles world ranking. On the other hand, Sindhu is placed seventh on the BWF leaderboard

The champion had stormed into the semis with a fighting straight-game win over world no 5 Japanese Akane Yamaguchi on Friday.

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