PV Sindhu cruises into Hong Open Super Series semi-finals
File photo of P V Sindhu Photograph: (Zee News Network)
Ace shuttler PV Sindhu, the only Indian in the Hong Open Super Series, entered semis after beating Japan's Akane Yamaguchi in the quarter-final match of the women's singles, on Friday.
PV Sindhu beats Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi 21-12, 21-19 to enter Hong Kong Open badminton semis (File pic) pic.twitter.com/79gwOu9GeD— ANI (@ANI) November 24, 2017
Second-seeded Sindhu is the flag bearer of Indian challenge in the tournament, after a surprise crash out of Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy in second-round of the event on Thursday.
Sindhu marked her spot in the quarter-finals by coming strong over Aya Ohori of Japan and defeating the Asian junior champion 21-14, 21-17.