PV Sindhu. Photograph:( AFP )
After losing the first game, Sindhu redeemed herself in the remaining two games
India's star shuttler PV Sindhu defeated world number two Tai Tzu Ying to enter the semi-final of BWF World Championships 2019 on Friday.
After losing the first game, Sindhu redeemed herself in the remaining two games, winning the quarter-final contest 12-21, 23-21 and 21-19.
. #TaizuYing silenced as 🔥🔥Sindhu prevails!— BAI Media (@BAI_Media) August 23, 2019
🇮🇳’s @Pvsindhu1 equals the record of legendary #ZhangNing by winning 5 medals-the most at the #BWFWorldChampionships as she defeated Tai Tzu Ying 12-21,23-21,21-19 to seal her place in the semis.
What a comeback!💪#IndiaontheRise pic.twitter.com/VUYlow1F5v
In the first game, Tzu Ying proved to be too good for Sindhu and the latter lost opening game by 12-21.
But Sindhu gave a tough competition to Ying and overpowered Ying to register a 23-21 win.
The third game also witnessed a similar competition between both the shuttlers but Sindhu managed to win the set by 21-19 and consequently entered into the semi-finals of the tournament.
Sindhu had entered in the quarter-finals after thrashing Beiwen Zhang on Thursday.