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Sindhu enters Singapore Open semi-finals, Saina crashes out

ANI | April 12, 2019 02:52 PM
Indian shuttler PV Sindhu (Photo BAI/Twitter)

Kallang [Singapore]: PV Sindhu advanced to the semi-finals of Singapore Open on Friday whereas Saina Nehwal suffered a defeat in the quarter-finals against Japan's Nozomi Okuhara.

Sindhu registered a hard-fought 21-13, 17-21, 21-14 victory over China's Yanyan Cai in a match that lasted for more than one hour.

As a result of this victory, Sindhu advanced to her second semi-final of this season, following a last-four finish at India Open last month.

On the other hand, Nehwal lost in straight sets 21-8, 21-13 against Japan's Nozomi Okuhara. She was unable to display her top game and lost the match within 37 minutes.

Nehwal, on Thursday, registered a victory over Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong 21-16, 18-21, 21-19 in the second round to enter the quarter-finals.

Sameer Verma and Kidambi Srikanth are also slated to play in the men's quarter-finals later in the day.

Srikanth will face world number one Kento Momoto in the quarter-finals of Singapore Open whereas Sameer Verma will take on Chou Tien Chen.

Meanwhile, Sindhu will face Nozomi Okuhara in the semi-finals. 

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