Indian shuttler Sindhu destroys China's Chen Yufei to enter final

Updated: 17 December, 2017 11:44 IST | PTI | Dubai

Indian shuttler Sindhu destroys China’s Chen Yufei 21-15, 21-18 to enter final

Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu beat Chen Yufei of China, ranked eighth, 21-15, 21-18 in a 58-minute contest to enter the title round of the women's singles in the Dubai Super Series Final at the Sheikh Hamdan Indoor Stadium here on Saturday.

PV Sindhu
PV Sindhu

The World No. 3 will now meet world number two and top-seed Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in the summit clash of the high-profile season-ending tournament on Sunday. Yamaguchi had beaten Ratchanok of Intanon of Thailand 17 -21 21-12 21-19 in the first semi-finals earlier in the day.

Sindhu had entered the semi-finals with an unbeaten record, having got the better of all her three opponents in Group 'A'. She has been in fine form this season, having clinched two Super Series titles before winning a silver at the World Championship.

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First Published: 17 December, 2017 11:23 IST

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