Sindhu through to Thailand semis
The second seeded Indian continued her consistent performance with a 21-17, 21-13 win over World No. 35 Soniia in a 36-minute clash. The World No. 3 Indian will next face Indonesia's Gregoria Mariska Tunjung
Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu progressed to the women's singles semi-finals after knocking out Malaysia's Soniia Cheah in straight games at Thailand Open World Tour Super 500 tournament here yesterday.
The second seeded Indian continued her consistent performance with a 21-17, 21-13 win over World No. 35 Soniia in a 36-minute clash. The World No. 3 Indian will next face Indonesia's Gregoria Mariska Tunjung.
The drift in the hall created troubles for both the shuttlers who struggled with the length of their strokes. Sindhu was erratic initially and the result was Soniia led 11-7 at the first interval.
After the break, Sindhu slowly started dominating the proceedings and reeled off five points to lead 13-12. The Indian started putting pressure on the Malaysian with her attacking game and grabbed four game points when Soniia hit long. The Malaysian saved one game point before Sindhu sealed the first game with a smash.
This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever
DISCLAIMER: mid-day and its affiliates shall have no liability for any views, thoughts and comments expressed on this article.
Dipika Pallikal and Dinesh Karthik's love story: All you need to know