New Delhi: Playing true to her number two seeding, India’s ace PV Sindhu entered the last four of the Hong Kong Super Series tournament after she beat Akane Yamaguchi of Japan 21-12 21-19. It is a fine win considering the Japanese was seeded number five. Interestingly, Sindhu was the only seeded player from India after Srikanth Kidambi had withdrawn from the tournament. He was seeded number four. Sindhu will now face sixth seed Thai player Ratchanok Intanon. Also Read - 'Why Will I Have Problems With my Parents?' PV Sindhu Denies Family Rift After Leaving National Camp
Talking about some earlier action in the tourney, 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.
Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal had bowed out of the tournament after losing 18-21, 21-19, 21-10 to China’s Chen Yufei. In men’s singles, shuttler HS Prannoy had lost 11-21, 21-10, 21-15 to Kazumasa Sakai of Japan in the second round to exit from the event. (With ANI inputs)