Malaysia Masters: PV Sindhu settles score with Chinese player in semi-finals; love also live

Kuala Lumpur. Two-time Olympic champion P V Sindhu reached the semi-finals of the Malaysia Masters Super 500 badminton tournament, Sindhu defeated China’s Yi Man Zhang in the women’s singles quarter-finals. Sixth seed Sindhu defeated lower-ranked Zhang 21-16, 13-21, 22-20. Sindhu, ranked 13th in the world rankings, avenged her loss to 18th-ranked Zhang in the last 32 of the All England Open.

PV Sindhu will next face world number nine Gregoria Mariska T of Indonesia, who defeated second seed Yi Zhi Wang of China 21-18, 22-20. In men’s singles, Kidambi Srikanth was defeated by qualifier Kristian Adinata of Indonesia 16-21, 21-16, 21-11.

At the same time, in Men’s Singles, HS Prannoy will face Indonesia’s 57th rank Christian Edinata. The Indonesian shuttler defeated Kidambi Srikanth 16-21, 21-16 and 21-11 in the quarterfinals. Pranay has never played any match against Edinata. Only last year this Indonesian player has started playing in the senior category. Prannoy had earlier defeated Japan’s Kenta Nishimoto 25-23, 18-21, 21-13 in the quarterfinals.

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