Odense [Denmark], October 21 (ANI): Star Indian shuttler PV Sindhu put up a tricky however confronted defeat within the semi-final match of the Denmark Open in Odense on Saturday.
In the semi-final match of the match, Sindhu confronted Spain’s Carolina Marin and misplaced the match by 2-1.
Sindhu had a disappointing begin to the match and couldn’t clinch a win within the first set. She misplaced the primary set of the sport by 21-18. However, the Indian made a comeback within the second set, the place she gained towards the Spaniard by 19-21.
But within the remaining set, Marin dominated the set from the very first second and didn’t give an opportunity to Sindhu to clinch a win. The Indian shuttler misplaced the ultimate set by 21-7.
The two-time Olympic medalist confronted Thailand’s Katethong within the quarter-final of the match, the place each the shuttlers went toe to toe for each level.
PV Sindhu, a former world champion, picked up two factors early within the recreation however conceded 5 straight earlier than making a powerful comeback to go up 11-8 into the mid-game break.
Placed twelfth within the badminton rankings, Sindhu was barely higher than her world No. 19 opponent put up the interval, taking the primary recreation in 21 minutes.
The second recreation was additionally equally contested between the 2 nevertheless it was Sindhu who, regardless of Katethong’s sustained efforts, edged forward 11-9 on the break.
Sindhu, the Tokyo 2020 bronze medallist, then put her finest foot ahead to pocket the second recreation and transfer to the final 4. The match lasted 46 minutes.
The quarter-final match between the 2 shuttlers was the sixth assembly between Sindhu and Katethong.
Sindhu had defeated Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour and Indonesia’s Gregoria Tunjung, the seventh seed, within the earlier rounds. (ANI)