Tokyo Olympics: Shuttler PV Sindhu beats Akane 21-13, 22-20 to enter Semis


Tokyo: PV Sindhu defeated Akane Yamaguchi in straight sets to enter the semi-finals of the women’s singles badminton competition at the Tokyo Olympics.

Though it was a fiercely contested game, Sindhu emerged triumphant 22-20. The Indian entered the semi-finals by beating Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi 21-13, 22-20.

Sindhu is now just one more win away from ensuring a second consecutive Olympic medal, to add to the silver she had won at the 2016 Rio Games.

Sindhu had won a silver medal at the Rio Olympics after she went down to Spain’s Carolina Marin in the final in a thrilling encounter.

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