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Macau Open: Defending champion PV Sindhu reaches final

ANI/PTI
Published Nov 28, 2015, 7:40 pm IST
Updated Mar 26, 2019, 10:40 pm IST
Sindhu defeated Japan's Akane Yamaguchi 21-8, 15-21, 21-16
PV Sindhu remained on course for retaining women's singles title as she battled past Japan's Akane Yamaguchi to reach the finals at the Macau Open Grand Prix. (Photo: PTI/ File)
 PV Sindhu remained on course for retaining women's singles title as she battled past Japan's Akane Yamaguchi to reach the finals at the Macau Open Grand Prix. (Photo: PTI/ File)

Macau: Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu remained on course for retaining women's singles title as she battled past Japan's Akane Yamaguchi to reach the finals at the Macau Open Grand Prix on Saturday.

The two-time bronze medallist at World Championship claimed a 21-8, 15-21, 21-16 over second seed Yamaguchi in a thrilling semifinal contest that lasted one hour and three minutes.

 

Fifth seed Sindhu will face either He Bingjiao or Minatsu Mitani in the summit clash for her third title at Macau.

Two time defending champion and World No.12 Sindhu had surpassed Chen Yufei 21-13, 18-21, 21-14 in a quarterfinal match that lasted 54 minutes to emerge as the lone Indian survivor after men’s singles players B. Sai Praneeth and H.S. Prannoy bowed out on Friday.

 

 

 

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