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Indonesia Open 2019: PV Sindhu storms into semi-finals after thrashing Nozomi Okuhara

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Published Jul 20, 2019, 10:04 am IST
Updated Jul 21, 2019, 2:06 am IST
The 24-year-old is the only Indian left in the tournament as her compatriots were knocked out earlier.
Olympic silver medallist Sindhu took 44 minutes to beat Okuhara in the two straight games. (Photo: AP/PTI)
 Olympic silver medallist Sindhu took 44 minutes to beat Okuhara in the two straight games. (Photo: AP/PTI)

Jakarta: Indian shuttler PV Sindhu on Friday outclassed Japan's Nozomi Okuhara 21-14, 21-7 in a women's singles quarter-final match of the Indonesia Open to enter the semi-final stage.

Olympic silver medallist Sindhu took 44 minutes to beat Okuhara in the two straight games.

 

The 24-year-old is the only Indian left in the tournament as her compatriots were knocked out earlier.

In her previous match, she had defeated Denmarks's Mia Blichfeldt 21-14, 17-21, 21-11 to make it to the quarter-finals.

Sindhu, the world number five, will now face third-ranked Chinese Chen Yu Fei in a semi-final encounter tomorrow.

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