India Shuttler Star PV Sindhu eliminate from the Thailand Open after losing in straight games against Olympic champion Chen Yu Fei.
Thailand Open: PV Sindhu is eliminate from the Semi-Finals.
India Shuttler Star PV Sindhu was knocked out of the Thailand Open. On Saturday, after losing in straight games in the semifinals against Olympic champion Chen Yu Fei. Sindhu, a two-time Olympic medalist, upset by third-seeded Chen in 43 minutes, putting an end to an incredible run in the Super 500 competition. Sindhu, seeded sixth, entered the match with a 6-4 head-to-head edge, but she was not herself against the Chinese, who dominated with aggressive badminton.
Chen defeats two-time Olympic medalist PV Sindhu
Chen has earlier defeated the 26-year-old from Hyderabad in the BWF World Tour Finals in 2019.
After a 3-3 tie, Sindhu was down 7-11 at halftime in the first game.
Since Chen’s rally domination didn’t change much, as he ended up with five game points. Sindhu made two saves in the first game before succumbing to her Chinese opponent.
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Also the world number 7 Indian performed better in the second game, leading 6-3 at halftime and leading by two points at the break.
But China’s world number four tightened up her game and turned the tables, leading 15-12. Sindhu was unable to prevent Chen from collecting four match points and decisively converted them.
From June 7 to 12, Sindhu will compete at the Indonesia Masters Super 500 in Jakarta. This season, he won two Super 300 championships at the Syed Modi International and the Swiss Open.