Both PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth suffered straight-game defeats to Akane Yamaguchi of Japan and Anders Antonsen of Denmark in the semi-finals of Indonesia Masters badminton.
PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth eye final spots at the Indonesia Masters badminton tournament. Check match and telecast details of their respective semi-finals.
While PV Sindhu scripted a convincing 21-13 21-10 win over Turkey's Neslihan Yigit, Kidambi Srikanth made short work of compatriot HS Prannoy 21-7 21-18.
Check Day 4 schedule and live streaming details of BWF Indonesia Masters badminton tournament. Three Indians will be in action in Bali, Indonesia.
PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth also advanced in the Indonesia Masters Super 750 badminton tournament in Bali.
It was curtains for young Lakshya Sen in the men's singles event and the mixed doubles pairing of Dhruv Kapila and N Sikki Reddy.
The Indonesia Masters will be the eighth event according to the 2021 BWF World Tour. Get live day 3 streaming details here.
PV Sindhu, seeded third, beat Thailand’s Supanida Katethong 21-15, 21-19 in a 43-minute women's singles match. Sindhu will face Spain’s Clara Azurmendi next.
The 2019 World Championship in Switzerland was PV Sindhu’s last title except the Tokyo Olympics bronze in August. She lost in the Swiss Open final this year.
The Indonesia Masters will be the eighth event according to the 2021 BWF World Tour. Get live streaming details here.
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PV Sindhu squandered a one-game advantage to lose 21-18 16-21 12-21 against Sayaka Takahashi of Japan.
India's Lakshya Sen lost in men's singles quarterfinals while the men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty also bowed out of the competition losing in Round of 8.
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty defeated MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila 15-21, 21-10, 21-19 to reach French Open quarterfinals.
Returning to the court for the first time after her Olympic bronze, Sindhu was a bit rusty at last week's Denmark Open, where she lost in the quarterfinals.
PV Sindhu couldn't match her fifth-seeded Korean rival An Seyoung, going down 11-21 12-21 in 36 minutes.
Sameer Verma will now face 33-year-old Tommy Sugiarto next in the Round of 8. Lakshya Sen lost to Olympic champion Viktor Axelsen to bow out.
Later in the day, Lakshya Sen will be pitted against world No. 2 Viktor Axelsen in the round of 16, while Sameer Verma will meet Anders Antonsen from the host country.
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