PV Sindhu has been in fine form after picking up a bronze in the Tokyo Olympics. She had reached the semifinals in her last three events - French Open, Indonesia Masters and Indonesia Open - before coming into the BWF World Tour Finals.
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.
Sindhu, who won a silver in the 2016 Rio Olympics, defended brilliantly and rode on her attack to outclass the fourth-seeded Yamaguchi 21-13 22-20
PV Sindhu inched closer to winning a second Olympic medal. She will now meet the winner of Ratchanok Inthanon vs Tai Tzu Ying in the Tokyo 2020 semis
World no.2 Akane Yamaguchi defeated India's PV Sindhi in the quarterfinals of the Japan Open, in a game where she struggled by a possible knee injury.
Indian shuttler PV Sindhu failed in the last hurdle to lose the Indonesia Open final to Akane Yamaguchi of Japan
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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