Shuttler Star India PV Sindhu was eliminate from the Thailand Open after losing to Olympic champion Chen Yu Fei in straight games.
Thailand Open: PV Sindhu Loses the Semi Final Match
Shuttler Star India PV Sindhu eliminate from the Thailand Open. On Saturday after losing in straight games to Olympic champion Chen Yu Fei in the semifinals. Sindhu, a two-time Olympic medalist, was defeated in 43 minutes by third-seeded Chen, ending an amazing run in the Super 500 competition. Sindhu, seeded sixth, had a 6-4 head-to-head advantage going into the match, but she was not herself against the Chinese, who served up an aggressive badminton to come out on top.
Two Time Olympic Medalist PV Sindhu Defeated by Chen
The 26-year-old from Hyderabad had previously lost to Chen in the BWF World Tour Finals in 2019.
Sindhu was down 7-11 at the halftime break in the opening game after a 3-3 tie.
Chen’s dominance of the rallies didn’t vary much, and he eventually had five game points. Sindhu made two saves before losing the first game to her Chinese opponent.
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In the second game, the world number 7 Indian put up a better performance, leading 6-3 before going into the break with a two-point lead.
But the world number four from China tightened up her game and reversed the tables, taking a 15-12 lead. Sindhu was powerless to stop Chen from grabbing four match points and converting them convincingly.
Sindhu will play in the Indonesia Masters Super 500 in Jakarta from June 7 to 12. After winning two Super 300 championships this season at the Syed Modi International and Swiss Open.
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